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Chapel Service

April 24, 2014: HGST Chapel Service: 11:00am and again at 6:30pm. Everyone welcome!





Collaborative People – Collaborative Marriages

April 25-26, 2014: Collaborative People – Collaborative Marriages

Speakers include our own Dr. Furr, Dr. Terrill, and Dr. Baker. The conference addresses a lifestyle of mutuality for men and women.

Registration: Click here.


Terrill Presented Kierkegaard and Logotherapy Papers


Jerry TerrillDr. Jerry Terrill presented the paper “Kierkegaard’s Influence on the Lives of Jan Patocka and Victor Frankl” at Baylor University’s Symposium on Faith and Culture which was devoted to the work of Soren Kierkegaard, in October 2013.

Terrill’s paper on the life and influences of Dr. Jan Patocka was published in the Brethren Journal in January 2014, and was reprinted in the April 2014 newsletter of the Houston Czech Cultural Center.

Terrill presented the paper “Thoughts on Logotherapy for Combat Veterans” at the Nineteenth World Congress on Victor Frankl’s Logotherapy in the summer of 2011. This will be published in the International Forum for Logotherapy this summer.

In the summer of 2013, Terrill was elected to the Executive Committee of the Texas State Unity of the Brethren Church as third vice-president.

Save the Date – Golf Tournament

May 30, 2014:  SAVE THE DATE: Houston Graduate School of Theology’s 4th Annual “Link with Us” Golf Tournament will be Friday, May 30, 2014. Breakfast at 7am, Shotgun Start at 8am, and Awards Luncheon following!

The Battle Ground at Deer Park, 1600 Georgia Avenue, Deer Park, Texas 77536

Join us on the links!   Click here for more information.

Wall Presents in Dallas

June 16-20, 2014: At the Fifth Annual Summer Institute on Theology and Disability, held in Dallas June 16-20, 2014, Dr. Ben Wall will present a paper, “On the place of presence in the shaping of care.”

Dr. Wall will utilize the resources from the Rule of Benedict such as equality of persons and the healing relationship of being present for others.

Wall head shot

Pitts and Kennard Presentations

Dr. Chuck Pitts and Dr. Doug Kennard presented papers at the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies for the Society of Biblical Literature, held in Dallas March 7-9, 2014.

Dr. Pitts’ paper explored the concept of r’h (evil or distress) as Paradigm in the Book of Jeremiah.

Dr. Kennard’s paper explored the emphasis in 1 John for present propitiation as a priestly Christological (paraklyton) role.

Chuck Pitts ….  Doug Kennard

HGST Brownbag Counseling Workshop Feb. 25

iStock_70812 – 1:15 pm

An Overview of Evaluations with a focus on learning differences, emotional difficulties, and AD/HD evaluations.

Presenter: Amy Rollo, M.A., LSSP, LPC,  Clinical Director, The Center For Children & Families

HGST Workshop Feb. 25, 2014



HGST Welcomes Dr. Cosby

Cosby Photo
The HGST Campus is happy to welcome The Reverend Dr. Marcus D. Cosby to our campus this spring. He is teaching The Art of Expository Preaching. Dr. Cosby
serves as the Senior Pastor of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. A native of Chicago, Illinois, he received the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religion and English from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, a Master of Divinity Degree in Homiletics and Christian Education from the Morehouse School of Religion at the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) in Atlanta, Georgia and the Doctor of Ministry Degree in Homiletics from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lombard, Illinois.

           While at ITC, Dr. Cosby was chosen as one of the Outstanding Young Men of America and was awarded the Isaac R. Clark Preaching Award. In 2001, The African American Pulpit, a scholarly journal that highlights the preaching prowess of African American preachers across the country, selected him to be included on their inaugural “Twenty to Watch” list, and has subsequently published several of his sermons. In 2008, he ...

HGST Donations to Braes Interfaith Ministries

CAM00013Thank you students, faculty, and staff for your donations to the Braes Interfaith Ministries.



Welcome Dr. Ben Wall

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Ben Wall, who was approved by the Board of Trustees to join the full-time faculty as Assistant Professor of Practical Theology beginning August 1, 2014.

Ben has made a wonderful contribution as an adjunct professor and we look forward to his service among us in this new role.

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