Michael Anthony Milton (Ph.D., University of Wales, Lampeter) is an ordained minister and long-time pastor in the Presbyterian Church in America.
Prior to his election as chancellor of RTS, he served as president of RTS/Charlotte since 2007, and holds the James M. Baird Jr. Chair of Pastoral Theology. While president, he led the founding of two new institutes (campus ministry and chaplaincy), formed key partnerships for ministry outreach (including a new doctoral program in church revitalization), and initiated the preparation of a new master plan for the campus, which culminated with the purchase of additional acreage for the seminary.
Previously, Dr. Milton was the senior pastor of the historic First Presbyterian Church in Chattanooga, Tenn., has planted two churches and founded Westminster Academy Christian School in Overland Park, Kansas. He completed his pastoral internship under Dr. D. James Kennedy and later served as the interim president of Knox Theological Seminary.
Dr. Milton is the founder of Faith for Living, a multi media outreach ministry, which began airing in Chattanooga. Faith for Living with Dr. Mike Milton, now the broadcast outreach arm of RTS, reaches 70,000,000 potential households each week through national networks. He also writes theological reflections at http://michaelmilton.org.
Dr. Milton is the author of 14 books, including Songs in the Night: How God Transforms Our Pain to Praise (P&R), What is the Doctrine of Adoption (P&R), and Hit by Friendly Fire: What to do When Other Believers Hurt You (EP Books). He has written numerous popular and academic articles and has been published in such chaplaincy positions in Kansas to Brigade level chaplaincy positions, service in the Office of the Chief of Chaplains, overseas Reserve missions, the deputy command chaplain of the 108th Training Command and the U.S. Army Reserves. Currently, he serves as a writer and instructor for the US Army Chaplains Center and School in Ft. Jackson, SC. In 2010, he was nominated by the Chief of Chaplains of the US Army and inducted as a charter member of the College of Military Preachers.at conferences. He is a member of the National Religious Broadcasters, the Evangelical Theological Society, the Reserve Officer Association, and the Fellowship of Evangelical Seminary Presidents.
Dr. Milton, his wife Mae and their son, John Michael, reside in the Charlotte area.