President and Professor of Theological Formation for Ministry
Year Started at PTS: 2021

CONTACT INFO

alee@pts.edu
412-924-1366

EDUCATION

  • D.Min., Virginia Theological Seminary / Educational Leadership
  • M.Div., Wesley Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Hampton University / Music Education

 

CHURCH ASSOCIATION

  • Ordination: Progressive National Baptist Convention, Mount Olive Baptist Church

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

Areas of Specialty

  • Leadership in Theological Education
  • African American Contextual Theology
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Preaching

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Leadership for Professional Organizations

  • Present: Acting President, FaithJustice Foundation
  • 2011-2013: President, Community Based Academic Skills Foundation
  • 2007-2008: Chairperson of Board of Directors, Wesley Theological Seminary House of Baptist Studies

AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS/DISTINCTIONS

  • 2020: Economic Challenges Facing Future Ministers Resource Grant, Association of Theological Schools
  • 2015: Pastoral Excellence Network Grant, Christian Theological Seminary
  • 2009-2010: Lewis Fellowship, Lewis Center for Church Leadership
  • 2007: C.C. Goen History of Christianity Research Fellowship Award, Wesley Theological Seminary

Additional Resources

  • Doing it Different is a limited podcast partnership with Porshanality Media and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. This podcast explores the Seminary's cutting-edge Doctor of Ministry degree and its various focus areas. In this episode, Porsha Williams Gates interviews President Lee about “all things theological education” with an emphasis on the call upon seminaries to equip people to offer their gifts to further God’s dream for the world.‚Äč In his discussion with Porsha, President Lee shares his call story and talks about his doctor of ministry work and the importance of the arts to his own theological formation. Listen to the podcast. 
Asa Lee president and professor of Theological Formation for Ministry