Jared E. Alcántara (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is associate professor of preaching at Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary in Waco, Texas. An ordained Baptist minister, he has served as a youth pastor, associate pastor, and teaching pastor in Illinois, Massachusetts, Oregon, and New Jersey.
Prior to Truett, he served as an adjunct instructor at Gordon-Conwell's Hispanic Ministries Program in New York City, as a doctoral teaching fellow in homiletics at Princeton Theological Seminary, and from 2014-18, he was an associate professor of homiletics at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. Alcántara's teaching and research is in homiletics, with interests in global south preaching, cultural and intercultural engagement, and the role of race and ethnicity in preaching, especially in Latino/a and African American contexts. He lives in the Waco area with his wife, Jennifer, and their three daughters.