Truett Seminary

Founded in 1994, Truett Seminary, a part of Baylor University, is located in Waco, Texas.

Mission Statement:

…to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.

Liaisons

creechDr. Robert Creech is Professor of Christian Ministries and Director of Pastoral Ministries at Truett. He joined the Truett faculty in 2009 following twenty-two years as Senior Pastor at the University Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. He had previously taught on the faculty of Houston Baptist University, from 1979 to 1987. Robert earned his B.A. in Sociology and Christianity from Houston Baptist University, his M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. from Baylor University in New Testament studies.

 

reedDr. Angela Reed came to Truett in Fall 2010 from Princeton Theological Seminary where she completed a Ph.D. in Practical Theology in the field of Christian Formation and Education. In the last several years, Dr. Reed has engaged in research and writing on spiritual formation in congregations with special attention to spiritual guidance relationships. She explored these interests as a research fellow for the Faithful Practices Project sponsored by the Lilly Endowment. Dr. Reed incorporated some of this research into a book entitled Quest For Spiritual Community: Reclaiming Spiritual Guidance for Contemporary Congregations which was published by T&T Clark in 2011.  Teaching and research interests include Christian practices, Christian spirituality (historical traditions and contemporary trends), practical theological theories and methods, congregational studies, and pastoral leadership and self-care.

yorkTerry W. York is Professor of Christian Ministry and Church Music. He joined the faculty in 1998 after serving three years as the Associate Pastor of Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas, TX. He received the Bachelor of Arts degree from California Baptist University and his Master of Church Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In June 2009, the Baptist Church Music Conference, meeting in Nashville, TN, gave Dr. York the W. Hines Sims Award, its most prestigious recognition.

 

Truett Launches Spring 2015 Wendell Berry Course 

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