Dr. Frederick Meeks


Dr. Frederick E. Meeks, director of the Logsdon Seminary Lubbock Program, is a 1965 graduate of Baylor University where he earned the Bachelor of Arts degree in religion. He completed his graduate studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, receiving the Master of Divinity degree in 1968 and the Doctor of Theology degree in 1976.

Prior to his appointment at Logsdon, he served for 21 years at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas, where he was the chair (now dean) of the Division (now School) of Religion and Philosophy. Prior to Wayland, Meeks served as pastor of several churches for 25 years, including the First Baptist Church of Plainview, Texas; Oakwood Baptist Church, Lubbock, Texas; First Baptist Church, Durant, Oklahoma; and First Baptist Church of Lorenzo, Texas.

Meeks served in several denominational roles, including the Administrative Committee of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, moderator of Lubbock and Staked Plains Baptist Associations, and board member of the Human Welfare Commission of the BGCT.

Meeks is an active member of Renovare, an organization providing support and training for spiritual formation and Christian discipleship.

Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Arts, Religion, Baylor University, 1965
  • Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1968
  • Doctor of Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976
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