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Dr. Terry G. Carter

Associate Dean, Pruet School of Christian Studies
W.O. Vaught Professor of Christian History and Ministry
Chair, Department of Christian Ministry
Acting Chair, Department of Christian Missions


  • Ph.D: Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Ft. Worth, TX, 1983
  • M.Div.: Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Ft. Worth, TX, 1977
  • B.A. : Howard Payne University, Brownwood, TX, 1974
  • Diploma: Odessa High School, Odessa, TX, 1970

Dr. Carter has served as Campus Minister at two universities in Texas.  He has served as pastor or interim pastor in churches in Texas, Germany, Belgium and Arkansas.  He now serves as interim at First Baptist Church in Searcy, AR.  He also carries on a writing ministry.

Professional Associations
Dr. Carter is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Baptist History and Heritage Society.

The Journal and Selected Letters of William Carey, (Smyth & Helwys Publishers, 2000)

Preaching God’s Word: A Hands-On Approach to Preparing, Developing, and Delivering the Sermon, co-authored with Scott Duvall and Danny Hays, (Zondervan, 2005)

Telling God’s Story: The Biblical Narrative from Beginning to End, co-authored with Preben Vang, (Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2006)

Several Articles in Professional Journals.

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