Ferrell Foster

Content Specialist for Care and Communication

Ferrell Foster is a graduate of East Texas State University in Commerce, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, where he earned his doctorate focusing on African American perspectives on justice. A native of Dallas, Ferrell has spent most of his professional life as an ethics and justice advocate and communications leader, including time as editor of three publications. He has been active in churches, library associations, and other civic organizations, and he has been active in global anti-poverty and development efforts through his leadership of the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering.

Ferrell is a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was a founding board member of the Texas Christian Community Development Network, along with Mission Waco founder Jimmy Dorrell. Ferrell has taught in St. Louis, Corpus Christi, and San Antonio. He and his wife, Trese, have five adult children and five grandchildren.