At Baylor's Truett Seminary, God-called men and women are equipped for gospel ministry in and alongside Christ's Church by the power of the Holy Spirit. Here, theological education is a sacred process of preparation and transformation for a Kingdom purpose. Truett students think theologically, practice ministry skills, cultivate community, and grow spiritually as they seek to know Christ and make him known.
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Dr. Matthew D. Kim is a professor of Practical Theology and the holder of the Hubert H. and Gladys S. Raborn Chair of Pastoral Leadership at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary. We recently sat down with Dr. Kim to learn more about his academic journey and work leading up to his time at Truett. During our conversation, Dr. Kim spoke about his passions for pastoral ministry, homiletics, and the interculturally competent church.
Amid the changing landscape of ministry and congregational life, the Program for the Future Church (PFFC) at Baylor University’s Truett Seminary exists to bring together theologians, churches, and community leaders to create time and space for listening and imagining to create resources to support the future of the Church. Over the last year, the PFFC has prioritized collaboration and contextual engagement to transition initiatives launched during the first phase of its work into public-facing convenings, courses, and collaborative opportunities.
Dr. Jennifer (Jenny) Matheny, associate professor of Christian Scriptures at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, joined the institution's faculty before the Fall semester of 2023. We recently sat down with her to learn more about her life and work before Truett, as well as her hopes for the program moving forward.
Around George W. Truett’s Waco campus, four crosses remain a diverse collective, reminding our community of a shared faith: the Steeple Cross, the Clock Tower Cross, the Empty Cross, and the Rolf Cross. These four crosses, while different, collectively symbolize and bear witness to the cross of Christ and, more important still, to the Christ of the cross.