This devotional is an excerpt from Surrendered, a Lenten devotional by Dr. Chris Lohrstorfer.  For you are dust, and you will return to dust. – Genesis 3:19 Ash Wednesday is how it all begins. Millions of Christians around the world will go to Church today and have a cross drawn on their forehead with ashes. As the...
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Dr. Matt Friedeman has been named the John M. Case Professor of Evangelical Studies. He is the first professor in the history of Wesley Biblical Seminary to be named to an endowed chair. “We are excited to recognize Matt in this way. He has given his life to the mission of Wesley Biblical Seminary,” said...
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At a donor appreciation banquet on January 24, President John Neihof announced that a donor has established the John M. Case Endowed Chair in Evangelical Studies in memory of the longtime Methodist pastor. “Dr. Case was a great man and he cast a long shadow for the glory of God,” Dr. Neihof said. “The legacy...
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Dr. David Schreiner, assistant professor of Old Testament at Wesley Biblical Seminary, recently served as the guest editor for a volume entitled Is the Old Testament Dying? The collection of essays comes from a panel discussion, which Dr. Schreiner co-chaired, at the Society of Biblical Literature’s southeast regional meeting. “There are signs in America’s Christian culture that...
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Wesley Biblical Seminary has finalized the purchase of a new campus. The new facility is located in Ridgeland, Miss., just five miles from the seminary’s current location. The 9,000-square-foot building, situated on 2.5 acres, will house the WBS administration, faculty, and staff–as well as classrooms designed for on-campus and online students. “Our new campus will...
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In this article, Dr. John Neihof, president of WBS, reflects on the beginning of the new semester at WBS. A new school year at Wesley Biblical Seminary always begins with a flurry of activity. Let me give you a snapshot of our student body. The average student at WBS is in his or her 40s....
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Wesley Biblical Seminary is launching 6 new Certificate Programs in the fall semester. The 24-credit programs have been designed for ministry leaders and lay people who want deeper biblical, theological, and ministry training but are unable to pursue a full Master of Arts or Master of Divinity. “These Certificate Programs give students the flexibility and...
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Wesley Biblical Seminary has launched a new cohort of students in Mexico City. The initial cohort is composed of 20 Mexican church leaders and lay people who want to deepen their biblical understanding and be equipped for ministry. “Our Mexico City cohort is an incredibly exciting chance for Wesley Biblical Seminary to cross national lines...
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This semester, Wesley Biblical Seminary is welcoming its largest incoming class ever for the spring semester. From locations as varied as Mozambique and Oklahoma, 46 new students are joining the Wesley Biblical Seminary student body. “We are excited about the strong enrollment growth this semester,” said Rob Pocai, executive vice president.”Wesley biblical Seminary is impacting...
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Dr. Bill Ury returned to Wesley Biblical Seminary to teach the first class in a two-week Doctor of Ministry intensive. The class, which was part of the fall-winter Doctor of Ministry semester, focused on Wesleyan spirituality and its relationship with cultural transformation. “[We examined] how the Wesleys engaged people with the order of salvation–from prevenient...
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MDiv programs

The MDiv degree can be taken in one of four programs:

Ministry (78 hours)

Chaplaincy (78 hours)

Ministry with a Biblical languages emphasis (86 hours)

Teaching (87 hours)

Honors Research (87 hours)