The W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lectureship in Applied Christianity
This lectureship was established in 1995 by Dr. W.C. Dobbs of Mobile, Alabama, retired professor of Christian ethics at Mobile College of Mobile, Alabama. Lecture presenters include:
  • Lawrence A Uzzell in 1999-00
  • Leonora Tubbs Tisdale in 2000-01
  • William J. Abraham in 2002-03
  • C. Stephen Evans in 2003-04
  • Eileen W. Lindner in 2004-05
  • Greg Boyd in 2008-09
  • Danny Carroll Rodas in 2009-10
  • Henry Mitchell in 2010-11
  • Thomas Kidd in 2011-12
  • Peter Ludwig Berger in 2012-13

The Leo and Gloriana Parchman Endowed Lectures
Established in 1999, this endowment funds an annual lecture to support the mission and curriculum of the seminary by enabling world-renowned theologians from a variety of fields and disciplines to give lectures on topics of current need or interest. The lectures focus on concerns of both theory and practice related to issues in Christian ministry and encourage dynamic discussion on topics related to theological studies. Lecture presenters include:
  • Jürgen Moltmann in 1999-00
  • Lewis B. Smedes in 2000-01
  • N.T. Wright in 2001-02
  • John Polkinghorne in 2002-03
  • Walter Brueggemann in 2003-04
  • James Forbes in 2004-05
  • Eugene Peterson in 2005-06
  • Justo Gonzalez in 2006-07
  • Ben Witherington III in 2007-08
  • Bill Leonard in 2008-09
  • Lamin Sanneh in 2009-10
  • Richard Bauckham in 2010-11
  • Scot McKnight in 2011-12
  • Richard J. Mouw in 2012-13

The Willson-Addis Endowed Lecture
This lectureship recognizes the Willsons and their daughter, Oragene Willson Addis, and examines practical Christianity. The lecturer may be from any branch of the Judeo-Christian tradition. Past presenters of the Willson-Addis Lectures at Truett Seminary have been:
  • Thomas Oden in 1996-97
  • Dallas Willard in 1997-98
  • Diana Garland in 1998-99
  • Robin Lovin in 1999-00
  • Ronald Sider in 2000-01
  • Stanley J. Grenz in 2001-02
  • Richard Hays in 2002-03
  • Ellen Charry in 2003-2004
  • Glen Harold Stassen in 2004-05
  • David Bebbington in 2005-06
  • James D.G. Dunn in 2006-07
  • John Sanders in 2007-08
  • David Augsberger in 2008-09
  • Philip Jenkins in 2009-10
  • Kenda Creasy Dean in 2010-11
  • Kimlyn Bender in 2011-12
  • Andrew Purves in 2012-13

The Minette and Huber Lelland Drumwright Jr.,
Endowed Colloquium in New Testament Studies
Established in 2002, this colloquium brings national and international leaders in the field of New Testament Studies to the Baylor campus for interaction with students. Church and community leaders are invited to participate in conferences led by internationally known New Testament specialists as well as younger, developing scholars. Past presenters at the Drumwright Colloquium have been:
  • Margaret Mitchell in 2003-04
  • Markus N.A. Bockmuehl, Bruce W. Longenecker, Beverly Roberts Gaventa, Francis Watson, Stephen Barclay and John M.G. Barclay in 2004-05
  • Bruce Winter in 2005-06
  • C. Clifton Black in 2006-07
  • Dale Allison in 2007-08
  • Loveday Alexander in 2008-09
  • David Horrell in 2009-10
  • Beverly Gaventa in 2010-11
  • Larry Hurtado in 2011-12