Sabbath Questions with Dr. Marilyn Elliott

Marilyn Elliot is the Vice President of Community Formation at Asbury Theological Seminary.  As part of their twelve-week Sabbath Experience, Marilyn hosted potluck suppers at her home on Saturday evenings.  Below are Dr. Elliot’s reflections on this experience. To keep Sabbath requires a significant, thoughtful restructuring of our ‘life-way’ – our life style and habit… Continue reading Sabbath Questions with Dr. Marilyn Elliott

Sabbath Reflections with Karen Foldy

Karen Foldy recently hosted a semester-long Sabbath-keeping group through Asbury Theological Seminary’s Sabbath Experience. We took this opportunity to ask her about her Sabbath-keeping journey. What prompted your desire to start keeping a Sabbath? I have always wanted to be obedient to the command to keep the Sabbath, and I wanted to take this opportunity to… Continue reading Sabbath Reflections with Karen Foldy

Sabbath with Brian Skyrms and Family, Part 2

Brian Skyrms is a recent graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Brian grew up in a Christian home. As a seventeen-year-old, in Venezuela, he surrendered to God’s call to a life of service in ministry. He then pursued a BS in Sociology with an emphasis in Social Services from Georgia… Continue reading Sabbath with Brian Skyrms and Family, Part 2

Sabbath with Brian Skyrms and Family, Part 1

Brian Skyrms is a recent graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Brian grew up in a Christian home. As a seventeen-year-old, in Venezuela, he surrendered to God’s call to a life of service in ministry. He then pursued a BS in Sociology with an emphasis in Social Services from Georgia… Continue reading Sabbath with Brian Skyrms and Family, Part 1

Interview with David Bauer, Dean, School of Biblical Interpretation, Asbury Theological Seminary

What prompted your desire to start keeping a Sabbath? With my responsibilities as a faculty member and as a Dean I came to realize that the demands of my life were crowding out time for myself, and especially time for reflection and for spending with my ten-year old son.  It was necessary just to carve… Continue reading Interview with David Bauer, Dean, School of Biblical Interpretation, Asbury Theological Seminary