Truett Seminary

Waco | Houston | San Antonio

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.

Feb. 12, 2024
The Cord Magazine: 2023-2024

Truett Seminary is proud to share that the newest edition of The Cord magazine is available to view now! This edition details the Seminary’s newest strategic plan, the growing opportunities for students working within the Church, the generosity of the Lanier family as they provide a permanent home for the extension campus in Houston, and so much more.

Feb. 5, 2024
A Caring Group of Wesleyan Scholars at a Baptist Seminary: Wesley House of Studies

When a caring group of Wesleyan churches began to search for an orthodox, evangelical seminary in Texas, Baylor’s Truett Seminary began to dream with them about how the historically Baptist institution might more fully embody its identity as a multi-denominational school to support this need. This led to the formation of the first Wesley House of Studies program at Truett Seminary.    

Feb. 1, 2024
Truett Seminary Names New Director of the Black Church Studies Program

Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamal-Dominique Hopkins, PhD, associate professor of Christian Scriptures, as director of the Black Church Studies Program effective immediately. 

Jan. 30, 2024
Curiosity, Discipline, and Flexiblity: Lessons from Dr. Elizabeth Shively

Elizabeth E. Shively, PhD, serves as professor of Christian Scriptures at Truett Seminary. As a trained musician, Dr. Shively's career pivoted towards life in academics after taking a summer Greek course, and in an interview about her academic history and desire to teach, Shively highlighted the values of curiosity, discipline, and flexibility within Biblical scholarship.