Category Archives: seminarians

What is a Seminary President?

One retired, well-respected seminary president once told me, soon after I was called to be president of RTS Charlotte, “Mike, here are my two words to you about being a seminary president: first, stay humble. Second, you know all of … Continue reading

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An American Thing: A Thanksgiving Message from Mike Milton to RTS, to Heroes in the Armed Services, and to our Friends Across America

First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world. Romans 1:8 Giving thanks is universal. But having Thanksgiving is a uniquely American. Here is what I mean: … Continue reading

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Mrs. in Ministry Session 3: Burdens and Blessings

This was the third in the Mrs. in Ministry teaching and fellowship time at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Michael A. Milton, President and James M. Baird, Jr. Professor of Pastoral Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, North Carolina. Mike … Continue reading

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Sheepdogs for Christ: An Orientation Devotion from Psalm 40.1-3

This Orientation Devotional was originally given on August 24, 2009, as “The Two Things to Remember in Seminary from Psalm 40.1-3” by Michael A. Milton, Ph.D., President and Professor of Practical Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, North Carolina (Interim President, Reformed Theological … Continue reading

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RTS Charlotte and Embers to a Flame Doctor of Ministry

RTS Charlotte is pleased to announce the Doctor of Ministry degree program with an Emphasis in Church Revitalization. I hope you will watch the video here to learn more about this ministry. At RTS Charlotte, we aim to equip pastors … Continue reading

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Moody Appearance

I appreciate prayer for upcoming appearances on “Prime Time America” on Moody Radio Network stations across N. America at the following times: Part 1: Wed, 7/22 @ 4:30 PM CST Part 2: Thu, 7/23 @ 4:30 PM CST Listeners can … Continue reading

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Transforming Fatherhood

While listening to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909, Sonora Louise Smart Dodd was thinking of her father: a Civil War veteran and a farmer, he was also a single dad to 6 children. She began to work to get … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on a New Years Sermon Planner

1. Preach, ordinarily, sequentially through books, or least chapters of larger sections. This should form your extended series with others series brought in to add variety and different sorts of Biblical vitamins to the spiritual diet of the saints. 2. … Continue reading

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An Election Day Sermon 2008

An Election Day Sermon 2008 There is a tradition in our nation of preaching Election Day Sermons, and this American tradition is one that is based upon the teachings of Christ and should not be abandoned. Yes, we have learned … Continue reading

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Save the Date

One blushes at the term “inauguration,” especially in the political season we find ourselves in right now! But that is the term. And we are humbled to share this and ask for Christ’s glory and others’ good as this date approaches. … Continue reading

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