Dean of Women's Programs and Professor of Women's Ministries
Terri Stovall serves as the Dean of Women’s Programs as well as associate professor of Women’s Ministry in the Jack D. Terry School of Church and Family Ministry where she teaches in the area of women’s ministry at the graduate and doctoral level. Training women’s ministry leaders continues to be her writing and research focus.
After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Marketing from Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Dr. Stovall served as Campus Evangelism Coordinator in Tyler, Texas which solidified her call to vocational ministry. She has since earned a Master of Arts in Religious Education. a Master of Divinity, and a PhD in Administration. Dr. Stovall co-authored the book Women Leading Women and is a contributing author in Teaching Ministry of The Church and The Christian Homemaker’s Handbook.
Having served Southern Baptist churches as Minister of Education and Minister to Women, Dr. Stovall is active in training women’s ministry leaders in the local church to reach women and families for Christ. She leads women’s ministry training workshops at the state and denominational level and speaks at women’s conferences.
In her role at Southwestern she is actively involved in mentoring female students at Southwestern and counts it a privilege for any opportunity to invest in their lives or be blessed by them.
She and her husband Jay have been married for over 20 years and are active church members at MacArthur Blvd Baptist Church. They both are avid rollercoaster fans and enjoy riding motorcycles.