University of South Carolina, B.A.
Columbia International University/Biblical Seminary, M.Div.
Reformed Theological Seminary, D.Min.
About Dr. Culbertson
Dr. Culbertson joined RTS in 1994 and currently serves as Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Dean of Student Development. Before coming to RTS, he ministered for 10 years to college students at the University of Florida through Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) and in the Presbyterian Church of America. After his ministry at UF, he and his wife, Cathy, planted a PCA church in Clearwater, Florida. He also has served as a member of the Advisory Committee of Brookstone Schools, a non-denominational, Christ-centered school near uptown Charlotte whose mission is to equip urban students spiritually, academically, and socially for lives of future leadership and service.
At RTS, he served as Director of Admissions for 13 years as well as Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Development and Adjunct Professor of Evangelism and Discipleship. In addition to campus ministry, Dr. Culbertson’s ministry experience includes church planting and pastoral work. Having started RUF in the state of Florida, Rod has been involved with PCA campus ministry in some capacity for almost 40 years; he presently chairs the Florida statewide RUF committee. He also serves as the Director of the Center for Campus Ministry at RTS/Charlotte.