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Dr. J.V. Fesko to Join Faculty at RTS Jackson

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Board of Trustees of Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John V. Fesko to the faculty of the Jackson campus. He will serve as the Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology beginning June 1, 2019. Since 2009, Dr. Fesko served as the Academic Dean and Professor of Systematic […]

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Step Morgan Appointed as New Director of Admissions

We are pleased to announce Step Morgan as the new Director of Admissions at RTS Jackson. Step is currently a third year MDiv student at RTS Jackson, and is an active member of Redeemer Church, PCA. He brings to this position his prior experience serving in both ministry and business contexts. He worked as Camp […]

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MFTC Celebrates 25 Years of COAMFTE Accreditation

This fall marks 25 years of accreditation for the Marriage & Family Therapy and Counseling program. The MFTC program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). For 25 years, graduates of the MFTC program have been received by […]

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Torah Scroll to be Donated and Dedicated at Convocation, August 24

RTS Jackson cordially invites you to our 51st Convocation and the unveiling and dedication of an ancient Torah scroll on August 24. Convocation will begin at 11:00am at Grace Chapel and Dr. Bruce Baugus, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Theology, will give the Convocation address, entitled “Coram Scriptura, Coram Deo: Spiritual Despair and Exegetical Defiance […]

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Wingard To Be Installed As Senior Pastor February 14

Dr. Charlie Wingard will be installed as Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Yazoo City on February 14 at 6:00 pm. Dr. Ligon Duncan will preach and Dr. Guy Richardson will deliver the charge to the pastor.  Having recently celebrated his 30th year of ordained ministry, Dr. Wingard is delighted at the opportunity to […]

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Faculty Celebrate Ministry Milestones

2015 marks a year of milestones for many RTS Jackson faculty. Jim Hurley, Academic Director and Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy for the MFTC program, is celebrating his 40th year of ordination in the Presbyterian Church in America this year. Elias Medeiros, Professor of Missions, is also celebrating 40 years of ordained ministry. Dean of […]

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Carl Ellis Named Senior Research Fellow with AALI

Rev. Dr. Carl Ellis, Jr. has been named Senior Research Fellow with the African American Leadership Initiative (AALI) at RTS.  Ellis has guest-lectured, taught courses, and served as an AALI mentor at RTS Jackson.  On September 6, Ellis tweeted, “I couldn’t be more honored to be named Sr Research Fellow for African American Leadership Initiative” […]

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Tisby Appointed Director of AALI

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Jemar Tisby (BA Notre Dame ‘02, RTS Jackson MDiv ’15, JSU MA cand, SBTS PhD cand) as the first Director of the African American Leadership Initiative (AALI) at RTS Jackson and Special Assistant to the Chancellor. As Director, Jemar will be responsible for discipling students […]

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Jemar Tisby Named to List of 15 Influential Black Evangelicals

Jemar Tisby, a fourth year MDIV student at RTS Jackson, has been named to the list of 15 Black Christian Leaders You Should Know, an article by Corrie Mitchell on faithstreet.com. Corrie Mitchell introduced her list by saying, “In honor of Black History Month, here is a list of black Christian leaders shaping the face […]

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Duncan’s Inauguration as Chancellor & Conversation

On October 2, 2014, Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III was installed as Reformed Theological Seminary’s fifth Chancellor in an inauguration ceremony hosted at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson.  The next morning at Grace Chapel on the campus of RTS Jackson, Ligon Duncan, Al Mohler, and Derek Thomas discussed the Direction of and Trends in the American […]

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Young Elected President of the National Baptist Convention

Dr. Jerry Young has been elected President of the National Baptist Convention, USA. Young was elected to his five-year term as President on September 4, during the 134th annual session of the National Baptist Convention held in New Orleans.  Dr. Young became the first Mississippi pastor to be chosen for the position.  He has served […]

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RTS Trained Counselors Serve Disaster Area

At least 15 tornadoes were on the ground in Mississippi on Monday, April 28. One of them went through Louisville, Miss., as an EF-4 with winds of about 200 mph. There was much loss of life and possessions. According to Sherry Lanier, MNA disaster response and short-term missions facilitator, a team of RTS trained counselors […]

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McKelvey Appointed to Teach Old Testament

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael G. McKelvey as assistant professor of Old Testament at RTS Jackson. He will begin on January 1, 2014.   McKelvey is the pastor of Crosspoint Church of Asheville, NC, and previously pastored in Pennsylvania. He received a Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Old […]

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Duncan, Thomas, and Lucas: Pastor-Scholars in Our Classrooms

Dr. Ligon Duncan, Senior Minister at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, MS, Dr. Derek Thomas, Minister of Preaching and Teaching at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC, and Dr. Sean Lucas, Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, MS, teach Historical and Systematic Theology from a pastor’s perspective.  Their work from the pulpit and […]

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Promoting Racial Diversity and Biblical Truth–Two RTS Students Launch the Reformed African American Network

Anyone who desires to see biblical truth promoted among racially diverse peoples has reason to be excited about the Reformed African American Network (RAAN).  Christ commanded His disciples to take the Good News of His salvation to Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and to the ends of the earth (Acts 1:8).  To the extent Reformed theology teaches […]

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The African American Leadership Initiative Hosts AALDR

The African American Leadership Initiative at RTS Jackson partnered with Mission to North America and Redeemer Church, Jackson, to host the African American Leadership Development and Recruitment weekend in Jackson over Labor Day weekend 2012 (August 31 – September 2) right after Hurricane Isaac.  With more than 80 in attendance from all over the US […]

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