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New Doctor of Ministry Emphases in Theology and Preaching at RTS



New Doctor of Ministry Emphases in Theology and Preaching at RTS (Orlando, Fla.) – April 28, 2016 - Reformed Theological Seminary now offers two new emphases in the Doctor of Ministry program: Reformed Theology and Ministry, and Reformed Expository Preaching. The RTS Doctor of Ministry degree is a 30-credit postgraduate degree that...

Rev. D. Blair Smith Appointed Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at RTSC



Charlotte, NC Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. D. Blair Smith as Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at RTS Charlotte beginning June 1, 2016.  Blair earned a B.S. in Marketing Management and Social Studies from Bob Jones University, and a M.Div. from RTS Charlotte. He earned his Th.M. in...

Dr. James Newheiser, Jr. Appointed Director of Christian Counseling Program RTS Charlotte



James (Jim) Newheiser, Jr. Appointed Director of the Christian Counseling Program and Associate Professor of Christian Counseling and Practical Theology at RTS Charlotte (Charlotte, NC) – March 15, 2016 Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James (Jim) Newheiser, Jr., as Director of the Christian...

NYC Open House - March 17, 2016



There will be a second Open House in New York City for RTS NYC and the Redeemer City Ministry program on Thursday evening, March 17, 2016. If you or someone you know is interested in formal theological training for urban ministry, please consider attending. To RSVP and get more information, click here. Schedule: 6:15 - 7:00pm - Open House...

2016 Kistemaker Academic Lecture Series - March 1 & 2



We are privileged to welcome Dr. Diane Langberg to deliver the 2016 Kistemaker Academic Lecture Series (KALS) at RTS Orlando. As adjunct professor at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA and author of numerous books, Dr. Langberg has devoted 35 years as a practicing psychologist to working with clergy and trauma survivors. The...

Campus Preview Days at RTS Jackson, Orlando and Charlotte



Come experience RTS  first hand! Join us to sit in on a class, take a campus tour, meet students and professors, and learn more about our various degree programs. RTS Jackson - February 15th            RSVP to admissions.jackson@rts.edu RTS Orlando - February...

New Center for Church Planting at RTS Charlotte



Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC is pleased to announce that it will launch The Center for Church Planting (CCP) in fall, 2016.  The purpose of the CCP is to become a national and international resource for the planting of Reformed churches committed to the authority of Scripture, the centrality of preaching, and the great...

“Encouraging the Ministry of Women in the Local Church”



RTS Charlotte will host a Faculty forum on Encouraging the Ministry of Women in the Local Church" on February 9th, 2016, RTSC Dining Room at 12 Noon. Presenting are Dr. Mike Kruger, President and Samuel C. Patterson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity with guest speaker Melissa Kruger, author, mother, and Gospel Coalition...

Trustee of RTS Goes Home To Be With The Lord



Granville O. Dutton 1924-2016 Granville O. Dutton of Dallas, TX went home to be with the Lord on January 3, 2016.  Granville lived 91 years and led a remarkable life.  With degrees in Military Science, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering and Law he was a learned man. Granville loved the Lord and was one of our founding...

RTS Charlotte Equip Workshops



RTS Charlotte will hold two new workshops in January as part of their "Equip" series. The first, "Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriage" by Dr. James White will be held on Monday January 11th. The second workshop "Depression and Suffering: Finding Hope and Healing for Ourselves and Others" by Dr. David Powlison will be held on Monday January...

The Winter Issue of the Ministry & Leadership Magazine Has Arrived



In this issue, read about our New York City campus and meet one of the students. Read articles from our Chancellor Dr. Ligon Duncan and Orlando Campus President Don Sweeting and read an interview with Sam Allberry concerning same sex attraction. Click here to view the digital version. Click here to view the pdf of the printed version....

RTS Trustee Don Breazeale goes home to be with the Lord



Donald Glenn Breazeale, Sr. of Jackson died at home on November 12, 2015. He went to be with the Lord after battling cancer for a season. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Missye Rhee; and by his parents, Pearl and Forest Breazeale. He is survived by his wife, Betsy Ann; his children: Glenn Breazeale (Carter) of Lookout Mountain,...

New Video each week "Wisdom Wednesdays"



Wisdom Wednesday is a weekly series of videos where relevant matters of the Christian faith are addressed with truth, candor, and grace. This week, Dr. J. Ligon Duncan speaks on "Why should I get an MDiv degree?"  Watch the video by clicking here. Check back each week on Wednesday for a new Wisdom Wednesday video from Reformed Theological...

The Five Distinctives of RTS



In a short video Dr. Ligon Duncan explains the five distinctives of Reformed Theological Seminary and why they are important. They are Biblical Fidelity, Reformed Theology, Confessional Integrity, Evangelical Identity, and Winsome Community. You may watch the video by clicking...

Kevin DeYoung Appointed Chancellor's Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at RTS



Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin DeYoung as chancellor's professor of systematic and historical theology as of January 1, 2016.  Kevin will teach at RTS while he continues as senior pastor of University Reformed Church in East Lansing Michigan where he has been since 2004. The position of...

Dr. Currid's New Commentary



Leading Old Testament scholar John Currid brings a fresh approach to a book that seems to draw a lot of comment of the wrong kind.  In his Introduction he says: There is no book in the Old Testament that is as maligned and criticized as the book of Ecclesiastes. People point to the teachings of vanity, scepticism, and fatalism that they see...

Dr. Mark Futato Has Launched a New Website



A Daily Dose of Hebrew has been launched by Dr. Mark Futato, the Robert L. Maclellan Professor of Old Testament at RTS Orlando. On this new website you can learn Hebrew from scratch, watch daily two-minute videos and find helpful resources to help you learn. The response has been tremendous! Click here to learn more and to sign...

