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Reformed Theological Seminary

Dr. Charlie Wingard Joins RTS Jackson Faculty

(JACKSON, Miss.) – December 17, 2013 – Dr. Charlie Wingard has been elected as a regular faculty member at Reformed Theological Seminary’s Jackson campus. He will begin as assistant professor of practical theology on Jan. 1, 2014. Wingard’s dad, a Presbyterian minister, worked in orphanages in Arkansas and Missouri and adopted him into their home in 1958. Wingard […]

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Professor John Frame Honored by RTS Faculty for His New Systematic Theology

(ORLANDO, Fla.) – December 16, 2013 – John Frame, professor of systematic theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, was recently honored by his peers for his just published work Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Christian Belief. This 1,115 page volume represents a lifetime achievement for Frame and, if you read all the pages of endorsements, is […]

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New Faculty at RTS Jackson

(JACKSON, Miss.) – Dec. 12, 2013 – Dr. Sean M. Lucas, while continuing his role as senior pastor of the historic First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, Miss. (since 2009), has been elected as a regular faculty member at Reformed Theological Seminary’s Jackson campus. He will begin as an associate professor of church history on January 1, 2014.  […]

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McKelvey Appointed to Teach Old Testament

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael G. McKelvey as assistant professor of Old Testament at RTS Jackson. He will begin on January 1, 2014.   McKelvey is the pastor of Crosspoint Church of Asheville, NC, and previously pastored in Pennsylvania. He received a Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Old […]

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RTS/Houston Now Approved to Offer the MABS Degree

(HOUSTON, TX) – August 26, 2013 – Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church (CEPC) of Houston and Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) announced today a significant advance in the strategic alliance they began in 2010 to bring graduate theological education to Houston. After careful scrutiny of RTS’s operation at its campus in CEPC’s facility, RTS has been granted […]

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RTS Announces RTS/Charlotte Presidential Inauguration

(Charlotte, NC) – August 26, 2013 – Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) announces the inauguration of Dr. Michael J. Kruger as the fourth president of the Charlotte campus of RTS. The ceremony will be held on October 20, 2013 and will begin at 5:00 p.m. at Uptown Church, 926 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204. A reception […]

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Former RTS President Reflects on Years at RTS for 25th Anniversary Year of RTS/Orlando

RTS: LOOKING BACK, LOOKING AHEAD A message from Dr. Luder G. Whitlock, Jr. on Aug. 21, 2013, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of RTS/Orlando.                                       I want to thank Dr. Sweeting for the invitation to be here for this Convocation as RTS begins to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Orlando campus. He epitomizes the […]

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RTS Appoints Pastor-Theologian as New Chancellor: Duncan has a longtime connection with RTS.

(JACKSON, MS) – August 18, 2013 – The RTS Board of Trustees has elected Dr. J. Ligon Duncan, III, as chancellor and CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary. Duncan is currently the John E. Richards professor of systematic and historical theology at RTS in Jackson, Miss., and the senior minister of historic First Presbyterian Church (1837), where […]

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Chaplain Mack Griffith Appointed Director of RTS’s Chaplain Ministries Institute

Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte announces the appointment of Chaplain (COL) Mack Griffith as the Director of the Chaplains Ministry Institute (CMI). The purpose of the CMI is to prepare students to serve as chaplains in military, hospital, and corporate settings.  As Director of the CMI Chaplain Griffith will mentor those in the program, will […]

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Duncan, Thomas, and Lucas: Pastor-Scholars in Our Classrooms

Dr. Ligon Duncan, Senior Minister at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, MS, Dr. Derek Thomas, Minister of Preaching and Teaching at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC, and Dr. Sean Lucas, Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, MS, teach Historical and Systematic Theology from a pastor’s perspective.  Their work from the pulpit and […]

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Long Time and Beloved Board Member Henry Dekker Passes Away

Dr. Henry Dekker went home to be with the Lord this morning June 13, 2013, in Malabar, Fla.  He served as a member of the board of trustees at Reformed Theological Seminary for 39 years, retiring from the board in October 2011, whereby he was given emeritus status at his request on the RTS Board of Trustees.  […]

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RTS Atlanta Welcomes Rev. William B. Fullilove as Assistant Professor of Old Testament

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. William B. Fullilove to the position of assistant professor of Old Testament for the Atlanta campus. Additionally, Rev. Fullilove will serve as assistant academic dean, effective June 1. Fullilove is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literature […]

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RTS Board Engages SIMA for New Chancellor Search

(JACKSON, MS) – April 15, 2013 – Reformed Theological Seminary announces a search for their next chancellor/CEO. The board of trustees of RTS has authorized SIMA International and Dr. Tommy Thomas to coordinate a search for RTS’s next chancellor/CEO. Dr. Thomas is known as a leader in this industry and has led more than 150 […]

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A Chronic Illness and a Compassionate Response: Chancellor Milton Retires from Reformed Theological Seminary

(JACKSON, MS) – March 12, 2013 – The executive committee of RTS has announced the retirement of Dr. Michael A. Milton from his office of chancellor and CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary. Dr. Milton explained that he has suffered from a debilitating illness that the physicians confirmed could not be remedied without sustained rest. They […]

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New Online Degree Program Opportunities from Reformed Theological Seminary!

Until recently, RTS offered one online degree, the Master of Arts (Religion). Now RTS will offer three, fully online-degrees: the Master of Arts (Biblical Studies), the Master of Arts (Theological Studies), and the Master of Arts (Religion).  In addition, RTS will now offer a significant percentage of the Master of Divinity degree online.  MDiv students […]

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John Muether Named Dean of Libraries

Orlando, Fla. – March 25, 2013 – Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that John Muether, who established the library at RTS/Orlando and has served as chief librarian for the past 24 years, will be assuming new responsibilities for the institution as of June 1. He will become the Dean of Libraries, which includes […]

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