Newsbriefs

AMSTERDAM 2000

    Drs. Luder Whitlock, Sam Larsen, Elias Medeiros, and Steve Childers represented RTS at Amsterdam 2000 July 29- August 6.

TRIBUTE TO SAM PATTERSON

    French Camp Academy in French Camp, Mississippi, will publish a comprehensive biography of its late president, Dr. Sam Patterson, who was also the first president of RTS. They are asking anyone who knew Dr. Pat to share their fond remembrances for inclusion in the book. Please write, fax, or email Becky Hobbs at the following addresses:
Postal Mail:
Becky Hobbs
French Camp Academy
P.O. Box 120
French Camp, MS 39745
.
Email: beckhobs@meta3.net.
Fax: 601-853-0144.

CTMC BOOT CAMP

    The Church Multiplication Training Center (CMTC) Boot Camp will be held at RTS/Orlando October 9-13. Dr. Steve Childers will be the seminary liason with this organization that trains church planters across the country.

ATLANTA EXTENSION

    John Sowell is the new Vice President of the RTS/Atlanta Extension, located at the Church of the Apostles. For more information, phone
(404) 995-8484. RTS Atlanta at Church of the Apostles

GLODO IS STATED CLERK

    The Reverend Michael Glodo has been elected Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Glodo was Assistant Professor of Old Testament at RTS/Orlando.

Bookbriefs

    Dr. Luder Whitlock's book The Spiritual Quest will be available this fall from Baker Book House.

    Dr. Charles Hill's article "Cerinthus, Gnostic or Chiliast? A New Solution to an Old Problem" was published in the Journal of Early Christian Studies 8 (2000).

    Dr. John Muether co-edited Creator, Redeemer, and Consummator: A Festschrift for Dr. Meredith Kline published in July.

    Dr. Frank James has been invited to serve as Senior Editor with Alistair McGrath of Oxford University for the Library of Classical Protestant Theological Texts.

    Christian Focus Publications has recently republished Dr. Ralph Davis's commentaries Joshua: No Falling Words and Judges: Such a Great Salvation. They are part of CFP's Focus on the Bible Series.

    Baker Book House recently published Dr. Steve Brown's Follow the Wind on the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. He has signed a contract with Tyndale for two more books on the Christian life.

Travelbriefs

    Dr. Will Norton taught "Christology of Missions" in June at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon.

    Dr. Harold O.J. Brown spoke at a major evangelical conference in New York in June. He also taught "Heritage of the Reformation" in Wittenberg, Germany, in July.

    Dr. Don Fortson was the keynote speaker at the Presbyterian Bible Conference in Harvey Cedars, New Jersey, in July.

    Dr. Andrew Peterson presented a paper entitled "An Online Portfolio for Distance Education" at the Syllabus 2000 Conference in Santa Clara, California, in July.

    In addition to speaking at numerous missions conferences in the United States during the spring, Dr. Sam Larsen taught at seminaries and leadership conferences in Korea and Japan in June and July.

    Dr. Michael Payne presented the paper "Missions After Babel" at a conference entitled "Christianity and the New Millennium" in The Netherlands in August.

    Dr. Elias Medeiros preached and taught in Brazil and Jamaica during June and July.

    Dr. Ronald Nash was a plenary speaker at the annual meeting of the Jonathan Edwards Institute in Annapolis, Maryland, in July. He also spoke at several seminar sessions.

    Dr. Richard Pratt traveled to England in June with a group of students and spouses for evangelistic work in four Anglican parishes.

    Dr. Steve Brown spoke at the Billy Graham Training Center (The Cove) in June.

    Dr. John Oliver will speak at two missons conferences in North Carolina in September.

    Drs. Allen Curry and Steve Childers taught at Chongshin Seminary in Seoul, Korea this summer.

    Dr. Douglas Falls taught at the Highland Theological College in Scotland in August.

    Dr. Mark Futato spoke at the annual retreat of Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church in Baltimore in June.

    Dr. Duncan Rankin led a team to Edinburgh, Scotland, in August to distribute evangelistic literature and give tours of local Reformation sites with the Gospel woven into the presentations.

    Dr. David Jussely taught at Baptist Seminary in Malawi, Africa, and at Chongshin Seminary in Seoul, Korea, this summer.

    Dr. Ric Cannada will lecture and speak at the 101st anniversary of the Northeast Presbyterian Seminary in Recife, Brazil in September.

    In September, Dr. Luder Whitlock will be the convocation speaker at Highland Theological College in Scotland. He also will attend a pastors' conference in Italy and visit Immanuel University in Romania.

SEMINARIES MERGE

    Starting with the Fall 2000 term, Chesapeake Theological Seminary of Linthicum, Maryland, merged much of its program into the RTS Washington/Baltimore campus. The resulting program enables the seminary to provide excellent theological education to a much broader geographical area.

GRAD LEADS DENOMINATION

    The Reverend Dr. Joelouis L. Songate (RTS '99) has been elected Executive Secretary of the Independent Church of India (Presbyterian).

CURRID APPOINTED EDITOR

    Dr. John Currid was recently appointed Series Consultant/Editor for the EP Study Commentary Series by Evangelical Press. Currid is Associate Professor of Old Testament at RTS/Jackson.

PASTORS' DAY

    RTS President Dr. Luder Whitlock will lead a one-day seminar for pastors on spirituality in October at RTS/Jackson.

PARK APPOINTED ADJUNCT

    Dr. Aaron Park has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Theology at RTS. Dr. Park is President of Christian Theological Seminary in Seoul, Korea, and for years has been associated with Chong Shin Theological Seminary. He was recently awarded a citation from the President of Korea for his exemplary and distinguished service.

PRATT PUBLISHES VIDEO SERIES

    Dr. Richard Pratt has published ten forty-minute videos covering the Old Testament prophetic He Gave us Prophetsbooks and a one-volume video on infant baptism. You may order these from Presbyterian and Reformed Publishers, through the RTS/Orlando Bookstore at 1-800-390-7426, or online at rq.rts.edu/bookstore/.

SPIRITUAL LIFE CONFERENCES

    RTS/Orlando will hold their Spiritual Life Conference October 16-19. Dr. Luder Whitlock will speak on spiritual maturity based on his new book, The Spiritual Quest. Michael Kelly Blanchard is scheduled to lead the music.

    RTS/Charlotte will hold its Spiritual Life Conference in conjunction with opening convocation. Speaking will be Dr. Frank Barker, Pastor Emeritus at Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama.

(Click here for a list of upcoming conferences/seminars)

RTS/ORLANDO HOSTS MEETING

    RTS/Orlando will host the annual meeting of the Evangelical Homiletical Society October 19-21. The organizing meeting of the International Reformed Fellowship and World Reformed Fellowship will also meet October 23-27 at the Orlando campus.




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