The Impact of A Life

Forty four years ago this month, I entered Asbury Theological Seminary as a student. I had no definite plans, but was following God’s leadership to go to seminary. I studied there for three years, graduating to pursue ministry.

Dr. Frank Stanger was the seminary president. He offered an early morning group for prayer and discussion. Weekly we met in the cafeteria for some moving and instructional moments. At the time, I knew I was fortunate to learn from such a wise minister. I have appreciated that even more as the years have passed.

I was aware of Dr. Stanger’s disciplined life. With all of...