Reformed Theological Seminary, MDiv
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Th.M.
Kings College at Aberdeen University, Ph.D.

About Dr. McDowell

Mark McDowell is ordained as a minister in the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church and has served at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina, since 2012. At FPC Columbia, he has ministered alongside current and former RTS faculty including Sinclair Ferguson and Ralph Davis. Mark earned his MDiv from RTS Charlotte, his Th.M. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and his Ph.D. from Kings College at Aberdeen University in Systematic Theology under the supervision of the late John B. Webster. Dr. McDowell’s research interests include Christology, political theology, and ethics.

In addition to giving leadership to RTS Dallas and RTS Houston, Dr. McDowell serves as Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology.

Mark is married to Monica and they have four boys: Nicholas, Cameron, Patrick, and Oliver. He is a native of Northern Ireland and avidly follows Manchester United and Ulster Rugby.