Reformed Theological Seminary

Jackson

RTS Jackson Announces Online Event Schedule

RTS Jackson is pleased to announce the spring 2021 lineup of monthly online discussion forums. Each month, an RTS Jackson faculty member addresses an area of their expertise to edify participants. These monthly events are designed to help alumni and friends, current and prospective students, for growth in both their personal lives and Christian service. […]

Read More…

Dr. J.V. Fesko Appointed to Faculty Chair Position

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. J.V. Fesko as the Harriet Barbour Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at RTS Jackson, effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Ligon Duncan, Chancellor, CEO, and President of RTS Jackson, said, “RTS Jackson is blessed to have John Fesko as a […]

Read More…

Dr. Guy Waters Publishes New Book

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Dr. Guy P. Waters has recently published a new book, For the Mouth of the Lord Has Spoken: The Doctrine of Scripture. Dr. Waters is the James M. Baird, Jr. Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary Jackson and Academic Dean for the Dallas and Houston campuses. Dr. Waters shared the […]

Read More…

RTS Announces Spring 2021 Course Offerings

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce its schedule of course offerings for the spring 2021 semester. The seminary plans to be on campus in all locations, except New York City, with face-to-face residential education. In addition to its full slate of residential courses, RTS will also offer seven Remote Live courses and one sync […]

Read More…

RTS Libraries Acquire ProQuest Ebooks

The Reformed Theological Seminary libraries are now providing the ProQuest Religion & Philosophy ebook collection to all RTS students. The collection offers over 16,000 ebooks in full-text format, all pertinent to theological studies. The RTS libraries already provide resources such as academic journal databases and EBSCO ebooks. The addition of the ProQuest ebook collection offers […]

Read More…

RTS Announces Application Deadlines for the 2021 Master of Arts in Counseling Cohorts

Reformed Theological Seminary is now accepting applications for admission to the 2021 Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) cohorts at the Jackson and Orlando campuses. Candidates may participate in one of two review cycles in the fall or spring. Dr. Jim Hurley, Professor of Counseling, remarked, “Each summer, we welcome up to 24 new students […]

Read More…

Coronavirus Updates

Updated September 14, 2:45PM CT Dr. Duncan provides a brief update after the beginning of the fall 2020 semester.   Updated August 12, 8:00 AM  RTS moves forward with plans for fall 2020 courses and 2020-2021 academic year. Read the announcement from Dr. Ligon Duncan.   Updated May 8, 5:00 PM  RTS announces plans for […]

Read More…

Dr. Ligon Duncan to Deliver 2020 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures at RTS Jackson

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III will deliver the 2020 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures at RTS Jackson. Dr. Duncan is the Chancellor & CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary, the president of RTS Jackson, and the John E. Richards Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology. […]

Read More…

RTS Jackson Faculty Serves in Local Churches During Pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic closed the doors of churches across Mississippi for almost three months before reopening. Throughout the process, many of the RTS Jackson faculty have faithfully served local churches. Dean of Students Charlie Wingard highlighted the importance of faculty involvement in the local church. “We introduce students to the treasures of biblical studies, […]

Read More…

Dr. John McCarty Retiring from RTS Jackson Library

(JACKSON, Miss.) — On July 31, 2020, Dr. John “Mac” McCarty will retire from his position as the Circulation and Acquisitions Specialist at the RTS Jackson library. During his 24 years at RTS Jackson, Dr. McCarty’s faithful and humble service has blessed many students, faculty, and staff. Dr. McCarty joined the RTS Jackson staff in […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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, […]

Read More…

Remembering Dr. Wallace Carr

Former RTS Jackson professor Dr. Wallace Carr passed away at his home in Raymond, Mississippi, on April 14, 2020. Dr. Carr was 97 years old and was preceded in death by his wife of 25 years, Ruth. Born on October 9, 1922, in Slidell, LA, Dr. Carr held degrees from Bob Jones College, Columbia Theological […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

Dr. Elias Medeiros Announces Retirement

(JACKSON, Miss.) – Dr. Elias Medeiros, Harriet Barbour Professor of Missions at RTS Jackson, will be retiring from teaching at Reformed Theological Seminary at the conclusion of the 2019-2020 academic year. As of June 1, he will receive the honorary title of Professor of Missions, Emeritus. Dr. Medeiros will have served as a faculty member at RTS Jackson […]

Read More…