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Oct
8
2020
Q&A with Dr. Angela Gorrell on The Gravity of Joy
Rev. Angela Gorrell, PhD, assistant professor of practical theology at Baylor University’s Truett Seminary, recently completed her newest book, The Gravity of Joy: A Story of Being Lost and Found. In this Q&A, Dr. Gorrell offers a glimpse into the research and stories behind the book and gives readers a hint of what they might expect from this publication.
Sep
23
2020
An [Online] Network for Alumni and Friends
The Truett Church Network is finding new and innovative ways to connect and support Truett alumni and friends in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep
2
2020
Fall 2020 Convocation Address: Grafted and Growing
Dean Todd D. Still offered the Fall 2020 Convocation Address for George W. Truett Theological Seminary on August 25, 2020.
Sep
2
2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 2, 2020) — Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary has announced the selection of adjunct professor Jennifer Howell, Ph.D., as the inaugural director of the Theology, Ecology, and Food Justice Program, a grant-funded initiative by World Hunger Relief Inc. (WHRI) and the Baugh Family Foundation.
Aug
5
2020
Truett Seminary Certificate Program Announces New Partnership with BGAV
George W. Truett Theological Seminary and the Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV) have entered into a collaborative agreement between Truett Seminary’s Online Certificate Program and the BGAV Ministry Equipping Network in order to create several new opportunities for ministers and lay-people to earn an Advanced Certificate of Ministry.
Jul
28
2020
Since COVID-19 began to impact our community this past spring, Baylor’s Truett Seminary has worked tirelessly to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our students, faculty, and staff as well as to continue to pursue our mission, even as the landscape of education shifts in light of the pandemic.
Jun
24
2020
WACO, Texas (June 24, 2020) — Following extended conversations with and consultation of seminary faculty, alumni and friends, Dean Todd D. Still, Ph.D., announced today, with strong support from university administration, the formation of a Wesley House of Studies at Baylor University’s Truett Seminary. In conjunction, he announced that Dr. William J. Abraham, a theologian, philosopher, author and minister, will serve as the founding director of this strategic initiative.
Apr
28
2020
Truett Seminary Worship Coordinator MacKenzie Rock offers a weekly devotional and song of praise when the Truett Family is unable to gather for weekly Chapel services.
Apr
23
2020
Dr. Chris Johnson is the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of San Antonio where he leads a pastoral staff of ten ministers along with 31 support staff. Prior to serving in this position, he was Pastor of Chalk Bluff Baptist Church in Waco, Texas. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Baylor University (2004) then went on to complete a Master of Divinity (2009) and a Doctor of Ministry (2016) from Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
Apr
21
2020
Truett Seminary Worship Coordinator MacKenzie Rock offers a weekly devotional and song of praise when the Truett Family is unable to gather for weekly Chapel services.
Apr
14
2020
Truett Seminary Worship Coordinator MacKenzie Rock offers a weekly devotional and song of praise when the Truett Family is unable to gather for weekly Chapel services.
Apr
10
2020
How does the Church celebrate Easter amidst a worldwide pandemic? In this Good Friday edition of Baylor Connections, Dean Todd Still examines what it means to be the Church when we’re physically separated, recounts how the Church has grown during past times of plague and crisis and shares how the current moment compels us to find hope more deeply in Christ’s sacrifice and resurrection.
Apr
7
2020
Truett Seminary Worship Coordinator MacKenzie Rock offers a weekly devotional and song of praise when the Truett Family is unable to gather for weekly Chapel services.
Mar
31
2020
Truett Seminary Worship Coordinator MacKenzie Rock offers a weekly devotional and song of praise when the Truett Family is unable to gather for weekly Chapel services.
Mar
13
2020
Emmanuel Roldan is the pastor of Primera Iglesia Bautista de Waco. He earned his Master of Divinity from Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary in 2016 and is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry at Truett.
Mar
11
2020
The Reverend Doctor Emily H. McGowin enrolled at Truett in 2003 and earned her Master of Divinity degree in 2007. During that time of study, God equipped her further to be a teacher, scholar, and theologian. At Truett, McGowin learned not only how to be a minister of the gospel and care for others but also to value her own soul care and nurture her relationship with God.
Mar
11
2020
A message from Dean Todd Still to the Truett community following the Baylor University-wide decision to enact changes to the University's spring schedule in light of and in response to COVID-19.
Jan
30
2020
During the month of February, Truett Seminary is offering a number of exciting and enriching events, most of them free of charge!
Jan
16
2020
Truett Online Certificate Program Reports Impressive Growth
According to David Tate, Director of Truett’s Online Certificate Program, 2019 was the program’s “best year ever.” In 2019, the program welcomed 143 new students with a total of 502 course registrations during the year. A partnership with Texas Baptists to provide a Certificate of Chaplaincy Ministry was announced and $30,000 in grants to provide Certificate-level “scholarships” was received.
Jan
9
2020
Looking for something to do this spring? Truett Seminary is hosting a number of exciting events in the next several months. All of the events listed are open to the public.
Jan
6
2020
With students returning for the Spring 2020 semester next week, we want to take a moment to reflect on a few of the many highlights from the past year at George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
Oct
22
2019
Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary has received a $75,000 grant from the American Association for the Advancement of Science for a project that integrates science content into existing seminary curriculum. The grant is awarded through Science for Seminaries, a project of the AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) program, in consultation with the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).
Aug
15
2019
Fundraising Success Leads to Foy Valentine Chair in Christian Ethics
Recently, through the generosity of several individual donors and foundations, the Foy Valentine Endowed Professorship in Christian Ethics, was moved from a professorship to a Chair. The professorship was established in 2012 to honor the ministry and memory of pioneer Baptist ethicist Dr. Foy Valentine and has been held by Dr. Roger E. Olson since its inception.
Jul
11
2019
The ABCs of Truett Seminary
Inspired by "The ABCs Every Baylor Bear Should Know," we’ve developed our own list for "The ABCs of Truett Seminary!"
Jul
11
2019
The Faith & Sport Institute is a seven-day retreat in June on Baylor’s campus designed to test the mind, body and spirit. High school student athletes from the Greater Waco area engage in academic sessions and athletic competition focused on five theological pairings: worship and faith, identity and love, training and discipline, suffering and hope, and vocation and courage.
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