Ezra: A Man Devoted

  by Dr. David B. Schreiner When Cyrus the Great rode into Babylon on October 30, 539 BCE, he ended the Neo-Babylonian Empire and solidified the foundation for one of the largest empires the world has ever known. For God’s … Continued

Board Chair Publishes Accessible Apologetics Book

  Jim Howard, WBS Board Chair, recently published an apologetics book entitled The Miracle of Man: Evidence For God from Human Nature (Resource Publications, 2017). From the back: “What Is a Man? Biologically, we are animals–homo sapiens. But men are … Continued

Joining the Team: Dr. Chris Lohrstorfer and Joshua Friedeman

Chris Lohrstorfer is from Elizabeth, Indiana, where he met and married his childhood sweetheart. He now resides in Raymond, Mississippi where he and His wife Mary are the parents of two teenagers, Diana 17, and Nicolas, 15. Chris has served as Senior Pastor at Hinds Independent Methodist Church in Raymond since 1997 and has been actively involved in higher education for 25 years both teaching and as an administrator. He received his BA in Pastoral Ministries from Wesley College, his MA in Theology from WBS, and a PhD in Historical Theology from the University of Manchester.

WBS Alumni @ OKWU

Mark Weeter (M.Div. ’83): Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean of the School of Ministry and Christian Thought, Professor of Theological Studies In 1977, just two months after marrying my wife, Brenda, we packed up and moved to Mississippi … Continued

The Self-Revealing God

  by Dr. Steve Blakemore   Foreward: “Why should I go to seminary? If God has called me, won’t the Spirit empower me for ministry?” That is a legitimate question, since education alone cannot prepare or equip anyone for the … Continued

Dr. Gary Cockerill: Celebrating 35 Years at WBS

  Reflections upon Retirement Gareth Lee Cockerill taught his first course at Wesley Biblical Seminary in the fall of 1979, joining the faculty of the fledgling seminary while he was on home assignment for his missionary work with the Wesleyan … Continued

2017 Compass is Here!

Check out the 2017 Compass! Included in this edition are: some highlights from Commencement and the 2017 Graduate and Alumni Banquet, testimonies from some of our grads, details on our cooperative efforts with Oklahoma Wesleyan University (along with a look … Continued

Why Seminary? Why Wesley?

  by Dr. John Neihof During my 19 years of education in Christian schools, I learned the stories of faith. When I enrolled in the University of Kentucky at the age of 25, I encountered stories far different from the … Continued

2017 Graduate and Alumni Banquet

  The WBS community gathered the evening before commencement for the annual Graduate and Alumni Banquet at the Jackson Hilton. Attendees celebrated Dr. Cockerill’s retirement and service, honored Dr. Friedeman’s service milestone, listened to Alumnus Marshall Daigre’s charge to the … Continued