George M. Hillman
Dr. George M. Hillman Jr. serves as the Vice President for Education and Professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership at Dallas Theological Seminary. He oversees all seminary activities related to academic affairs and student life. Before stepping into this role, Dr. Hillman served as Vice President for Student Life and Chair of the Educational Ministries and Leadership department at DTS. As department chair, he oversaw the MA in Christian Education degree and the creation of the MA in Christian Leadership degree. He is also the former Director of Internships at DTS, where he developed the seminary’s ministry residency program.
Dr. Hillman came to DTS in 2002 with years of pastoral experience in churches and parachurch organizations in Texas and Georgia. He is the author or co-author of six books and several journal articles on theological field education, church educational ministry, and pastoral leadership.
Dr. Hillman has a BS in Sociology from Texas A&M University, an MDiv from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a PhD in Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has a passion for education, spiritual formation, and leadership development.
He is a rabid college football fan and loves good barbeque. He and his wife have one grown daughter pursuing a career in the arts.
George M. Hillman’s Books
George M. Hillman’s Publication Articles
- “Partnering for Formation in Ministry: A Descriptive Survey of On-Site Field Education Mentoring.” Reflective Practice: Formation and Supervision in Ministry (29). 2009.
- “Finding the Right Fit: Profiles of Ministry Stage II at Dallas Theological Seminary.” Colloquy (17:1). 2008. 32-34.
- “Leadership Practices of Non-Traditional Seminary Students.” Journal of Research on Christian Education (17:1). 2008. 54-80.
- “Finding the Right Fit.” Colloquy (17:1). 2008. 32-34.
- “Changing Face of Seminarians.” Ministry Mentor 2007.
- “Leadership Practices and Current Ministry Experiences of Master’s Level Seminary Students.” Christian Higher Education (5:2). 2006. 141-160.
- “From Passive to Active.” Ministry Mentor 2006.
- “Two Faces of Courageous Love.” Ministry Mentor 2006.
- “Blazing Your Own Trail.” Ministry Mentor 2005.