RTS Classes

Hi everyone!

RTS Memphis is pleased to announce that our two spring courses will be offered back to back the week of March 5-10. Join us for one or both!

In the first course, Christ-Centered Teaching, “we will explore how the grace that pervades Scripture and culminates in Christ affects textual interpretation and teaching application. We’ll dive into topics covering instruction on philosophy, exposition, message structure, and delivery. This course is designed to equip participants for a lifetime of sharing the truth of God’s word with others in a variety of different contexts.” —Dr. Robertson

In the second course, History of Christianity II, “we will explore developments in doctrine, worship, piety, and mission from the sixteenth century to the present, always with an eye to the practice of ministry. Our goal isn’t simply to have a set of names, dates, and places (as important as they may be) but rather demonstrable growth in pastoral wisdom, which is a key goal of all theological education.” —Dr. Lucas


Dr. George W. Robertson earned his baccalaureate degree from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia; his Master in Divinity and Master in Theology degrees from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis; and his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Historical and Theological Studies from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.

He is currently serving as the Senior Pastor of Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, TN and as a council member for The Gospel Coalition.

Prior to this call he served as the Senior Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Augusta, Georgia; pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church in St. Louis; and as lecturer/adjunct professor at Covenant Theological Seminary.




Dr. Sean Lucas, Chancellor Professor of Church History, graduated from Bob Jones University (BA, 1993; MA, 1994) and Westminster Theological Seminary (PhD, 2002). He was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 2003, served on the staffs of PCA churches in Kentucky and Missouri, and worked as Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from 2009 until 2016.

Sean has taught at two theological seminaries: Covenant Theological Seminary, where he served as chief academic officer and associate professor of church history from 2004 until 2009, and Reformed Theological Seminary, serving as professor of church history from 2011 until 2017 and is currently serving as the Senior Pastor of Independent Presbyterian Church in Memphis, TN.



Christ-Centered Teaching (08PT500), 1 Credit-hour
Dr. George Robertson
March 5, 5pm-9pm
March 6, 8am-6pm

History of Christianity II (08HT504), 3 Credit-hours
Dr. Sean Lucas
March 7-10, 8am-6:30pm each day

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