Reformed Theological Seminary

News

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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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. […]

Read More…

Dr. Guy Waters Publishes New Book

JACKSON, Miss. — Dr. Guy P. Waters recently published a new book: Well Ordered, Living Well: A Field Guide to Presbyterian Church Government. Dr. Waters is the James M. Baird, Jr. Professor of New Testament and Academic Dean at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson. Dr. Waters shared his inspiration behind the book and why he believes […]

Read More…

Dr. William B. Fullilove Promoted to Professor of Old Testament

NEW YORK — RTS New York City is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. William B. Fullilove from Associate Professor of Old Testament to Professor of Old Testament, effective June 1, 2022. Dr. Fullilove also serves as Dean of Students for the New York City campus. He is a graduate of Princeton University (A.B.), […]

Read More…

RTS Announces Jackson Campus Relocation Initiative

Original, historic campus of Reformed Theological Seminary to relocate within Jackson JACKSON, Miss. — The RTS Board of Trustees, along with Chancellor and CEO Ligon Duncan, have announced that Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson will be relocating after more than 55 years at its historic, original campus. The campus will move its operations to a […]

Read More…

Dr. Irwyn Ince Appointed as Adjunct Professor at RTS

WASHINGTON — Dr. Irwyn L. Ince, Jr. has been appointed as Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology at RTS, effective June 2, 2022. Dr. Ince has served as a lecturer at RTS for five years, during which time he has taught on multiple campuses across the RTS system, from New York to Dallas. In his new […]

Read More…

Dr. D. Blair Smith Named Academic Dean at RTS Dallas, RTS Houston

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. D. Blair Smith as Academic Dean of RTS Dallas and RTS Houston, effective June 1, 2022. In his new role, Dr. Smith oversees the academic administration of both Texas campuses, a position previously held by Dr. Guy Waters. Dr. Smith joined the faculty of […]

Read More…

Dr. Guy P. Waters Appointed as Academic Dean at RTS Jackson

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Dr. Guy P. Waters has been appointed as Academic Dean at RTS Jackson, effective June 1, 2022. Dr. Waters joined the RTS faculty in 2007 and is currently the James M. Baird, Jr. Professor of New Testament. More recently, he has also served as […]

Read More…

CL Pearce Promoted to Director of Admissions at RTS Jackson

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson is pleased to announce that CL Pearce (MA ’16) was promoted to Director of Admissions beginning January 1, 2022. Pearce’s promotion came as previous Director of Admissions Step Morgan transitioned to ordination and a pastoral call after several years in the role. Previously, Pearce served RTS Jackson as […]

Read More…

Dr. William A. Ross Promoted to Associate Professor of Old Testament

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — RTS Charlotte is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. William A. Ross from Assistant Professor of Old Testament to Associate Professor of Old Testament, effective June 1, 2022.  Dr. Ross joined the RTS Charlotte faculty in 2019. He received his MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary and completed his Ph.D. from the […]

Read More…

Dr. James R. Newheiser, Jr. Promoted to Professor of Counseling and Pastoral Theology

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — RTS Charlotte is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. James (Jim) R. Newheiser, Jr. from Associate Professor of Counseling and Pastoral Theology to Professor of Counseling and Pastoral Theology, effective June 1, 2022. Dr. Newheiser is also the Director of the Christian Counseling Program at RTS Charlotte. He earned a Bachelor […]

Read More…

Dr. John Fesko to Publish New Book

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Arminius and the Reformed Tradition: Grace and the Doctrine of Salvation by Dr. J. V. Fesko is scheduled for release in July 2022. Dr. Fesko is the Harriet Barbour Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at RTS Jackson. Dr. Fesko shared the inspiration behind the book, saying, “I explore the theology of Jacob […]

Read More…

RTS Announces Summer 2022 Courses

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce its schedule of course offerings for the summer 2022 semester. With more than 50 intensive residential courses, students will have the opportunity to study with RTS faculty from across the seminary. These intensive courses include Acts and Romans with Dr. Greg Beale, The Making of the Modern World […]

Read More…

Master of Arts in Counseling Program Receives CACREP Accreditation

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that its Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program has received accreditation for clinical mental health counseling from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).  “CACREP accreditation establishes that graduates of the RTS MAC program have met rigorous national standards for professional mental health […]

Read More…