Dr. Angela Reed came to Truett in Fall 2010 from Princeton Theological Seminary where she completed a Ph.D. in Practical Theology in the field of Christian Formation and Education. Dr. Reed also has an M.Div. degree from the University of Winnipeg and B.A. and B.Th. degrees from Canadian Mennonite University in Manitoba, Canada. She teaches on various aspects of Christian spiritual formation, pastoral care, and health in ministry.
In the last several years, Dr. Reed has engaged in research and writing on spiritual formation and prayer in congregations with special attention to spiritual guidance relationships. Dr. Reed's first book, Quest For Spiritual Community: Reclaiming Spiritual Guidance for Contemporary Congregations, was published in 2011. Her second book, Spiritual Companioning: A Guide to Protestant Theology and Practice, was written together with her mentors, Dr. Richard Osmer and Dr. Marcus Smucker, and published in 2015. They received the Dallas Willard Center book award for 2016.
Dr. Reed's passion for spiritual formation and church life extends beyond academics to the practical. She worked in youth and young adult ministry for several years in Manitoba, Canada and has been a spiritual director for numerous individuals. Dr. Reed continues to be involved in various ministries, including retreat leadership, guest speaking, and spiritual direction with individuals and groups. She is married to David and they have two teenaged children.