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New Issue of Reformed Faith & Practice Released



Reformed Faith & Practice, the online journal of Reformed Theological Seminary, has just released vol. 3, no. 1. Feature articles include several addresses from Reformation 500 celebrations last year by RTS professors Michael Allen, Howard Griffith, and Blair Smith, and Michael Glodo inaugurates a new journal series on “Pulpit...

RTS Appoints Rev. Robert Arendale as Executive Director at RTS Houston



May 25, 2018 — Chancellor Ligon Duncan and the Reformed Theological Seminary Board of Trustees are pleased to announce a new Executive Director of RTS Houston. Rev. Robert Arendale has been hired to lead the Houston campus, succeeding the previous Executive Director, Rev. Tim McKeown. Rev. McKeown has served as Executive Director of the...

RTS's Ministry & Leadership Team Wins Award



Reformed Theological Seminary is proud to announce that our Ministry & Leadership team was recently awarded the second place 2018 Higher Goals in Christian Journal certificate from the Evangelical Press Association. EPA honored Bill Henderson, Brad Tisdale, Paul Schwarz, Catherine Bruce, Dr. Ligon Duncan, and Matt McQuade for the "publication...

New Issue of Reformed Faith & Practice Released



Reformed Faith & Practice, the online journal of Reformed Theological Seminary, completed its second year of publication with the release of the December 2017 issue. Feature articles include papers from a Cambridge symposium on messianic psalms that Dr. Michael McKelvey (Associate Professor of Old Testament, RTS Jackson) participated in, and a...

Fall 2017 Edition of Ministry & Leadership Released



In this Fall/Winter issue, Chancellor Ligon Duncan addresses why, 500 years later, the Reformation still matters. Dr. J. Nicholas Reid and Dr. Derek Thomas write on the unity of Scripture throughout the Old and New Testament regarding the Reformation. You will also find other exciting articles, news, and events. Enjoy! Digital Version | PDF...

Reformed Theological Seminary welcomes Dr. Carl F. Ellis, Jr. and Karen Ellis into the RTS family



Carl Ellis named Senior Fellow of AALI and Provost’s Professor of Theology and Culture Karen Ellis named as inaugural Cannada Fellow for World Christianity RTS is thrilled to announce that Dr. Carl F. Ellis, Jr. has been named Assistant to the Chancellor, Senior Fellow of the African American Leadership...

RTS hires new Director of Communications



August 25, 2017 – Chancellor Ligon Duncan is pleased to announce a new Director of Communications for Reformed Theological Seminary. Mr. Phillip Holmes has been hired to lead in this vitally important area that will encompass institutional branding, print publications, digital marketing and social media. “I have known Phillip since he...

Announcing the African American Leadership Scholarship



RTS is pleased to announce the launch of the African American Leadership Scholarship beginning in the 2018-19 academic year. The African American Leadership Scholarship is a 50% scholarship for African American students who have experience in and a heart for ministry in African American, multiethnic, or urban contexts. It is for RTS students in...

New Professor Openings



Reformed Theological Seminary has recently “declared” the following professorial openings related to RTS Atlanta, RTS Charlotte, and RTS Washington DC. One opening in Old Testament at RTS Atlanta. This opening would be available to be filled immediately. Send CVs to Dr. Richard Belcher, chairman of the search committee...

Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson Appointed as Chancellor's Professor of Systematic Theology



Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson as Chancellor's Professor of Systematic Theology as of June 1, 2017.  A Chancellor’s Professor in the RTS system is a rank of distinction, for a regular, voting faculty member, who teaches at multiple RTS campuses, thus benefitting a greater...

Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas Appointed as Chancellor's Professor of Systematic and Pastoral Theology



Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas as Chancellor's Professor of Systematic and Pastoral Theology as of June 1, 2017.  A Chancellor’s Professor in the RTS system is a rank of distinction, for a regular, voting faculty member, who teaches at multiple RTS campuses, thus benefitting...

Dr. Sean Michael Lucas Appointed as Chancellor's Professor of Church History



Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sean Michael Lucas as Chancellor's Professor of Church History as of June 1, 2017.  A Chancellor’s Professor in the RTS system is a rank of distinction, for a regular, voting faculty member, who teaches at multiple RTS campuses, thus benefitting a greater number...

