Dr. Alan Lefever earned a Bachelor's degree from Baylor University and an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His area of expertise is Baptist history, particularly Texas Baptist history. As a Certified Archivist as well as a Baptist historian, Lefever has over 20 years experience in archival work, including document restoration and preservation. Dr. Lefever is an established author and contributor to several books, articles and reviews, and presents his expertise in archiving the history and heritage of Texas Baptists through the state. Dr. Lefever is the Director of the Texas Baptist Historical Collection (since 1991) and has been an Adjunct Professor here at Truett Seminary since 2000.