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Winston, Richard
Winston, Richard W.

Associate Professor of New Testament
Assistant Director of Doctor of Ministry Program
Interim Director of ThM Program

Telephone: 864-379-8828
Email: winston@erskine.edu

Dr. Richard Winston holds a PhD in New Testament from Central Baptist Theological Seminary (Plymouth, Minnesota). He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA) and previoulsy served as the senior pastor of Roebuck Presbyterian Church for almost eight years. He has also served as a seminary professor and held several leadership roles in Calvary Presbytery, including working with ministerial candidates. Richard’s published  dissertation is entitled Misunderstanding, Nationalism, or Legalism: Identifying Israel’s Chief Error with Reference to the Law in Romans 9:30–10:13 (Wipf & Stock). He has also published articles with the Puritan Reformed Journal and Reformation 21. Richard’s hobbies include reading and basketball. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Bethany and children Benjamin and Grace. 
Education and Credentials
  • Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament; Central Baptist Theological Seminary; Plymouth, MN
  • Master of Divinity; Geneva Reformed Seminary; Greenville, SC
  • Bachelor of Arts in Humanities; Bob Jones University; Greenville, SC
Recent Publications
  • Misunderstanding, Nationalism, or Legalism: Understanding Israel’s Chief Error with Reference to the Law in Romans 9:30—10:13. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2020.
    [published PhD dissertation]
  •  “Jesus Fulfilled the Law: But What Does that Mean?” Bible Study Magazine, July/August 2022.
  • “What Would Justin Martyr Do?” Reformation21. February 11, 2020. Available at https://www.reformation21.org/blog/what-would-justin-martyr-do
  • “Christ the End of the Law: The Interpretation of Romans 10:4.” Puritan Reformed Journal 7:2 (2015): 18–41.
  • Review of Bradley Green, Covenant and Commandment: Works, Obedience and Faithfulness in the Christian Life. Themelios 40:2 (2015). Available at http://
    themelios.thegospelcoalition.org/review/covenant-and-commandment-works-obediencefaithfulness-in-the-christian-life.
Experience and Ministry
  • Senior Pastor (2015-present), Roebuck Presbyterian Church (PCA), Roebuck, SC
  • Moderator of Calvary Presbytery: 2021, Calvary Presbytery and PCA General Assembly
  • Assistant to the Minister (2013-2015), Faith Free Presbyterian Church, Greenville, SC
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