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RTS Campuses Host Creative Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2020

At the beginning of April, the administration of RTS decided to cancel all spring 2020 commencement ceremonies due to concerns about gathering during the coronavirus pandemic. In the cancellation announcement, Chancellor and CEO Dr. Ligon Duncan shared a letter with the RTS community, addressing the class of 2020. “While it is a disappointment to us […]

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A Letter to the RTS Family, in Light of our Current National Situation

Dear RTS family, As morning dawned on June 1, 2020, in Jackson, Mississippi, we found ourselves in a nation gripped by fear, frustration, indignation, sorrow, mourning, division, and violence. The cruel mistreatment and unjust killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota have sparked […]

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RTS Announces Plans for Fall 2020 Classes

Earlier this week, the Reformed Theological Seminary Leadership Team met to discuss plans for the fall semester. I’m pleased to announce that, Lord willing (James 4:15), our plan for fall 2020 is to offer on-campus and in-person education on our campuses. Our community desires to be back together as students, faculty, and staff, but we […]

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Coronavirus Updates

Updated May 8, 5:00 PM  RTS announces plans for fall 2020 courses. Read the announcement or watch this update from Dr. Ligon Duncan’s social media platforms.   Updated April 16, 12:30 PM CT All summer 2020 courses have been announced. Syllabi will be posted by the end of the week, and registration will open on […]

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RTS Announces Virtual Preview Day for All Campuses

I am extremely pleased to be able to announce and invite you to our first virtual preview day. All campuses will be participating and all prospective students are welcome to join us on Wednesday, May 6 at 2:00 pm, CDT. All attendees will need to register prior to the event. Even in the coronavirus disruption, […]

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RTS Announces Plans and Courses for Summer 2020

Updated April 16, 2020 at 12:30 PM CT We are pleased to announce our course offerings for summer 2020, taught by faculty across all RTS campuses.   April 10, 2020 Dear RTS students (and the rest of the RTS family): I am excited to announce to you our RTS summer course schedule and plans. The […]

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Guy Richardson to Become President Emeritus at RTS Jackson

Dr. Guy Richardson is ready to move into his next role at RTS. At the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, he will become President Emeritus and transition to full-time faculty and director of the Masters of Arts in Counseling (MAC) Program for the Jackson and Orlando RTS campuses. He’ll also continue to serve the […]

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Remembering Reverend John Browne

On Tuesday, February 4, we learned that a friend, faithful servant, and RTS alumni, Rev. John Browne, passed on to glory. John was a husband, father, and grandfather. He left his earthly home at the age of 67 following a heart attack. He served as an MNA Disaster Response Specialist through Sheds of Hope, a […]

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Bryant Jackson Promoted to Vice President for Finance

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Reformed Theological Seminary is happy to announce Bryant Jackson’s promotion to Vice President for Finance at RTS, effective February 1, 2020. Jackson came to RTS in July 2019, and has been serving as the Assistant Director of Finance. Jackson came to RTS from Bomgar, a $150M tech company founded in Jackson, Mississippi, which […]

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Reformed Theological Seminary Launches MIND + HEART

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the launch of a new eCommerce store, MIND + HEART. The online store will open on October 31, 2019, Reformation Day. RTS apparel and products, such as shirts, accessories, and mugs, will be available at MIND + HEART. In addition to seminary-related products, the store will feature limited […]

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Reformed Theological Seminary Announces Dates for Fall Preview Days

In fall 2019, the Jackson, Orlando, Dallas, and Washington campuses are hosting Preview Days for prospective students. These events provide an opportunity for prospective students to get a feel for individual campuses and programs. Preview Days allow prospective students to sit in on classes and meet faculty, staff, and current students. Attendees will be able […]

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Bryant Jackson Hired as Assistant Director of Finance

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Bryant Jackson as Assistant Director of Finance. Jackson will replace Robert Hollingsworth, who retired at the end of July. Jackson earned his bachelor’s degree from Belmont University, where he studied Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting. Since graduating, he has held […]

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Dr. Craig Sheppard Appointed as Executive Director of Center for Reformed Theology

The Board of Trustees of Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Craig Sheppard as the Executive Director of the Center for Reformed Theology (CRT) in Indonesia. RTS’ connections to Indonesia started in the 1970s and ’80s, when Indonesian students started attending RTS. After graduation, these alumni established churches and seminaries […]

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Reformed Theological Seminary and Missionary Athletes International Announce New Partnership

Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) and Missionary Athletes International (MAI) are pleased to announce a new partnership that will help provide biblical and theological education for MAI full and part-time staff. Central to this partnership is a substantial tuition discount to MAI staff and specialized training offered by RTS faculty. The Organizations MAI is the parent ministry of […]

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RTS Professors Contribute to Award-Winning Works

On April 30, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announced its Christian Book awards in twelve categories. Two RTS professors, Dr. John Currid and Dr. Guy Waters, contributed to two of the gold medallion award winners. ESV Archaeology Study Bible Dr. Currid, Chancellor’s Professor of Old Testament at RTS, served as one of the senior […]

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RTS Invites Incoming Residential MDiv Students to Apply for the Hughes Scholarship

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Reformed Theological Seminary invites all incoming, residential Master of Divinity students to apply for the Hughes Scholarship. The scholarship covers 100% tuition plus a $3,000 book stipend. “The Hughes Scholarship ensures that the most promising candidates for gospel ministry are not held back from serving the church because of financial constraints,” observed […]

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