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Belmont University | Belief in Something Greater


When you graduate from the College of Theology and Christian Ministry at Belmont University, you are prepared to engage actively, think critically and live passionately. Our Alumni go on to do truly amazing things. College of Theology and Christian Ministry Alumni attend seminary or divinity school, live and work abroad, serve in churches, non-profits and other ministries, pursue artistic endeavors, start their own businesses, and most importantly - follow their calling.

It is our sincere hope that each and every one of our Alumni leave Belmont passionate about serving others and responding to God's call on their life.

Laura Weibzahn

“Belmont prepared me for ministry by encouraging me to merge my talents, passions, and faith in a safe environment. “
Laura Amstutz Weibezahn, 2008

Terrell Crudup

“Belmont introduced me to the great thinkers of the church while incorporating the artistic and creative lenses that [are] unique to the entire Belmont experience.“
Terrell Crudup, 2010

Kathleen Murphy
Megan Stephen

Megan Stephens is a 2009 graduate of the College of Theology and Christian Ministry. After graduating from Belmont, Megan spent three years serving as a Young Life missionary in India, working to introduce Jesus Christ to young men and women. She says that she went to India expecting to change the world, but she was the one changed, as she learned to trust God to change the people with whom she worked while learning to love them in a genuine way. Megan says, “Belmont’s College of Theology and Christian Ministry played an important role preparing me for my time in India. The professors were great about encouraging me in what God had called me to do.”

J Barrett Owen

Barrett Owen is a 2007 graduate of the College of Theology and Christian Ministry. He has since earned a M.Div. from McAfee School of Theology and a M.Th. from Chandler School of Theology. He now serves as Admissions Associate for McAfee School of Theology and as Pastor of National Heights Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Georgia. He says, "I love to preach because it bears the capacity to help us sideline our disillusionment by embracing - instead of rejecting - the loving mystery of God." Committed to preaching and the local church, he also writes about partnering with God most profoundly when he serves “through and in the local church.”