Levi W. Price

 Levi W. Price

AddressGeorge W. Truett Theological Seminary
Baylor University
Waco, TX 76798

Professor of Christian Ministries and Director of Pastoral Ministries, George W. Truett Theological Seminary

B.A., Baylor University, 1964
M.Div., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1972
D.Min., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976

Dr. Levi Price received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University in 1964. While at Baylor, he was a two-time varsity letterman. He graduated from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree in 1972 and a Doctor of Ministry degree in 1976.

Price served in the United States Marine Corps, 1965-1968, serving in Vietnam, 1966-1967. He reached rank of Captain and received a battlefield commendation.

Price married the former Luethyl (Lu) Dawkins in May 1962. The Prices have two children: Timothy Levi, who works at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin, Texas; and Sara Price Welshimer who is a high school English teacher and pastor’s wife in Houston, Texas. Both Tim and Sara have beautiful daughters.

Price served as pastor of four Baptist Churches: Hillcrest Baptist Church, Richmond, California; Harvard Terrace Baptist Church, Fresno, California; Park Victoria Baptist Church, Milpitas, California; and 17 years as the pastor, First Baptist Church, El Paso, Texas. He and his wife also served 4 years with the Foreign Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, serving in Mexico.

Price served several positions in the California Baptist Convention, including vice president. He also served several positions in the Baptist General Convention of Texas, including chairman of the executive board.

He has also served as a Baylor regent, a member of the advisory board of the George W. Truett Seminary, the Hispanic Baptist Seminary, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Rainbow Community of Walk to Emmaus, Prison Fellowship, Grievance Committee for the State Bar of Texas, Administrative Committee of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, the Baptist Foundation of California, in addition to being President of Paisano Baptist Encampment.

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