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Conference provides rejuvenation for pastors

Posted on April 25, 2018 by

Greenville Spring Week, sponsored April 11-14 by Erskine Theological Seminary’s Greenville site, welcomed its planned maximum of 50 attendees, 45 of whom were Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) ministers. The Rev. Matthew Miller, director of the Greenville site and former senior pastor at Greenville ARP Church, declared the event a success and spoke about its segue […]

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Sixth Annual Girardeau Lectures scheduled for May 2-3

Posted on April 18, 2018 by

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will welcome Dr. Robert Smith, Jr. as speaker for this year’s John L. Girardeau Lectures, which are scheduled for May 2-3. Smith’s first lecture, “The Neglected God,” will be delivered Wednesday, May 2, at 6 p.m. in Jackson Hall at First Presbyterian Church. The lecture will […]

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Seminary professor honored at army retirement ceremony

Posted on March 2, 2018 by

U.S. Army Reserve Chaplain (Colonel) Michael A. Milton has retired after 36 years of service. A minister in the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Milton serves as James H. Ragsdale Chair for Missions and Evangelism and directs the chaplain ministries emphasis in the Master of Divinity program at Erskine Theological Seminary. He is founder and president […]

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Ceremony marks inauguration of Erskine’s 17th president

Posted on February 16, 2018 by

Dr. Robert E. Gustafson, who describes himself as “a newcomer” who has “grown to love Erskine in a short time,” was inaugurated as 17th president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary in a service of worship Feb. 16 at the Due West Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. The opening procession included Erskine faculty members and administrators […]

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Erskine trustees elect officers as preparations completed for inauguration of 17th president

Posted on February 15, 2018 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees gathered on the Due West campus Thursday, Feb. 15, for its regularly scheduled meeting. “We are excited to be here at this time when we are preparing to celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Gustafson,” Board Chairman Sam James said. “The board is more unified than I have seen it in […]

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‘Is Christianity a Killjoy Religion?’ to be chapel speaker’s topic Feb. 13

Posted on February 12, 2018 by

The Rev. Matthew Miller, who serves as director of Erskine Theological Seminary’s extension site in Greenville, S.C., will examine the question “Is Christianity a Killjoy Religion?” at an Erskine chapel service Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 11 a.m. in the Due West ARP Church. He will take as his text I John 1:1-4. Formerly senior pastor […]

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Moderator addresses Erskine community

Posted on February 7, 2018 by

The Rev. Lee Shelnutt, Moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, spoke to Erskine faculty, staff, and students Feb. 6 at the first convocation of the spring semester. Shelnutt, pastor of Huntersville ARP Church in Huntersville, N.C., drew an analogy between the emphasis on “location, location, location” in the field of […]

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Convocation events begin Feb. 6 with ARP Moderator’s address

Posted on February 1, 2018 by

The Rev. Lee Shelnutt, Moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, will speak at the first Erskine convocation of the spring semester Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Due West ARP Church. Additional convocation highlights for the semester include a vocation panel discussion Feb. 15; a town hall meeting […]

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Church planting’s gospel impact takes time, graduate says

Posted on December 6, 2017 by

The Rev. Brooks Pipher is a Church Planting Explorer with the Florida Presbytery of the ARP Church. He graduated from Erskine Theological Seminary in 2014 with a Master of Divinity degree. He previously interned at Christ Community Church in Ruskin, Fla. At the time of this interview, Pipher and his wife Amanda resided in downtown […]

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