WBS Announces New Director of Development

This week WBS announced that Maribeth Gibson will be the new director of development for the seminary. Maribeth has spent almost two decades serving in development positions with various nonprofit organizations. “I am personally pleased that Maribeth Gibson has agreed … Continued

WBS Partners with the John and Charles Wesley Center

Wesley Biblical Seminary is announcing its partnership with the John and Charles Wesley Center (JCW Center). The JCW Center is a new Wesleyan think-tank of scholars who are producing a wide variety of resources to serve the broader church. Founded … Continued

Dr. Steve Blakemore Set to Publish Book on the Human Soul

Dr. Steve Blakemore, professor of Christian thought at WBS, is writing a book on the human soul which will be published in the first half of 2020. The project is entitled Recovering the Soul: Aquinas’s and Spinoza’s Surprising and Helpful … Continued

WBS Sets Enrollment Record

Wesley Biblical Seminary is training more students than at any time in its 45-year history. This fall, 153 students are enrolled in Graduate Certificate, Master of Arts, Master of Divinity, and Doctor of Ministry programs. “Wesley Biblical Seminary is touching … Continued

WBS Launches the Wesley Institute

The Wesley Institute is a new initiative created by Wesley Biblical Seminary to equip Christians around the world with a deep knowledge of Scripture. The 9-month program will take place weekly–on campus, and via real-time video–as participants learn all 66 … Continued

Dr. David Schreiner Publishes New Book

Dr. David Schreiner, assistant professor of Old Testament, recently published a book on archaeology and the Old Testament entitled Pondering the Spade. The book examines the relationship between archaeology and Old Testament studies. “If ancient Israel was the chief vehicle … Continued

Dr. John Oswalt Named Interim President

The Board of Trustees at Wesley Biblical Seminary is excited to announce that Dr. John Oswalt has been appointed Interim President at Wesley Biblical Seminary. He will hold this position until May 2020 or until a permanent successor has been … Continued

WBS President Dr. John Neihof Passes Away Unexpectedly

President John E. Neihof unexpectedly passed away today from an apparent heart attack. The whole WBS community is deeply saddened by Dr. Neihof’s passing. Please join us in prayer for Dr. Neihof’s wife, Beth, his children and their families, and … Continued

WBS Unveils New Logo

Wesley Biblical Seminary has unveiled a new logo that reimagines the seminary’s historic symbols. The updated logo gives WBS a strong visual identity as the seminary continues to expand its reach in Mississippi, the United States, and around the world. … Continued

Dr. Matt Friedeman Named to Endowed Chair

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 … Continued