Move Fully Into the Life of Service to Which God has Called You

Perkins empowers you on your journey of Christian ministry to transform the world

Answering God’s call to servant leadership, through professional or lay ministry, is a life-changing experience. Whether your ministry takes the form of preaching from the pulpit, expressing faithful witness through sacred music or working to ensure equality and justice for all of God’s people, Perkins walks beside you on your journey, as you discern, test and nurture your gifts to realize the full potential of your calling.

At Perkins you will play a meaningful role in a community of lively dialogue that encourages deep thought and honest reflection. You will learn from and with a diverse faculty of world-renowned scholars and theologians dedicated to helping you live your vocation.

Perkins’ curriculum blends theological rigor and spiritual growth with real-world internship and leadership experiences, and its locations in Dallas at SMU, or in Houston at its extension campus, offer an extraordinary range of opportunities and learning experiences.

As you become part of Perkins, you are joining an academy for the whole church in the whole world. An exception in an increasingly polarized world, Perkins daily embodies the biblical mandate to love our neighbors.

Watch the video: Dean Craig C. Hill discusses servant leadership, discernment of your calling and vocation, and Perkins’ commitment to serve our students so that you may serve the world faithfully.