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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.
Jun
19
2019
Q&A with Alumna Erin Albin, MDiv/MSW '19
In this Q&A, recent graduate Erin Albin discusses her experience in the Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work joint degree program.
Jun
12
2019
African American Music Appreciation Month
For African American Music Appreciation Month, we asked Master of Divinity student and Truett Chapel Coordinator Matthew Davis to provide a recommendation list of worship songs written and/or recorded by African American artists.
Apr
26
2019
Congratulations to Master of Divinity student Scotty Swingler, who has been named the Spring 2019 Outstanding Student Preacher at Baylor’s Truett Seminary.
Apr
17
2019
Gaynor I. Yancey, D.S.W., professor of social work, Master Teacher and director of the Center for Church and Community Impact at Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work and The Lake Family Endowed Chair in Congregational and Community Health at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, was honored April 12 during the annual Academic Honors Convocation as the 2019 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
Apr
16
2019
New Preaching Fellowship Awarded to Graduating Truett Student
Jordan Davis, who will graduate with his master of divinity degree from Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary in May 2019, has been awarded the Seminary’s inaugural Parish Pulpit Fellowship.
Apr
8
2019
What does it mean to be Baylor’s Truett Seminary?
Established in 1991 with classes starting in 1994, George W. Truett Theological Seminary is one of the 12 schools and colleges of Baylor University. As an orthodox, evangelical seminary within the historic Baptist tradition, Truett equips God-called women and men for gospel ministry in concert with the Church through both rigorous academic instruction and intentional spiritual formation. But what does it mean for Truett to be a seminary embedded into a larger university, and not just any university, but Baylor University?
Feb
25
2019
Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary and Texas Baptists have entered into a new agreement between Truett’s Online Certificate Program and the Texas Baptists Office of Chaplaincy Relations. Through this partnership, students will have the opportunity to earn a Certificate of Chaplaincy Ministry.
Feb
19
2019
Baylor’s Truett Seminary Appoints Dr. Angela Gorrell as Assistant Professor of Practical Theology
Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary Dean Todd D. Still has announced the appointment of Dr. Angela Gorrell as Assistant Professor of Practical Theology. She will join the Truett Seminary faculty on August 1, 2019 following the retirement of Dr. Ron Cook effective May 31, 2019.
Feb
18
2019
Baylor’s Truett Seminary Appoints Dr. Rebecca Poe Hays as Assistant Professor of Christian Scriptures
Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary Dean Todd D. Still has announced the appointment of Dr. Rebecca Poe Hays as Assistant Professor of Christian Scriptures (Old Testament/Hebrew Bible). She will join the Truett Seminary faculty on August 1, 2019 following the retirement of Dr. Lai Ling Ngan effective May 31, 2019.
Feb
11
2019
Truett MDiv Student Elizabeth Perkins Nominated to Preach at Broadway Baptist Church
Baylor University’s Truett Seminary Master of Divinity student Elizabeth Perkins has been nominated by the Truett faculty to preach at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas on February 27 at 6:00pm for Martha Stearns Marshall Month of Preaching.
Jan
17
2019
Spring 2019 Convocation Address: Via, Veritas, Vita
Dean Todd D. Still gave the Spring 2019 Convocation Address for George W. Truett Theological Seminary on January 15, 2019.
Jan
17
2019
Student Q&A: Anna Beth Mann
Meet Anna Beth Mann, a second-semester Master of Divinity student from Birmingham, Alabama, who studied non-profit marketing at Baylor University with a minor in religion focused on practical ministry.
Jan
16
2019
Students, faculty, and staff were kept busy during the Fall 2018 semester at Truett Seminary. Read about lectures and events, faculty searches, and the graduation of 29 students in December.
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