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."

Jan. 17, 2023
Spring 2023 Convocation Address: "Four Crosses, One Christ"
Spring 2023 Convocation Address: “Four Crosses, One Christ” Baylor University, George W. Truett Theological Seminary Todd D. Still, Ph.D., DeLancey Dean and Hinson Professor
Dec. 7, 2022
Three Truett Faculty Receive Grants through the Program for the Future Church
The Program for the Future Church (PFFC) at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary is delighted to announce the first-round of subgrant award recipients. In response to the shifting landscape of theological education and ministerial leadership, the PFFC is a research center and resource hub aimed at equipping local church and community leaders, seminary students, and future generations. To further its engagement in contextually-centered and collaborative research that focuses on four pillars (leadership, youth and emerging adults, pedagogy, and lived experience) the PFFC has awarded subgrants to support three projects designed to engage and empower the future Church.
Nov. 18, 2022
Baylor University’s Truett Seminary Appoints Dr. Jason Vickers as The William J. Abraham Chair of Wesleyan Studies
Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary Dean Todd D. Still, Ph.D., announced today the appointment of Jason Vickers, Ph.D., as professor of Christian Theology and as the inaugural holder of The William J. Abraham Chair of Wesleyan Studies.
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.

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