Inspired by "The ABCs Every Baylor Bear Should Know," we’ve developed our own list for "The ABCs of Truett Seminary!"
A is for Alumni, over 1,500 of them, who are serving across the United States and around the world.
B is for Baylor University, the home of Truett Seminary.
C is for Covenant Group, a Truett distinctive, where students meet every other week for spiritual formation, discussion, prayer, and community.
D is for Doctoral Degrees, including the Doctor of Ministry (DMin) and PhD in Preaching.
E is for Events, from the annual Parchman Endowed Lecture Series to the National Preaching Conference to the Friends of Truett Dinner to many more.
F is for Faculty, published scholars, experienced pastors, and global leaders who challenge students to expand their knowledge while also investing in their lives outside the classroom.
G is for Globe, the bronze sculpture that greets Truett visitors and reminds us of our calling to "go into all the world."
H is for Houston, the home of Truett’s extension campus.
I is for International Travel, whether to Greece, Italy, India, Hong Kong, or a dozen other locations around the world that offer unique experiences for students.
J is for Joint Degrees, including the MDiv/Master of Business Administration, MDiv or MTS/Master of Social Work, MDiv/Juris Doctor, MDiv/Master of Music, and MDiv/Master of Education.
K is for the Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching, which provides students with thorough preparation for the practice of preaching as well as continuing education and resources for alumni and friends.
L is for LLLs, cultivating lifelong learning habits so students can continually sharpen their skills after their time at seminary is complete.
M is for Mentoring, the “apprenticeship" or "internship" program that gives students the opportunity to receive hands-on experience and guidance in the day-to-day functions of ministry.
N is for Network, as in the Truett Church Network, a new initiative aimed at strengthening and expanding the Seminary's relationship with congregations across Texas and the United States.
O is for Online Certificate Program, a special seminary program designed for church members and leaders who desire more depth in their Christian life or ministry.
P is for Powell Chapel, where Truett hosts our weekly Community Gathering for Worship, in addition to many campus- and community-wide events.
Q is for Q&A Lunches, a time for students, faculty, and staff to enjoy lunch together and hear more from the weekly Chapel speaker.
R is for Recruitment Team, who help prospective students discover more about Truett and how the Seminary can equip and prepare them for their calling.
S is for Supply Preaching, one of the resources offered by the Office of Ministry Connections, that gives students experience and churches assistance during ministry transition.
T is for The Cord, the Seminary’s annual magazine featuring stories about students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as significant updates and events.
U is for Undergraduates at Baylor University, who are mentored by Truett students serving as Resident Chaplains or in various roles with Baylor Athletics, Baptist Student Ministries, University Chapel, and more.
V is for Visit, whether for a Preview Day or a Personal Visit, all prospective students and friends are encouraged to spend some time on the Truett campus.
W is for Women in Ministry, because women are supported, celebrated, and encouraged at Truett Seminary to pursue the ministerial calls that God has placed on their lives.
X is for Χριστος, the reason we’re here. (We study Greek and Hebrew too!)
Y is for Youth Spirituality and Sports Initiative, a grant-funded program that gave rise to Truett’s Faith & Sport Institute for local high school student-athletes.
Z is for ZZZs, a rare experience for the studious seminarian!