Special Guest Lecturers for 2013 Summer Courses

Special Guest Lecturers
for 2013 Summer Course

Dr. Donald A. Carson - Exposition of Hebrews
July 8-12  |  2 credits  |  NT615
M 1-4:30, T-W-Th 9-4:30, F 9-12
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An analysis of the message and purpose of the book of Hebrews to show its importance for today.  Special attention is given to the basic doctrines of Christ's high priesthood and the covenant and the author's admonition to be faithful to the Word of God.

Dr. Donald A. Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois.  Dr. Carson's areas of expertise include biblical theology, the historical Jesus, postmodernism, pluralism, Greek grammar, Johannine theology, Pauline theology, and questions of suffering and evil.

Dr. Tim Lane - Counseling in the Local Church
July 22-25  |  2 credits  |  PT736
M-Th 9-4:30
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The purpose of this course is to broaden students' understanding of counseling to include all relationships, to build a thoroughly biblical understanding of the local church as a ministering community where everyone plays a part, to help students find their place of ministry within the context of the local church, and to help others do the same.

Dr. Tim Lane (M.Div., D.Min.) is President and faculty member at the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF) and has been counseling for more than 25 years.  Tim pastored at Clemson Presbyterian Church in Clemson, South Carolina for ten years before coming to CCEF. Tim is an Adjunct Professor of Practical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary.

Dr. Stephen Myers - Covenant Theology 
June 17-21  |  2 credits  |  ST601
M 1-4:30, T-W-Th 9-4:30, F 9-12
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An examination of covenant theology from exegetical and historical perspectives. Consideration is given to such issues as the relation of the Old and New Testaments, the significance of the covenants for sacramental theology, and the hermeneutics of Dispensationalism and Theonomy Emphasis is placed on the role of the biblical doctrine of the covenants in preaching and pastoral ministry.

Dr. Stephen Myers is a graduate of the University of North Carolina (B.A.), Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi (M.Div.), and the University of Edinburgh (Ph.D.). Dr. Myers is the pastor of Pressly Memorial ARP Church in Statesville, N.C.; a visiting professor at RTS; and the author of Scottish Federalism and Covenantalism in Transition: The Theology of Ebenezer Erskine, due to be published in 2014.  He and his wife Lisa have three children.

Dr. Richard Pratt - Hermeneutics
June 24-28  |  2 credits  |  ON703
M 1-4:30, T-W-Th 9-4:30, F 9-12
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This course explores a wide range of subjects related to responsible interpretation of the Bible.  Particular passages of Scripture are the focus of discussions and practical exercises.

Dr. Richard Pratt has taught Old Testament full-time at RTS Jackson and RTS Orlando for more than 20 years.  Dr. Pratt is the president and founder of Third Millennium Ministries, an organization committed to equip church leaders in their own lands by creating a multimedia seminary curriculum in five major languages.  Dr. Pratt is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America.

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Students who desire credit for their courses must be accepted before registering. To audit a course, please contact the registrar, Kim Macurda, at (704) 366-5066 x4217, or kmacurda@rts.edu

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