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Center for Church Planting to Host Irwyn Ince and Charles McKnight

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte’s Center for Church Planting will host the Forge Conference on January 16, 2023. The topic of the 2023 conference is “Engaging the Shift: Forward Facing Mission in an Age of Cultural Upheaval.” The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the chapel building on […]

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Dr. Don Fortson Receives MacLeod Award at Presbyterian Scholars Conference

Reformed Theological Seminary congratulates Dr. Don Fortson, co-author of Reformed and Evangelical across Four Centuries: The Presbyterian Story in America, for receiving the MacLeod Award at the Presbyterian Scholars Conference recently held at Wheaton College. The other co-authors are Drs. Ken Stewart, Nathan Feldmeth, and Garth Rosell. Dr. Fortson also co-edited the book with Dr. […]

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RTS Announces Winter 2023 Course Offerings

Reformed Theological Seminary has announced its schedule of course offerings for the winter 2023 semester. Registration for the winter semester opened on November 1 through Self-Service. The seminary will offer over 40 intensive courses that are open to students across all degree programs, taught by Drs. Ligon Duncan, Thomas Schreiner, Sinclair Ferguson, and many others. […]

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Dr. David Strain to Deliver 2022 Hughes Preaching Lectures

OVIEDO, Fla. — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Dr. David T.A. Strain will deliver the 2022 Hughes Preaching Lectures at RTS Orlando. Dr. Strain has served as the Senior Minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Miss. since 2014. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he was ordained to ministry in the […]

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Jessica Short, CPA Joins RTS as Chief Financial Officer

JACKSON, Miss. — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Jessica R. Short has been hired as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 24, 2022, following the September 27 meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees. As CFO, Short will be responsible for all business and financial operations, organizational sustainability, and liquidity […]

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RTS to Participate in Giving Tuesday

‘A Great Commitment’ to provide theme for institution-wide digital giving day Reformed Theological Seminary has announced that it will take part in Giving Tuesday on November 29, 2022. With the theme of “A Great Commitment,” each campus of RTS will join together in this national focus to grow the impact of the seminary around the […]

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RTS Commissions Original Artwork by Mississippi Artist Wyatt Waters

JACKSON, Miss. — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Wyatt Waters, renowned Mississippi native watercolorist, was commissioned for three commemorative paintings honoring the RTS Jackson campus. The seminary commissioned these original watercolors of the historic RTS white house, Grace Chapel, and chapel pulpit as a tribute to the campus anticipating its relocation in […]

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Byron Johnson Elected to RTS Board of Trustees

MARIETTA, Ga. — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the unanimous election of Byron Johnson to the Board of Trustees, effective August 2, 2022. Johnson joins the board from Atlanta, Ga. and is the founder and Executive Director of VISION 9:38, a fundraising organization that exists to empower and equip ethnic minority missionaries. He […]

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Rev. Brian Habig to Deliver 2022 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures

JACKSON, Miss. — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that the Rev. Brian Habig will deliver the 2022 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures at RTS Jackson. Habig is the pastor of Downtown Presbyterian Church in Greenville, S.C., where he has served for 17 years. He grew up in Jackson and was converted through the […]

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RTS Jackson Moves Forward Amidst Water Crisis

JACKSON, Miss. — By God’s grace, Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson has remained operational and been able to begin the semester and continue classes on campus throughout flooding in Central Mississippi and water problems in the city of Jackson. On August 29, heavy flooding in the Jackson metro area contributed to a critical failure at the […]

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Dr. Gregory Lanier Appointed as Academic Dean for RTS Global

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Greg Lanier as Academic Dean of RTS Global, the seminary’s online program, effective August 1, 2022. Dr. Lanier succeeded Dr. James Anderson, who also serves as RTS New York City’s Academic Dean. “As we transition to a new Academic Dean at RTS Global, we […]

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RTS Orlando to Launch Institute for Faith, Work, and Culture

OVIEDO, Fla. — RTS Orlando is pleased to announce the establishment of the Institute for Faith, Work, and Culture (IFWC). The institute will facilitate the development of a biblically-grounded, God-centered vision for integrating faith and work, both in current students and the wider church. A significant development in evangelical Christianity over the past several decades […]

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RTS Jackson Announces Fall 2022 Chapel Schedule

JACKSON, Miss. — Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson is pleased to announce its chapel schedule for the fall 2022 semester. Chapel services are held in Grace Chapel on Wednesday mornings from 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. during the fall and spring semesters. Thankful anticipation characterizes faculty and staff attitudes toward the return of the weekly worship […]

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Longtime Counseling Professor Dr. Jim Hurley Retires

JACKSON, Miss. — Dr. James “Jim” B. Hurley retired from his service to Reformed Theological Seminary on May 31, 2022. The RTS Board of Trustees named him Professor of Counseling Emeritus upon retirement. Dr. Hurley is the longest-serving residential faculty member in RTS history, having joined the faculty of RTS Jackson in 1985 to assist […]

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Westminster Standards to Inform RTS Quality Enhancement Plan

The Provost, Chancellor, Board of Trustees, and administration of Reformed Theological Seminary have announced that the seminary has undertaken a new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) to be implemented over a period of five years. Termed “Reaching Our Standards,” the QEP will introduce a collaborative effort to integrate the study of the Westminster Standards— the Confession […]

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Dr. Benjamin Gladd Promoted to Professor of New Testament

JACKSON, Miss. — Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Benjamin Gladd from Associate Professor of New Testament to Professor of New Testament, effective June 1, 2022. Dr. Gladd earned a B.A. in Greek and Hebrew from the Master’s College. He completed an MA in Biblical Exegesis and a Ph.D. […]

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