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Erskine Seminary provides ‘unifying presence’ in Augusta

Posted on January 13, 2015 by

During a time when reports of racial conflict have peppered the national news, a recent men’s retreat brought black and white Christians together. Men from Tabernacle Baptist Church, a predominantly black congregation, met with men from mostly white First Presbyterian Church. The event marked another expansion of fellowship between the two Augusta, Georgia congregations, and […]

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Warfield Lectures now online

Posted on October 23, 2014 by

The Third Annual B.B. Warfield Lectures, presented Oct. 22 by Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., were well attended and well received, according to Vice President and Professor of Practical Theology Dr. Chris Wisdom. They are now available online. The lectures, named in memory of theologian Benjamin Breckenridge Warfield (1851-1921) were delivered […]

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Faculty Focus: Dr. Mary Lowe

Posted on October 7, 2014 by

Dr. Mary Lowe, associate dean of Erskine Seminary’s Virtual Campus, has followed an Erskine tradition and her calling to serve students, not only academically, but also in their personal development. Spreading the Gospel was a key focus in Mary Lowe’s family. Her parents were missionaries in Haiti and Suriname for 26 years. Lowe and her […]

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Wisdom appointed to lead Erskine Seminary

Posted on September 16, 2014 by

Dr. Christopher H. Wisdom, who has served as a campus minister, church planter, and pastor, in addition to his 28 years as a U.S. Army chaplain, has been appointed Vice President and Professor of Practical Theology at Erskine Theological Seminary. Wisdom received his undergraduate education at Nyack College in New York, and went on to […]

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Erskine welcomes Paul Kooistra as president

Posted on July 18, 2014 by

The Rev. William S. Cain, chairman of the Erskine Board of Trustees, announced today that Dr. Paul Kooistra of Suwannee, Ga., has been appointed president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary. “I am thrilled to have Dr. Paul Kooistra as president and part of the Erskine family,” Cain said. “He is a time-tested leader who […]

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Erskine Seminary celebrates 177th commencement

Posted on May 27, 2014 by

Graduates receiving degrees from Erskine Theological Seminary were recognized in a commencement ceremony May 24  at the Due West Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Dr. N. Bradley Christie, Acting president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary, welcomed graduates and guests and introduced the speaker, and Chairman W. David Conner brought greetings from the Erskine Board of […]

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Alumni couple prepares for service with Greater Europe Mission

Posted on April 1, 2014 by

Tina and Jodie Gaston report that they have been accepted as missionaries with Greater Europe Mission (GEM) and hope to serve with church planters in England following a time of intercultural training in Canada this summer. Tina, a 1999 Erskine College sports medicine graduate, said she and husband Jodie, a pastor and 2003 Erskine Seminary […]

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Connecting with digital generation essential for the church

Posted on February 20, 2014 by

Professor of Systematic Theology Dr. R.J. Gore has taught at Erskine Seminary since 1996. He served as vice president and dean from 1998-2003, and dean of the seminary from 2003-2006. His wealth of experience as a U.S. Army chaplain includes service as Group Chaplain, 172d Corps Support Group in Balad, Iraq, from December 2003 to […]

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Thabiti Anyabwile to deliver Second Annual Girardeau Lectures Feb. 26

Posted on February 17, 2014 by

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will present the Second Annual John L. Girardeau Lectures, with the Rev. Thabiti Anyabwile, Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Jackson Hall at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia. The topic of this year’s lectures is “Bondage or Freedom? Questions in Early American Theology.” The first lecture, “Reformed Theology […]

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