Reformed Theological Seminary Faculty & Alumni Present Seminars at 2017 PCA GA

Reformed Theological Seminary will once again be well-represented at the Presbyterian Church in America General Assembly in Greensboro next week. If you are making plans to attend some seminars while you are there, be sure to check these out. We’ll be reminding you of who, when and where via social media, so make sure to follow @ReformTheoSem on Twitter and TheSeminary on Facebook for the latest updates.

The annual RTS Luncheon is on Thursday (you can still RSVP here:, and will feature reports on new leaders and professors, two exciting new scholarship programs, some encouragement from RTS’s international connections, an update from Dr. Guy Richardson (President of RTS Jackson) who is leading our revamping of the RTS professional counseling degree programs, a report from Dr. Scott Swain who is our new President at RTS Orlando, Mike Kruger, President of RTS Charlotte will tell us about the Center for Church Planting there, Dr. Guy Richard who is leading RTS Atlanta will catch us up on what’s going on there, news about RTS New York City and RTS in Texas (both Dallas and Houston).

Kevin DeYoung who is soon to be installed as the Senior Pastor of Christ Covenant PCA in Charlotte and who has also joined the faculty of RTS Charlotte, will be with us. We’ll also share “RTS by the Numbers” again and tell you who our new Chancellor’s Professors are.

Meanwhile, here is a list of RTS faculty and alumni who are presenting seminars at the PCA General Assembly.

Tuesday, June 13

2:00pm in Colony A

“Equipping Minority Ruling Elders to Serve their Presbyteries and the GA”

Rev. Omar Ortiz (MDiv, 2004)

3:15pm in Grandover West

“Lost Legacies: African American Fathers & Brothers in Presbyterian History”

Dr. Sean Lucas, RTS Chancellor's Professor of Church History

3:15pm in Colony B

“Discipling through Bible Studies: Choosing the Best Approach”

Rev. Mark Lowery (MDiv, 1977)

3:15pm in Grandover East

“The PCA and Hispanic Church Plant: Challenges and Opportunities”

Rev. Fernando Mejia (MDiv, 2003)

3:15pm in Tidewater

“Marriage: Design, Distortion, Redemption, and You”

Rev. Steve Cavallaro (MDiv, 1994 and MAC, 1999)

4:30pm in Grandover West

"An Invitation to Listen, Respond, & Connect"

Dr. Carl Ellis, RTS Visiting Lecturer in Practical Theology, RTS-Jackson

4:30pm in Augusta AB

“The Crucial Ministry of Ruling Elders Who Promote Healthy, Reformed, Presbyterian Local Churches”

Rev. Harry Reeder (DMin, 2002)

Wednesday, June 14

8:00am in Pebble Beach

"Cultivating Christian Contentment"

Mrs. Melissa Kruger, wife of Dr. Michael Kruger, President RTS-Charlotte

8:00am in Colony B

“Church Revitalization: The Apostolic Map and Mandate”

Rev. Harry Reeder (DMin, 2002)

9:15am Guilford Ballroom [Assembly-Wide Seminar]

“The Roles of Women in the PCA”

Rev. Irwyn Ince (MAR, 2006)
Rev. Harry Reeder (DMin, 2002)

Thursday, June 15

8:00am in Tidewater

“GA for Rookies”

Dr. Roy Taylor, Adjunct Professor of Practical Theology, RTS-Atlanta

8:00am in Auditorium 4

Gospel Reformation Network: "For the Continued Faithfulness of the PCA"

Rev. Harry Reeder (DMin, 2002)
Rev. David Strain (DMin, 2016)
Rev. Kevin DeYoung, Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, RTS-Charlotte

8:00am in Pebble Beach

“Gospel Encouragement for Ministry Marriages”

Mrs. Rachel Stevener (MA, 2012)

8:00am in Colony B

"Surviving Ministry: How to Weather the Storms of Church Leadership"

Rev. Mike Osborne, Visiting Lecturer in Practical Theology, RTS-Orlando


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