Alumni Stories

“The groundwork laid by a confessional seminary like RTS is foundational to me as a minister of the gospel & as an aspiring ecclesial theologian.”

John Rakshith Prabhakar

Audrey Coleman

“RTS planted the seed of a lifelong pursuit of growing in God’s Word and has gifted me with the resources to speak it into the lives of others.”

Rev. Jonathan Song

Ellicott City, MD

“RTS gave me a theological & biblical foundation to understand the entirety of God's word in a way that ministers to the souls of the people I work with.”

Rev. Bret Hicks

Arnold, MD

“I knew that without formal training my ability as a leader and shepherd were going to be limited, and my flock would suffer as a result.”

Rev. Stuart Bryan

Coeur d'Alene, ID

“RTS trained me to read the biblical text carefully and to apply it faithfully. It trained me to be a man in submission to God and His Word.”

Dr. Wally Hostetter

Lake Orion, MI

“Every week, I thank God for the privilege I had of studying at RTS under some of the great men of the age.”

Rev. Luke Bert

Quebec, Canada

“I would not be able to participate in the ministry I am now doing if RTS had not taught me what it meant to love God's word and his people.”

Rev. Earl Adams

Jackson, MS

“RTS helped me to be better prepared to preach the glorious gospel of Christ Jesus so that people would hear a message taken directly from the Scriptures.”

Rev. Hansoo Jin

Baltimore, MD

“One of the most practical benefits of my time at RTS is that I have tools in my ministry toolbox that help me to be a better pastor.”

Adam Powers

New Port Richey, FL

“RTS taught me that I can know the right things about God, but if right orthodoxy doesn't lead me to doxology, I am a fool.”

Jeremy Morrison

Titusville, FL

“The courses not only taught me to counsel others, but to more thoroughly understand myself and my own story, which I can use to help my clients.”

Moses Han

Oviedo, FL

“After my time at RTS, my love for God and others has increased, and my sense of calling to serve in the pastorate has been confirmed. ”

Kristen Adams

Mission to the World Chiang Mai, Thailand

“Besides the professional benefits, my education has helped me to be a healthier person, have a healthier marriage, and maintain healthier relationships.”

Arthur Hsu

Grace Christian Church Herndon, VA

“I have a solid education that is theologically sound & practically oriented, preparing me to serve in the full spectrum of pastoral ministry. ”

Sam Webb

Sugar Land, TX

“My seminary education has shaped my mind & heart to more fully serve the Lord in my various vocations, especially as a husband, father, & elder.”

Zach Shaffer

Dallas, GA

“My initial enrollment at RTS was to increase my knowledge of God. However, after a year or so, I realized knowing God required knowing & loving people.”

Adaeze Rotimi Folajimi

Marietta, GA

“When I had the opportunity to teach at a missions school in Nigeria in my second year at RTS, I did not struggle as much as I did before attending RTS.”