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‘God was chipping away at me’ for years, Irvin says

Posted on October 29, 2018 by

Erskine’s Director of Advancement Mike Irvin told a chapel audience last week that as he and his wife headed toward the reception after their wedding ceremony in 1978, he turned to her and said, “This is probably the last time you’ll ever see me in church.” Fast-forwarding to August 13, 2017, Irvin said that on […]

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Erskine seminary graduate speaks about ‘twisted tongues’

Posted on October 16, 2018 by

The Rev. Andrew Di Iulio, a 2017 graduate of Erskine Seminary who is now pastor of Devenger Road ARP Church, spoke at chapel Oct. 16 on “The Tale of Two Twisted Tongues,” based on James 3:1-10. With winsome and sometimes self-deprecating humor, he explained why controlling the tongue is so important in the Christian life. […]

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Trustees make plans to ensure alumni voices are heard

Posted on October 15, 2018 by

A clean audit report, progress in the enrollment plan, and action to strengthen relations with alumni highlighted a one-day gathering of the Erskine Board of Trustees Friday, Oct. 12. The trustees came to the campus a day later than originally planned, allowing time for Tropical Storm Michael to exit the Carolinas. Greg Griffin, Executive Vice […]

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Seminary co-sponsors ‘An Evening with C.S. Lewis’ Oct. 12-13

Posted on September 14, 2018 by

Erskine Theological Seminary is co-sponsoring, with the C.S. Lewis Institute, An Evening with C.S. Lewis Oct. 12-13, featuring British actor David Payne presenting in character the Life of C.S. Lewis. “Greenville, South Carolina is now the 13th city in the world to have a C.S. Lewis Institute,” says the Rev. Matt Miller, director of Erskine […]

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President’s address at Formal Opening focuses on God’s peace

Posted on September 3, 2018 by

Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson spoke about peace and wholeness from God, shalom, as he addressed students, faculty, staff, and community members at this year’s Formal Opening Convocation August 30. He took as scripture texts Jeremiah 29:4-7 and Philippians 4:4-9, both of which refer to peace. Gustafson began by recounting his […]

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Trustee chair talks about August board meeting

Posted on August 31, 2018 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary trustees, led by incoming Board Chairman Jill Gazzaway of Davidson, N.C., gathered for the first time this academic year on August 23. Describing the meeting as “defined by hard decisions in the ever-changing climate of higher education, but also by a board seeking both the good of Erskine and decisions […]

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Milton speaks at ethics symposium

Posted on August 10, 2018 by

Dr. Michael Milton, James H. Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism at Erskine Theological Seminary, recently spoke at the International Military Ethics Symposium, which was held July 30-August 1 at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. Milton, a retired U.S. Army Reserve Chaplain (Colonel) who serves as director of the chaplain ministries emphasis in […]

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Seminary graduate, now member of college staff, profiled in paper

Posted on July 30, 2018 by

Erskine Seminary graduate Josh Chiles, recently named Assistant Athletic Director for Recruiting and Athletics Chaplain at Erskine College, was profiled by Greg K. Deal July 29 in the Greenwood Index-Journal. Chiles, who formerly served as Student Success Coach in the Student Development Office, completed his Master of Divinity degree in 2017 and is now senior […]

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Erskine celebrates Class of 2018 at commencement ceremony

Posted on May 19, 2018 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary recognized graduating students May 19 during a joint ceremony on the Erskine campus. This year’s speaker was Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a recognized leader among American evangelicals. Mohler said people are often told, “Don’t just stand there—do something,” but stressed that […]

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