Dr. Michael F. Ross

Visiting Lecturer in Practical Theology

  • Practical Theology | Guest Faculty | Charlotte

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The Ohio State University, B.S.
Miami (Ohio) University, M.B.A.
Columbia Biblical Seminary, M.Div.
Reformed Theological Seminary, D.Min.


Dr. Ross is a native of Columbus, OH.  Dr. Ross is the senior minister of Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, NC since August 2006.  In 1982, Dr. Ross became the organizing pastor of the Surfside Presbyterian Church in Surfside Beach (Myrtle Beach), SC and remained as pastor of that church until 1992. He then served as the Senior Minister of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Jackson, MS from 1992-2006.

Dr. Ross holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University, and an MBA in Management from Miami (Ohio) University. Dr. Ross has also done post-graduate study in Economics and Public Administration at Memphis State University. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Columbia Biblical Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS.

Dr. Ross travels annually overseas on preaching and teaching missions and is increasingly involved in the ministry of Church Revitalization in the United States. He is a member of the Central Carolina Presbytery and served as the 40th moderator of the PCA in 2012.  Dr. Ross has authored two books, Preaching For Revitalization and The Light of the Psalms: Deepening Your Faith with Every Psalm, both by Christian Focus Publishers. Dr. Ross has authored the PCA’s 50 Days of Prayer since its inception in 2002.

Dr. Ross is married to Jane, and they have four children - Joanna, Abigail, Nathan, and Aaron - and seven grandchildren. 

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