Dr. Brad Johnson: The Word is Out

November 16, 2021

Overview Today on the podcast, I had the privilege of talking to Dr. Brad Johnson. He serves as an affiliate professor at Asbury Seminary and as the pastor of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. He […]


Rev. Valarie Grimes: Empowering Others to Say Yes to God

November 2, 2021

Overview Today on the podcast, I got to talk to Rev. Valarie Grimes. She is a coach, pastor, church planter at Radiant Church, international speaker and kingdom builder and soon to be an Asbury Seminary […]


Rev. Matt Hook

October 27, 2021

Matt Hook believes pastors are not only appointed to a church, but to an entire community. As pastor of Dexter UMC, he seeks to serve those in his congregation, community, and surrounding area in tangible […]


Rev. Dr. Emilio Alvarez: Living an Integrated Faith

October 19, 2021

Overview Today, Bishop Emilio Alvarez joins the podcast. Currently, he is an adjunct professor at Asbury Seminary and serves as the Primate of the Union of Charismatic Orthodox Churches. He is also the founder and […]


Donna Burske: Integrating Faith and Work

October 5, 2021

Overview Donna Burske, Senior Chaplain for AdventHealth Medical Group, M.Div. grad, and current D.Min. student, joins the Thrive with Asbury Seminary Podcast today. She provides pastoral care to a 4,000 person congregation composed of doctors, […]


Chief Habila Sa’idu

October 4, 2021

How did you experience your call to ministry? I received my call to ministry in the year 1975. How and where it happened reminded me of how God had called several other prophets in the […]


Greg Spillyards

October 4, 2021

For Greg Spillyards, being a commercial realtor is not all about the transaction. In 2010, he left the upward trajectory of a career in commercial real estate and development to work as Director of Outreach […]


Dr. Brian Russell: Centering Prayer

September 28, 2021

Overview Today on the podcast, Dr. Brian Russell, award-winning professor of biblical studies and former dean at Asbury Theological Seminary, as well as a transformation coach for pastors and spiritually-minded professionals, joined the podcast. He […]


Dr. Luther Oconer: Theology & Revival

September 21, 2021

Overview Today on the podcast, we’re joined by Dr. Luther Oconer, Associate Professor of Global Wesleyan Theology on the Florida Dunnam Campus. Dr. Oconer teachers in the area of United Methodist studies, the Holiness Movement, […]


Drs. Mark Dunwoody and Winfield Bevins: Missional Formation Coaching

June 15, 2021

Overview Dr. Winfield Bevins and Dr. Mark Dunwoody, co-founders of Missional Formation Coaching, joined the podcast today. Together, they have more than four decades of experience training and coaching leaders from around the world. They’ve […]


Rev. Teddy Ray: The Next Right Step

June 1, 2021

Overview Today on the podcast, I got to talk to Rev. Teddy Ray, Asbury Seminary alum, co-owner of North Lime Coffee and Donuts and lead pastor of the Offerings Community of First United Methodist Church […]