Truett's own Dr. Joel Gregory spoke as the closing keynote speaker at the 2015 Baptist World Congress (the first held in Africa), inspiring the attendees with his sermon: "Going through the Door of Opportunity."
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The words from God to His prophet Isaiah have often been preached and taught but not always fully experienced or understood. For FCA Ghana Director Vincent Asamoah, it's a scripture that has greater relevance every day.
Austin Fischer (Truett alumnus and Teaching Pastor at the Vista Community Church in Temple, TX) has recently released his new book, Young, Restless, No Longer Reformed: Black Holes, Love, and a Journey In and Out of Calvinism.
The Parchman Endowed Lectures welcomes Dr. Geoffrey Wainwright, the Robert Earl Cushman Professor Emeritus of Christian Theology at Duke Divinity School on October 9th and 10th. The title of his lecture series is: "Faith, Hope and Love: The Ecumenical Trio of Virtues."
The echoing voice of Rev. Vashti McKenzie reverberated through the regular Tuesday chapel service for Truett Seminary students at the Paul Powell Chapel.
McKenzie is the first woman to hold the position of bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Her initial election to the 18th Episcopal District in 2000, which McKenzie called "breaking the stained glass barrier," was the culmination of a long history of women pastors in the church. McKenzie has since been elected to preside over the 13th Episcopal District and she currently serves as the bishop of the 10th district of the church, which consists of the entire state of Texas.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2012) -- Hypocrisy among Christians isn't what bothers most of the unchurched, but rather "bloody denominational struggles and church fighting in-house'' -- a marked contrast to Jesus' "undogmatic openness," said David Garland, Ph.D., dean of Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary during its fall convocation.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 22, 2012) -- The Right Rev. Vashti McKenzie -- a former journalist and broadcaster who broke the "stained-glass ceiling" when she was elected the first female bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church's 200-year history - will speak on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University.