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2021 Discount Rate Extended! Don’t Miss Out!

2021 Discount Rate Extended! Don’t Miss Out!
Are you attending this year’s Puritan Reformed Conference?
Joel Beeke, President of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, says, “It is our hope that during this year’s conference the importance of the grace of God in the gospel will rekindle a burning desire in all who attend to live soli Deo gloria!”
The 2021 Discount Rate has been extended — only 10 days left! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to attend the Puritan Reformed Conference at these amazingly low prices.

2021 Discount Rate Extended Two Weeks!

2021 Discount Rate Extended Two Weeks!

The 2021 Discount Rate for the Puritan Reformed Conference has been extended an additional two weeks! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to attend the Puritan Reformed Conference at these amazingly low prices.

About the Puritan Reformed Conference
The Puritan Reformed Conference aims to cultivate a Christian worldview that is biblical, doctrinal, experiential, and practical. 2021 marks the 13th year of the conference sponsored by the Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. Past speakers have included the seminary’s faculty, as well as men such as Ligon Duncan, Michael Haykin, Carl Trueman, Conrad Mbewe, Derek Thomas, Geoff Thomas, and a host of others.

Why Attend?
The Puritan Reformed Conference is a wonderful venue to hear Reformed, preaching; preaching that makes much of the grace of God in the gospel. It is also a great opportunity for dear friends to get reacquainted and to make new friends along the way. Lastly, the conference is a destination for wonderful, godly, Christian books for all ages, all at deeply discounted prices.

Only Four Weeks Left to Register!

Only four weeks left to register for “The Grace of the Gospel” conference!

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to hear exceptional preaching and teaching on the greatest theme of the Bible.

About the Puritan Reformed Conference

The Puritan Reformed Conference aims to cultivate a Christian worldview that is biblical, doctrinal, experiential, and practical. 2021 marks the 13th year of the conference sponsored by the Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. Past speakers have included the seminary’s faculty, as well as men such as Ligon Duncan, Michael Haykin, Carl Trueman, Conrad Mbewe, Derek Thomas, Geoff Thomas, and a host of others.

Why Attend?

The Puritan Reformed Conference is a wonderful venue to hear Reformed, preaching; preaching that makes much of the grace of God in the gospel. It is also a great opportunity for dear friends to get reacquainted and to make new friends along the way. Lastly, the conference is a destination for wonderful, godly, Christian books for all ages, all at deeply discounted prices.

 

PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Bruce P. Baugus Appointed at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary as Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics

Grand Rapids, MI—Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (“PRTS”) today announced the appointment of Dr. Bruce P. Baugus as Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics.

Joel R. Beeke, President of PRTS comments, “I am pleased to announce that Dr. Bruce P. Baugus has accepted the appointment to the position of Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics. Dr. Baugus will assume his new role on August 1, 2022. He is the author of Reformed Moral Theology (forthcoming) and China’s Reforming Churches: Mission, Polity, and Ministry in the Next Christendom, as well as numerous chapters, articles, papers, and reviews. He also frequently contributes to reformation21.org and Tabletalk. He is currently serving as interim senior pastor (PCA) and is involved in the global development of Reformed theological education and regularly teaches overseas and around the country. Born in Easton, Maryland, Bruce holds degrees from Penn State (BS in geography, 1996), Southern Seminary (MDiv, 1999), and Calvin Theological Seminary (PhD, philosophical theology, 2009). He is married to Tricia, and they have two sons. I am truly grateful to Reformed Theological Seminary (Jackson, MS, “RTS”) for his thirteen years of service there, which is greatly valued at PRTS. I trust that, by God’s grace, this appointment of Dr. Baugus solidifies the position of PRTS for biblical, Reformed, experiential, and practical theological education.”

Ligon Duncan of RTS comments, “We are deeply grateful for the years of dedicated service by Dr. Baugus at RTS, and thankful for the fitting appointment that he accepted at PRTS. RTS aims to provide a stellar education that challenges our students intellectually and produces servants of godly character—a vision shared by PRTS and Dr. Baugus. I wish him much fruitfulness in his last year at RTS and in his new ministry at PRTS, commencing in August of 2022.”

Begun in 1994, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary is now an accredited educational institution for MA, MDiv, ThM, DMin, and PhD degrees. Its mission is to prepare students worldwide to serve Christ and His church through biblical, experiential, and practical ministry.  With campuses in Grand Rapids, Europe (London), Middle East (Alexandria), Asia (Taiwan), Africa (Pretoria), and Latin America (São Paulo), the seminary numbers more than 200 students, has twelve professors, twenty globally renowned scholars as adjunct faculty, and a support staff of fourteen.

RTS opened its doors in 1966 for resident studies in Jackson, Mississippi. Since that time RTS has grown to nine degree-granting campuses: Jackson, MS; Orlando, FL; Charlotte, NC; Washington DC; Atlanta, GA; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; New York, NY; São Paulo, Brazil; and Global Education (U.S. and International).

CONTACT:

Dr. Joel R. Beeke, President, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary
Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III, Chancellor & CEO, Reformed Theological Seminary

PRESS RELEASE: A NEWLY ACCREDITED PROGRAM: DOCTOR OF MINISTRY (DMIN) AT PURITAN REFORMED THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

Grand Rapids—Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (“PRTS”) announced today a newly accredited program: Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degree program.