Dr. John Currid Appointed Chancellor's Professor of Old Testament



Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Currid as Chancellor's Professor of Old Testament, effective June 1, 2018.  The position of chancellor’s faculty is designed to provide for a professor to teach at multiple RTS campuses benefitting a greater number of students.  In the interim, Dr....

Reformed Theological Seminary Faculty & Alumni Present Seminars at 2017 PCA GA



Reformed Theological Seminary will once again be well-represented at the Presbyterian Church in America General Assembly in Greensboro next week. If you are making plans to attend some seminars while you are there, be sure to check these out. We’ll be reminding you of who, when and where via social media, so make sure to...

Spring 2017 Issue of Reformed Faith & Practice Released



The newest issue of Reformed Faith & Practice, the online journal of Reformed Theological Seminary, features the following articles: Biblical Exegesis in Fourth–Century Trinitarian Debates: Context, Contours, and Ressourcement / Michael A. G. Haykin Trinitarian Relations in the Fourth Century / D. Blair Smith What Are...

RTS appoints new Senior Vice President for Development



April 27, 2017 – Chancellor Ligon Duncan and the Reformed Theological Seminary Board of Trustees are pleased to announce that Mr. Matthew Bryant has accepted the call to serve as the Senior Vice President for Development at RTS. “I am so thankful to have Matthew as a part of our team here at RTS. Matthew is a godly husband and father....

Spring 2017 Ministry & Leadership Just Released



In this newly redesigned issue, read our Chancellor Ligon Duncan addressing why seminaries still matter. Dr. Blair Smith writes how Acts 10 affirms that God’s Word applies to all cultures and nations. We announce a new RTS campus in Dallas, Texas. Many other exciting articles, news and events. Enjoy! Click here to view the digital...

Atlanta Campus Leadership Transition Slated for Summer 2017



March 28, 2017 – Chancellor Ligon Duncan and the Board of Trustees of Reformed Theological Seminary are pleased to announce that Dr. Guy M. Richard has accepted the call to serve as the Executive Director of the Atlanta campus starting June 1, 2017. “I am delighted that my good friend Guy Richard has agreed to lead RTS Atlanta into the...

Kevin DeYoung Appointed as Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at RTS Charlotte



Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin DeYoung as Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at RTS Charlotte, beginning June 1, 2017. Kevin was formerly a Chancellor’s Professor for RTS, but will now be a residential, voting member of the Charlotte faculty, teaching several courses each academic year....

Remembering Dr. Will Norton



Missionary and leader in theological education Hugo Wilbert “Will” Norton died February 20, 2017 at his residence in Go Ye Village, Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Dr. Norton was Distinguished Professor of Missions, Emeritus at RTS Charlotte and taught at RTS Jackson as well. Born Feb. 14, 1915, he was 102. Norton’s passion to serve led him...

RTS Appoints Dr. Mark Ian McDowell as Executive Director at RTS Dallas



Chancellor Ligon Duncan and the Reformed Theological Seminary Board of Trustees are pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Ian McDowell has accepted the call to serve as the Executive Director at our newest campus in Dallas, Texas. “Mark is a capable theologian with a pastor's heart for the church. He is passionately committed to theological...

Hughes Scholarship Applications Due March 15 | April 15



Reformed Theological Seminary has launched a new financial aid application, and we are now accepting applications for the Hughes Scholarship. The Hughes Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship for new students who are beginning Master of Divinity Studies at RTS in the Summer or Fall. It includes a $3,000 book stipend. There are a limited...

Dr. Scott R. Swain Appointed President of RTS Orlando



(ORLANDO, Fla.)-January 9, 2017 – Chancellor Ligon Duncan and the Board of Trustees Reformed Theological Seminary are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Scott R. Swain as the fifth president of the Orlando campus. “I am thrilled that Dr. Scott Swain has agreed to become the President of RTS Orlando,” Duncan said....

Two Professor Openings



Reformed Theological Seminary has recently “declared” two professorial openings related to RTS Dallas and RTS Houston. One opening is in New Testament and one in Old Testament. Most likely one professor would live in Dallas and one in Houston; however, both professors would teach at both campuses. Send CVs to Dr. Guy Waters, chairman...

 

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