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Athletic training graduate returns as chapel speaker

Posted on February 21, 2019 by

Joseph Brown, a member of the Erskine College Class of 2014, addressed students, staff, and professors at a chapel gathering Feb. 19. He did not deliver a sermon, but instead spoke about his own life in a testimony called “The Sovereignty of God Over All Things.” Brown, a cum laude graduate from Whitmire, S.C., majored […]

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Speaker’s challenge: live in the reality of eternal hope

Posted on February 13, 2019 by

Tuesday’s chapel message, “God is Able,” based on Ephesians 3:14-21, began with some audience participation at the request of the speaker, the Rev. Clint Davis. Davis asked everyone gathered in the Due West ARP Church to raise their hands in response to a series of questions. “How many of you have dreams?” he asked, and then, “Have all your […]

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Professor tells why you should pray for your pastor

Posted on February 4, 2019 by

Associate Professor of Old Testament Dr. Max Rogland recently wrote a feature article called “The Lord’s Shepherd” for Tabletalk Magazine, a publication of Ligioner Ministries. In the article, Rogland notes that pastors are “special targets for the attacks of the evil one,” and goes on to explore the prophetic words of Zechariah 13:7: “Strike the […]

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Chapel speaker identifies “our true home”

Posted on February 1, 2019 by

The Rev. John Hellams was introduced by his father, Erskine College Provost Dr. Tom Hellams, before he stepped up to the pulpit as chapel speaker Jan. 29. He told the assembled Erskine students, faculty, and staff that Erskine is a special place to his father, who is an Erskine graduate and former member of the […]

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Moderator opens spring convocation series at Erskine

Posted on January 18, 2019 by

Phillip Malphrus, Moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, addressed Erskine faculty, staff, and students Jan. 15 at the first convocation of the spring semester. Malphrus spoke about “Wisdom for the Future,” focusing on a scripture text from Proverbs. Prefacing his remarks with a reminder to students of “how much you […]

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Seminary professor now contributing to Crosswalk.com

Posted on November 29, 2018 by

Dr. Michael Milton, James Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism and director of the chaplain ministries emphasis in the Master of Divinity program at Erskine Seminary, has recently been asked to begin writing for Crosswalk.com, a publication of the Salem Media Group. Milton says that in his writing, he will try to “make theology accessible […]

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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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