Four Inaugural Lectures at RTS Orlando



The 2015-16 academic year will witness the delivery of four inaugural lectures at RTS Orlando to mark the appointment of Dr. Charles E. Hill as John R. Richardson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity and the promotions of Drs. James L. Coffield, Scott K. Coupland, and Scott R. Swain to the rank of professor. The details for the...

Watch RTS New York City First Convocation



The first convocation of RTS New York City was held September 10th at the facilities of Redeemer's City to City Ministry in New York City. Speakers included Dr. Ligon Duncan and Dr. Tim Keller. Following the convocation RTS held a student orientation seminar for the first entering class into this new joint program between RTS...

Gregory Lanier Appointed Assistant Professor of NT



(ORLANDO, FL) - September 17, 2015 - RTS has appointed Gregory R. Lanier the new assistant professor of New Testament at RTS Orlando beginning January 1, 2016.  Lanier earned a B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in business administration from UNC Chapel Hill, Morehead Scholar, Honors and Highest Distinction. He earned an M.Div....

The Fall Issue of the Ministry & Leadership Magazine Has Arrived



In this issue, meet several alumni serving in Brazil and Mississippi, read articles from our faculty Dr. Michael McKelvey and Dr. James Anderson, and an interview with Keith Johnson from Cru. Click here to view the digital version. Click here to view the pdf of the printed version. Click here to sign up for either...

RTS Students Release CD



Five students from Reformed Theological Seminary have recorded 10 songs on a CD specifically to raise funds for student scholarships at the seminary. These five RTS students, including some who have previously released albums of their own, are connected with the worship services at several Central Florida churches. The student artists are Josh...

RTS Orlando Forum Video with Nancy Guthrie on Grief Now Available



On April 16, Dr. Don Sweeting interviewed Nancy Guthrie at the RTS Orlando President's Forum. The discussion was about "Making Sense of God's Sovereignty in the Midst of Grief." Click here to view the video. Nancy and her husband David host respite retreats to offer companionship and biblical insight to the grieving. She also provides...

The Winter Issue of the Ministry & Leadership Magazine Has Arrived!



In this issue, read articles from our faculty, Sean Lucas and Michael Allen. Read articles about the new extension campus RTS/NYC. Meet three Indonesian students at RTS/Orlando and learn about former chancellor Ric Cannada's work there. Plus read about the inauguration of Dr. Ligon Duncan, and more. Click here to view the...

Meena Appointed to Board at Reformed Theological Seminary



(JACKSON, MS) - The Reformed Theological Seminary Board of Trustees has appointed Victor H. (Hu) Meena, Jr. as a board member. Meena serves as president and chief executive officer of C Spire, (formerly Cellular South), an award-winning wireless provider to all of Mississippi and parts of four southeastern states. "Hu brings a skill set and...

Reformed Theological Seminary, Redeemer City to City Announce Strategic Partnership



NEW YORK, NY — September 22, 2014 — Redeemer City to City (CTC) and Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to provide a seminary education in New York City. This advances the vision of RTS to provide graduate theological education globally and that of Redeemer Presbyterian Church and...

New Faculty Member Appointed



(ORLANDO, Fla.) - August 18, 2014 - The Reformed Theological Seminary Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. R. Michael Allen to the faculty of the Orlando campus. Dr. Allen will serve as the associate professor of systematic and historical theology beginning January 1st. Allen, a teaching elder in the...

Justin Holcomb to Teach Theology and Counseling Course



(ORLANDO, FL) - July 21, 2014 – Reformed Theological Seminary of Orlando is pleased to announce that Rev. Justin S. Holcomb, Ph.D., will teach a Systematic Theology Survey for Counseling course in the upcoming fall term. Holcomb’s experience as a minister, counselor, and advocate uniquely qualify him for this position. With two...

Five RTS Professors Appointed to Established Chairs



(JACKSON, MS) - July 9, 2014 - Reformed Theological Seminary's Board of Trustees has appointed five faculty members to fill vacant faculty chairs at the recommendation of Chancellor Ligon Duncan and Dr. Bob Cara, chief academic officer. They are as follows (left to right):  ...

RTS Chancellor Speaking in England in July



Dr. Duncan will give the closing lecture on "Matthew Henry's Legacy in Piety and Prayer" from 11:30 - 12:45 at the Matthew Henry Symposium at the University of Chester in Hollybank, to be held July...

World Magazine Names Two RTS Professors Among the Recipients of Their Book Awards



(ASHEVILLE, NC) - June 16, 2014 - This year, World Magazine chose several winners for the Books of the Year in their "books issue" in categories of popular theology, history and analysis. They also chose a winner for an 'in the spotlight' category, for its need for special recognition. Normally there is only one Book of the Year award from the...

Visit the RTS Chancellor's New Website



Dr. Ligon Duncan, chancellor of RTS, has a new website. Visit www.ligonduncan.com to hear Dr. Duncan's sermons and podcasts, read articles and view social media posts. This new website will be a resource for expository sermons, articles on key theological matters, biblical commentary, and links to material addressing current issues and...

Ministry & Leadership Magazine Has Arrived



In the spring/summer issue of the M&L magazine, recently mailed, Dr. Michael McKelvey shares with us "Abraham's Call," in the classroom section, describing a gift meant to bless everyone, not just the receiver. In the Faith and Life section, Dr. Elias Medeiros takes us in for an up-close look at the Reformers during the 16th century. Read...

 

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