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Reformed Theological Seminary

RTS Receives Reaffirmation by SACS

(JACKSON, Miss.) – December 13, 2012 – Reformed Theological Seminary has received reaffirmation of its accreditation by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC), the regional accrediting agency for colleges and universities in the southeastern region of the United States.  RTS received the best possible outcome of the reaffirmation […]

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RTS Nicole Institute of Baptist Studies Appoints Interim Director Reverend Barry Peterson

(ORLANDO, Fla.) – November 6, 2012 – Reformed Theological Seminary Orlando (RTSO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Barry Peterson as the interim director of the Nicole Institute of Baptist Studies effective November 4, 2012. This institute, established in 2011, exists to impart the riches of reformed theology and piety to students while […]

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New Academic Dean at RTS/Charlotte

(CHARLOTTE, NC) – November 1, 2012 – Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Richard Belcher, Jr., (Ph.D. Westminster Theological Seminary) as academic dean for RTS/Charlotte. Dr. Belcher is the professor of Old Testament at RTS/Charlotte and takes on these new responsibilities as former Academic Dean Michael Kruger transitions to president […]

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New President at RTS/Charlotte

(CHARLOTTE, NC) – October 4, 2012 – Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael J. Kruger as president of RTS/Charlotte effective January 1, 2013. RTS also wishes to express its sincere thanks to Dr. Rod Culbertson for stepping in as the campus executive director to oversee operations when Dr. Milton […]

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The African American Leadership Initiative Hosts AALDR

The African American Leadership Initiative at RTS Jackson partnered with Mission to North America and Redeemer Church, Jackson, to host the African American Leadership Development and Recruitment weekend in Jackson over Labor Day weekend 2012 (August 31 – September 2) right after Hurricane Isaac.  With more than 80 in attendance from all over the US […]

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Sharon Hersh Named Adjunct Faculty at RTS ORLANDO

(Orlando, Fla.) – Sharon Hersh, an author and licensed counselor in Colorado, has taught two main classes for the Master of Arts in Counseling program at Reformed Theological Seminary Orlando campus for seven years as a guest faculty member. Seeing the value that she brings to the RTS counseling program, Hersh was approved as Adjunct […]

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Robert Emeott Promoted to Executive Vice President of RTS Orlando

Robert (Bob) Emeott, who has served RTS Orlando and President Don Sweeting as vice president of administration since December 1, 2010, became the executive vice president of RTS Orlando starting July 16, 2012. In addition to oversight of operations and administration on the Orlando campus, he will take on the development (fundraising) efforts for the […]

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Geoff Sackett Named Dean of Students at RTS-Washington

McLean, Va. – Geoff Sackett has been appointed Dean of Students for the Washington, D.C. campus of Reformed Theological Seminary.  Sackett’s appointment is part of a larger initiative to prioritize and develop the RTS learning community following the seminary’s recent move to a campus location near Tysons Corner, Va. “As Dean of Students, Geoff will […]

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Derek Thomas to teach at RTS/Atlanta While Continuing in the Pastorate

(ATLANTA, Ga.) June 18, 2012 – Dr. Derek Thomas, previously a faculty member of the Jackson campus of Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) and most recently the distinguished visiting professor for RTS, has now been appointed to become a regular faculty member at RTS/Atlanta, while continuing his role as the minister of preaching and teaching at […]

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Leigh Swanson Named New Associate Dean of Students at RTS Orlando

(Orlando, Fla.) Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando is pleased to announce the appointment of Leigh Swanson as Associate Dean of Students. Swanson earned her B.B.A. degree from the University of Texas and recently earned her Master of Arts in Theological Studies from RTS. Leigh is well-prepared to assist students in this newly created position, which […]

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RTS Orlando Offers New Counseling Emphasis Option for the MDiv

(Orlando, Fla.) Reformed Theological Seminary’s Orlando campus now offers a counseling emphasis with their traditional Master of Divinity degree. “This is a program that will help prepare future pastors for the ministry of soul care,” said Dr. Scott Coupland, director of the Master of Arts in Counseling (M.A.C.) program and a faculty member, who believes […]

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Kevin Collins Named New Director of Admissions and Placement at RTS/Orlando

(ORLANDO, Fla.)—Dr. Don Sweeting, president of Reformed Theological Seminary Orlando, is pleased to announce Dr. Kevin Collins as the new director of admissions and placement beginning in June.  Tom Nelson, former director of admissions who graduated from RTS Orlando May 25 with a Masters of Divinity degree, will pursue a call to plant a church […]

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What is So Important About June 1, 2012?

June 1, 2012. At first glance, it is just another day in history. A number of interesting events took place on June 1st, from the 1st earthquake recorded in the U.S. at Plymouth, Mass., in 1638, to last of Britain’s troops withdrawing from U.S. soil in 1796. But, until the clock strikes midnight tonight, we […]

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The GA House of Representatives Recognizes RTS with a Resolution

Recently the Georgia House of Representatives recognized by way of a resolution the work of Reformed Theological Seminary, and in particular the influence its Atlanta campus is having on its city and state. RTS Atlanta is appreciative of its neighbors and their commendations and best wishes. We especially extend our thanks to the sponsors of […]

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Professor John Scott Redd, Jr., Becomes Dr. Redd

RTS Orlando’s Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Dean of Students John Scott Redd, Jr., successfully defended his thesis “Constituent Postponement in Biblical Hebrew Verse” this past Friday to earn his doctorate of philosophy degree (Ph.D.) in the Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures program at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Furthermore, […]

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Details Announced for The Nicole Institute of Baptist Studies

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the opening of The Nicole Institute of Baptist Studies on its Orlando campus for the 2012-13 academic year. The Nicole Institute was named in honor of Dr. Roger Nicole, renowned Reformed Baptist theologian who was a visiting faculty member on the Orlando campus from 1989-2000. He was part […]

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