I’ve been appreciative over the years of RTS’ effort to recruit and prepare more African American men for the pastorate. RTS is not the only institution to train African Americans, of course. But the institution does appear to be intentional about trying to reach out and craft opportunities for students who may find penetrating Reformed history and culture difficult. I’m grateful for that example.

The latest thing that came to my attention is the RTS Jackson African-American Leadership Initiative. Here’s the description from the seminary’s website:

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