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.

Dec. 6, 2023
Truett Seminary Announces $1.25 Million Grant to Baylor from Lilly Endowment Inc. to Support Truett’s Program that Helps Congregations Embrace Young People Impacted by Disabilities and Mental Health Challenges

WACO, Texas (December 11, 2023) - Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that the University has been awarded a grant of $1.25 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish a project led by the Seminary in collaboration with the Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities in the School of Education and the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. The interdisciplinary project focuses on helping congregations embrace young people with disabilities and mental health challenges.

Nov. 30, 2023
Bridging the Gaps: A Conversation with Dr. Matthew Kim

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. 

Nov. 13, 2023
Collaboration and Contextual Engagement Provide Pathway for Expanding Work at Truett

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.

Nov. 9, 2023
The Time for Good Fruit: Getting to Know Dr. Jenny Matheny

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.