Thrive with Asbury Seminary brings you interview-style conversations to help you thrive where your passions meet the world’s needs. Join us every-other-week to hear stories from people just like you and be inspired by world-renowned scholars, thought-leaders, and authors. Thrive seeks to help you learn about the variety of ways you can serve God, actively grow your relationship with God, take the next step in your faith and calling, and learn some practical next steps for growth.


Dr. Michael L. Peterson: Science, Evolutionary Biology and Scripture
Dr. Ben Witherington III: Sola Scriptura
Bishop E. Anne Henning Byfield: A Life in Ministry
Dr. Jonathan Powers: New Life in the Risen Christ
Andrew Peterson: The Power of Stories
Dr. John Oswalt: Called to Teach
Maryanne J. George: Songwriting, Worship and Living Authentically
Dr. Emilio Alvarez: A Conversation About Pentecost
Dr. Janet Dean and Dr. Marcus Kilian: Teaching Trauma-Informed Counseling in Ukraine
Zahriya Zachary: Living a Life of Worship
Dr. Randy Woodley: Learning from Indigenous Wisdom
Dr. Winfield Bevins: Liturgical Mission
Dr. Ron Smith: H.C. Morrison–Remembering the Old Paths
Dr. Mike Voigts: The Fourth Degree of Prayer
Rev. Jessica LaGrone: Out of Chaos
Dr. Timothy C. Tennent: Foundations of the Christian Faith
Dr. Alan Meenan: The Word Is Out
Dr. Michael Matlock: Building Loving, Healthy Lives and Marriages
Bishops Linda Adams & Keith Cowart: Free Methodist Church, USA
Tish Harrison Warren: Prayer in the Night
Major Andrew Murray: Finding God in Every Season
Dr. Stacy Minger: Why I Love Preaching
Dr. Jackie Perry: Heart Cries of Every Teen
Dr. Joseph Okello: Finding Jesus in Wilderness Moments
Rev. Khristi Lauren Adams: Unbossed: How Black Girls Are Leading the Way
Dr. Ken Collins: Jesus the Stranger
Dr. Craig Keener: Miracles Today
Dr. Brad Johnson: The Word is Out
Rev. Valarie Grimes: Empowering Others to Say Yes to God
Rev. Dr. Emilio Alvarez: Living an Integrated Faith
Donna Burske: Integrating Faith and Work
Dr. Brian Russell: Centering Prayer
Dr. Luther Oconer: Theology & Revival
Bud Simon and Dr. Jay Moon: Effective Intercultural Evangelism
Drs. Craig and Médine Keener: Impossible Love
Dr. Russell Hall: Career, Calling and Counseling
Rosario and Callie Picardo: Money Talks
Deanna Lynn & Kristina Osborn: Integrated
John Carroll: Discipleship & Relationship
Drs. Mark Dunwoody and Winfield Bevins: Missional Formation Coaching
Rev. Teddy Ray: The Next Right Step
Rev. Dr. Cynthia Davis: Wholeness of Body, Mind and Spirit
Dr. A. Sue Russell: Relationshift
Dr. Matthew Sleeth: Hope Always
Dr. Barbara Peacock: Soul Care in African American Practice
Thrive with Asbury Seminary Episode Break
A Conversation with Counseling Faculty
Ranjo Clements–Calling, Discipleship and Worship
Sandra McCracken–Singer. Song-writer. Hymn writer.
Dr. Gregg Okesson–Public Missiology
Tracy Balzer–Spiritual Direction
Dr. Winfield Bevins–Living Room Liturgy
Mr. Lo Alaman–We Sang a Dirge
Dr. Girma Bishaw–The Gratitude Initiative
Dr. Iosmar Alvarez–Calling, Discipleship and Church Planting
Mr. Shane Claiborne–Living Like Jesus Meant What He Said
Dr. Christine Pohl: Making Room–Living into Community
Dr. Christine Pohl: Making Room–Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition
Rev. Donna Covington: Racism, Justice and Reconciliation
Dr. Timothy C. Tennent: For the Body
Adam Weber: Love Has a Name
Thrive with Asbury Seminary Season Break
Dr. Jim Ramsay: Diaspora and Missions
Dr. Matthew Sleeth: Living 24/6
Community Conversation on Race: Church Leadership
Community Conversation on Race: Theology and Race Part 2
Community Conversation on Race: Theology and Race Part 1
Community Conversation on Race: Kingdom Leadership
Dr. Michael Peterson: C.S. Lewis and the Christian Worldview
Dr. Sharon Ketcham: Reciprocal Church
Keith Wasserman: Sharing God’s Kingdom with Others
Dr. Jonathan Powers: Faith, Art & Worship
Dr. Christine Johnson: Holiness and Death in the Theology of John Wesley
Dr. Chris Kiesling: Women, Development & the Journey of Faith
Deb Adams: Serving Those on the Margins
Rev. Brian Ebel: Calling, Church Planting & Transition
Mrs. Lisa Espineli Chinn: Engaging in Cross-Cultural Ministry
Rev. Stephanie M. Raglin: Finding Hope and Healing
Dr. Brian Taylor: Becoming an Agent of Reconciliation
Dr. Steve Stratton, Dr. Janet Dean, Dr. Mark Yarhouse: Listening to Sexual Minorities
Deanna Lynn: Purchased: Leaving the Sex Trade
Randy Hardman: Coffee, Faith & Business
Season 2 Trailer
Heidy Jo Tandy: Helping Women Thrive as Church Planters
Season 1 in Review
Dr. Craig Keener: Experiencing the Presence of God
Eddie Kaufholz: Cultivating a Giving Heart
Rev. Teddy Ray: Calling and Community
Dr. Dorothy Smith-Hubbard: Reducing Anxiety of Persons
Rev. Donna Covington: Formation is a Journey
Rev. Carolyn Moore: Finding your identity as a woman in ministry
Dr. Winfield Bevins: Falling in Love with Liturgy
Rev. Jessica LaGrone: Discovering the Power of Jesus
Dr. Timothy Tennent: Attempt Something Big