Foundational to an accredited Doctor of Ministry program at PRTS is the academic and spiritual formation of the student. Commencing August 2021, the DMin degree program is designed for those who desire to advance their ministry skills, particularly in preaching and homiletics, and is developed for those who have a passion for preaching, are gifted communicators, have a minimum of three years of pastoral ministry, and show promise in their local and regional ministry of teaching, homiletics, and preaching.

Joel R. Beeke, President of PRTS stated, “We trust that by God’s grace the Doctor of Ministry (homiletics) program, which stresses both solid Reformed academic training and vital piety, will serve the church and the academy in unprecedented ways, strengthening the Reformed community worldwide.”

The specific focus of the Doctor of Ministry program at PRTS is on biblical, Reformed, experiential, and practical preaching. PRTS seeks to adhere to the Reformed and Puritan tradition of homiletics, exemplified by John Calvin, William Perkins (Art of Prophesying), Petrus van Mastricht (Best Method of Preaching), Jonathan Edwards, and many others. We aim to do so by offering a Doctor of Ministry program that is distinctive in its academics and biblical piety; this will be evident in the admissions requirements, as well as in the program’s academic rigor, and spiritual and practical formation components.  The Doctor of Ministry program will be academically rigorous and practical—resonating with the Reformed and Puritan tradition of preaching—as we seek to offer a comprehensive program with high, measurable, and peer-reviewed academic standards. Spiritual components of the DMin program may consist of assigned readings and preaching (in theory and practice). The program will be further enhanced by homileticians and preachers serving as subject experts and co-advisors for the DMin student.

Begun in 1994, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary is now an accredited educational institution for MA, MDiv, ThM, and Ph.D. degrees. Its mission is to prepare students worldwide to serve Christ and His church through biblical, experiential, and practical ministry.  The seminary numbers more than 200 students, has twelve professors, twenty globally renowned scholars as adjunct faculty, and a support staff of fourteen.

CONTACT:

Dr. Jonathon D. Beeke, Registrar <[email protected]>
Dr. Adriaan C. Neele, Director Doctoral Programs <[email protected]>

Dr. Adriaan Neele Doctoral Defense Update!

Dr. Adriaan Neele Doctoral Defense Update!

Consider showing your support for Dr. Adriaan Neele as he defends his second PhD dissertation, “‘That Which We Have Seen’: Philosophical-Homiletical Foundations towards a Phenomenology of Sermon Preparation and Preaching,” from 7:00-8:30 am EST, June 15, 2021, at the Theological University of Apeldoorn.

To watch it online, follow the Zoom link below at 7:00 am EST, June 15, 2021.

TUA Zoom Meeting Doctoral Defense Prof. Dr. Adriaan C. Neele

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84378834463

Calling for Volunteers with Editorial Experience

Calling for Volunteers with Editorial Experience

Do you enjoy reading theological papers and editing that one sentence to make it just right? Well, we have an opportunity suited for you! Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary is looking for four to five volunteers to assist graduate students (especially ESL students) in their paper-writing skills. Ideal volunteers would have a degree in English, familiarity with Turabian citations and bibliographies, ability to note the logical (or illogical) flow in writing, and/or experience in the editorial process. If you are interested in assisting our students on a volunteer basis (usually most urgent near the end of a semester), please contact our librarian, Mrs. Laura Ladwig. For more information on our Writing Support program, please see here. We appreciate any help you can provide!

Dr. Adriaan Neele to Defend his Second PhD Dissertation

Dr. Adriaan Neele to Defend his Second PhD Dissertation
The faculty and staff of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (PRTS) are honored to announce that Dr. Adriaan Neele, Director of the Doctoral Programs (PhD and DMin) and Professor of Historical Theology at PRTS, will be defending his second PhD dissertation, “‘That Which We Have Seen’: Philosophical-Homiletical Foundations towards a Phenomenology of Sermon Preparation and Preaching,” June 15, 2021, at the Theological University of Apeldoorn. Please join us in praying for our dear brother as he prepares for his upcoming defense.

For more information, visit https://www.tua.nl/nl/agenda/promotie-a-c-neele

PRTS Update Correction — May/June 2021, Vol. 18 / No. 2

Please note the following correction to the May/June 2021, Vol. 18 / No. 2 issue of the PRTS Update. Dr. Daniel Timmer, not Dr. Greg Salazar, will be teaching “Minor Prophets, Major Theologies” at the Summer Colloquium for the Evangelical Theology Faculty (ETF) in Leuven, Belgium.

For more information please visit https://www.etf.edu/en/minor-prophets-major-theologies/.

PRTS 2021 Graduation Ceremony

You are invited! PRTS Graduation – commencement by Paul Washer

All are welcome to celebrate with this year’s graduates! The ceremony will take place at Heritage Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, at 7:30pm, on May 14. Twenty-three PRTS students will be awarded their theological degrees. This year’s commencement speaker is Paul Washer. His message will be “A Good Minister of Jesus Christ.”

If you are unable to attend in person, you can watch it livestreamed here: https://heritagereformedgr.org/sermon/english/livestream/ Please join five minutes before the start of the service or at any time during the ceremony. The graduation ceremony will start at 7:30 pm, May 14.