Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will deliver the commencement address when Erskine College and Theological Seminary honors this year’s graduates Saturday, May 19 at 10:30 a.m. under the towers of the Erskine Building.
A theologian and ordained minister, Mohler is a recognized leader among American evangelicals as he seeks to address contemporary issues from a consistent and explicit Christian worldview. He hosts two audio programs, The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian perspective, and Thinking in Public, a series of conversations with today’s leading thinkers. He is the author of several books, has been quoted in leading newspapers, and has appeared on national news programs. He is editor-in-chief of The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology and has contributed to more than 100 published works.
Also as part of Erskine’s commencement activities, a baccalaureate service is scheduled for Friday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Due West ARP Church. Dr. Michael A. Milton, James Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism at Erskine Seminary, will deliver the baccalaureate address. Milton directs the chaplain ministries emphasis in the Master of Divinity program at Erskine Seminary. A recently retired U.S. Army Reserve Chaplain (Colonel), he is the founder and director of the outreach ministry Faith for Living as well president and senior fellow of the D. James Kennedy Institute.