The Cord
Equipping Through Ministry
In Fall 2021, the Truett Church Network launched the Ministry Resident Program, an opportunity for current seminary students to gain invaluable ministry training while deepening partnerships between Truett and local churches.
Meet Denisha Akpan
Denisha Akpan, MDiv '19, joined the Truett Seminary staff as Coordinator of Recruitment in January 2021. As a Truett alumna, her unique perspective offers a particularly meaningful outlook for prospective students.
Stories from the Faith and Sports Institute
In March 2021, Baylor's Truett Seminary officially launched the Faith & Sports Institute (FSI), following 10 years of progress in developing leaders in sports ministry.
Hub of Support
Truett's new coordinator of enrollment management is committed to prioritizing and enriching support resources for seminary students.
Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana
Baylor University's motto, "Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana," both animates and motivates the ongoing work and witness of Truett Seminary. George W. Truett Theological Seminary is a seminary for the church, in Texas and beyond.
Alumni Profile: Trey Oakley
President and CEO of Methodist Children's Home, Truett alumnus Trey Oakley shares how lessons learned during his time in seminary impact and inform his work in nonprofit leadership.
Q&As With Baptist Leaders
Over the last year, Dr. Jason Burden (MDiv ’05, DMin ’11), Dr. Carol McEntyre (MDiv/MSW ’03), and Dr. Tony Miranda (MDiv ’15, DMin ’18) have served people with faithful and faith-filled commitment, even when confronted with the unexpected challenges of a pandemic.
Theology, Ecology, and Food Justice Program
Launched in Fall 2020, the Theology, Ecology, and Food Justice Program claims a self-descriptive name that invites students, ministers, and community leaders to explore a subject at once both niche and universally critical.
Student Profile: Rebekah Graff
Second-year Master of Divinity student finds a home at her Baptist seminary through the newly established Wesley House of Studies