The Fletcher Legacy

Who was Jesse Fletcher?

Jesse C. Fletcher was the 14th President of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene Texas serving for fourteen years. He had a lifelong passion for theological education, and was the visionary leader who helped found and create Logsdon Seminary.

Dr. Fletcher had a global perspective on ministry and it is fitting that a seminary located in a diverse city like San Antonio be named in his memory.

Fletcher also had a deep passion for educating ministers in a manner that equipped them to become lifelong learners – with the ability to adapt to different contexts and cultures. As a young man, Dr. Fletcher also resided in San Antonio, and always remembered his years there with fondness and affection.

VISION

To be the premier 21st Century seminary for women and men focusing on a challenging theological education, spiritual formation, practical preparation and training for ministry, and continuing career growth for ministries around the world.

MISSION

To prepare servant leaders, both women and men for Christian ministry through an academically challenging theological education paired with preparation for God’s diverse vocational ministry in a variety of contexts in a globalized world
To provide transformational student-centered learning experiences that facilitate spiritual formation, theological reflection, self-awareness, and relational health;
To prepare leaders and entrepreneurs of the church to serve the world through community outreach and creative initiatives involving local, regional, and global partners.

SPIRITUAL FOUNDATIONS

  1. Jesus the Christ
  2. The Bible as interpreted in Jesus the Christ
  3. The global mission of the Church universal through varied ministries, according to the call of God upon the student.