Resources on RTS Jackson

College Station, Bugscuffle, Alto, and Music to the Glory of God

By Charlie Wingard · September 18, 2018 · 0 Comments
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Ever since my first trip to Texas in 1980, I’ve loved the state and wished for more occasions to return and explore. Crossing the border into Mexico at Del Rio, an east Texas sheep farm, the Alamo, the Texas School Book Depository, and steaks in Fort Worth are several of the many sights and experiences that made my trips memorable. Last week’s two-day trip to Texas added to my treasury of cherished memories. Our time at Texas A&M in College Station was memorable. Lynne and I had the opportunity to speak with  Aggie Reformed University Fellowship students about the work of Reformed Theological Seminary. Large group was wonderful – God-honoring worship, theologically rich hymns, and excellent Bible teaching – so…

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RTS World Missions Conference: September 11-12

By Charlie Wingard · September 10, 2018 · 0 Comments
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We are pleased to announce that Rev. Dr. Robert (Ric) Cannada will be delivering our 2018 RTS Jackson Missions Conference Preaching Lectures, September 11-12. Dr. Ric Cannada, Jr. is Chancellor Emeritus of Reformed Theological Seminary and an ordained minister of the gospel in the Presbyterian Church in America. Dr. Ric’s service to the Lord also includes twenty years of experience as a Presbyterian pastor in Clinton, SC; Little Rock, AR; and Macon, GA. For over 10 years Dr. Ric led RTS as Chancellor with five residential campuses in Jackson, MS; Orlando, FL; Charlotte, NC; Washington, D.C.; and Atlanta, GA; along with one degree-granting extension campus in Boca Raton, FL; a degree-granting Virtual Campus (distance education) based in Charlotte, NC; and…

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Dr. Carl Ellis Teaches at RTS Jackson

By Charlie Wingard · September 5, 2018 · 0 Comments
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  An encouraging day at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson.  Dr. Carl Ellis, Senior Fellow of the African American Leadership Initiative and Provost’s Professor of Theology and Culture, preached in chapel on “What’s in a Name?” from Ezekiel 36:16-32. During the lunch hour, Dr. Ellis met with prospective students before delivering an afternoon preaching lecture and participating in a discussion of Francis Grimké’s Meditations on Preaching.

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Tips for RTS Students: How Valuable Is a Theological Education?

By Charlie Wingard · August 31, 2018 · 0 Comments
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How valuable is theological education? 19th century professor and pastor Samuel Miller writes: “Nothing can be plainer than that ignorance, or small and indigested knowledge is, next to the want of piety, one of the most serious defects in a candidate for the sacred office. . . . No Church, therefore, which neglects the proper education of her ministers, can be considered as faithful, either to her own most vital interests, or to the honour of her divine Head and Lord.” ____ James M. Garretson, An Able and Faithful Ministry: Samuel Miller and the Pastoral Office (Reformation Heritage Books, 2014), 78.

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