Truett Seminary

Waco | Houston | San Antonio

At Baylor's Truett Seminary, God-called people are equipped for gospel ministry in and alongside Christ's Church by the power of the Holy Spirit. Here, theological education is a sacred process of preparation and transformation for a Kingdom purpose. Truett students think theologically, practice ministry skills, cultivate community, and grow spiritually as they seek to know Christ and make him known.

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Truett Profiles

Abby Bennett
Current Student
"The community at Truett fosters a place for diverse opinions and insights to be held with equal validity and respect. This has provided rich learning and depth as I hear from professors and peers as well as opportunity to understand others better."

Dr. Angela Gorrell
Assistant Professor of Practical Theology
"I aim to create healthy learning communities that welcome vulnerability. This requires vulnerability on the part of me and the students...As students learn to embrace vulnerability and share who they are and learn from one another, my hope is that students feel not just part of a course, but part of a community."

Matthew Davis
"At Truett, you are able to ask questions in class. You are heard. You are seen. Your opinion matters. Seminary is not a place where you come in with all of the answers, and it's also not a place where you're expected to have all of the answers when you leave. This is the training ground."

Aug. 8, 2022
Baylor’s Truett Seminary Announces George Gaston as Acting Director of Truett in Houston
Dean Todd D. Still of Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary has announced the appointment of George Gaston, PhD, as Acting Director of Truett in Houston. Gaston will begin to serve immediately in this strategic role. As the leader of Truett’s additional instructional site in Houston, Gaston is charged with the oversight of the campus, which includes recruiting, supporting, and resourcing students, networking and building relationships with local ministers and other community leaders, and serving as a bridge between Houston and the Seminary’s flagship Waco campus.
Jul. 15, 2022
Q&A with Dustin Benac on Adaptive Church
In his forthcoming book, Adaptive Church: Collaboration and Community in a Changing World, Dr. Dustin Benac, Director of the Program for the Future Church and Visiting Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, explores what it takes for communities of faith to respond to uncertainty and shifting organizational environments. As the book’s release date (August 16) approaches, Dr. Benac answers a few questions about his latest project.
Jul. 1, 2022
Truett Seminary Celebrates Record Fundraising Year
After becoming the first academic unit at Baylor University to reach and exceed its Give Light campaign goal, Truett Seminary is now celebrating a record fundraising year with gifts totaling $20.4 million in 2021-2022.
Jun. 21, 2022
Meet Truett Student and Student Regent JD McDonald
Meet JD McDonald from East Tennessee. JD is a current Truett Seminary student pursuing a Master of Divinity degree, Resident Chaplain for the North Village Residential Community, and a first-year Baylor University Student Regent.

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