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Milton, Michael A.

James H. Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism, President of the D. James Kennedy Institute for Reformed Leadership at Erskine Theological Seminary


Dr. Milton is the James Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism at Erskine Theological Seminary where he also serves as the President of the D. James Kennedy Institute of Reformed Leadership.

Milton’s life verse is from Philippians 1:6: “Being confident of this, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it unto the day of Jesus Christ.” Or, as Milton puts it in the title of his autobiography, “What God starts, God Completes.”

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  • Dipl., Defense Language Institute, 1977
  • BA, Mid-America Nazarene University, 1989
  • MDiv, Knox Theological Seminary, 1993
  • PhD, University of Wales, 1998
  • M.P.A., University of North Carolina, 2016
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching & Learning
  • Harvard University, 2019
Fall 2021

Erskine Online:

  • PM 502 Christian Vocation and Transformation (8 weeks; Fall 2)
  • WP770 Homiletics II: Delivery of Expository Biblical Sermons (8 weeks; Fall 1)
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