Weekend Speakers

Mike Campbell

Mike Campbell

is Senior Pastor of

Redeemer Church, PCA

in Jackson, Mississippi.

He earned his MDIV from

Covenant Theological

Seminary in St. Louis,

Missouri. Prior to moving to Jackson, Rev. Campbell served as the pastor of Pinelands Presbyterian Church in Miami, Florida for

seven years.
Roy Hubbard
Roy Hubbard grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana where he was one of 5 children.  From there he attended Louisiana State University where he earned a degree in Elementary Education. While at LSU, he was involved with RUF and was a member of South Baton Rouge Presbyterian (PCA). In July of 2005, he began the Masters of Divinity degree at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson and finished in May of 2008.  While in seminary, Roy married Emily Chapman of Starkville, Mississippi in March of 2007.  They have one daughter, Iris, and a son, Jonas.
Randy Nabors

Randy Nabors is the Senior Pastor and church planter of New City Fellowship in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  NCF is a PCA congregation committed to living out the call of the Gospel in racial reconciliation, mercy and development ministry to the poor, with a commitment to the city.  Pastor Randy has also served as a U.S. Army Reserve Chaplain and the  Mission to North America movement leader for Urban and Mercy Ministries. Randy graduated from Covenant College on Lookout Mountain in Georgia, and went on to Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO. 

Carl Ellis, Jr. 
Carl Ellis Jr. is the President of Project Joseph, a ministry devoted to equipping Christians to minister to Muslims. He is also the Dean of Intercultural Studies at Westminster Theological Seminary. Dr. Ellis is a pioneer thinker in the area of urban ministry and the development of African-American Men. He has taught extensively on the need for the church to engage Islam. Dr. Ellis holds a B.A. from Hampton University, a M.A. from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a D.Phil. from Oxford Graduate School. Carl is a sought-after speaker on the subjects of Islam and Racial Reconciliation. He has pastored in Tennesee, taught seminars for prison ministries and theological studies and authored several books.

Karen Ellis
Karen Angela Ellis became a Christian in 1993, the same year she received her Master’s degree from Yale University’s Fine Art program. Karen has since performed internationally in radio, television, film and on Broadway National Tours, as well as in rural third world villages. She has sung up and down the Eastern seaboard with the Bill Edgar Trio, and she has also been privileged to travel, teach and sing worldwide through mission organizations. Karen recently finished her Master of Art in Religion in Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, and she is continually fascinated by the zone where performing arts and theology intersect. Karen is delighted to minister and teach alongside her husband, Dr. Carl F. Ellis, Jr.
Elbert McGowan

Elbert McGowan, Jr.

is a native of Jackson,

MS. He spent several

years working as a

mechanical engineer for

General Electric in

Cincinnati before sensing

a call to ministry. He earned his MDIV from RTS Jackson (’08) and currently serves as the minister for Reformed University Fellowship at Jackson State University, the first RUF started at a Historically Black College or University.


Wy Plummer

Wy Plummer has

been a member of the

PCA since 1982 is currently

the African American

Ministries Coordinator

for the Presbyterian

Church in America. Rev.

Plummer has also served as a part-time pastor at New City Fellowship in Chattanooga,

Tennessee and as a member of the Advisory

Board of Covenant Theological Seminary He

completed his undergraduate at Howard

University and earned graduate degrees from

Johns Hopkins University and Chesapeake

Reformed Theological Seminary.



Mike Jones
Michael Jones is the pastor and founder of Harvest Community Church, PCA in Birmingham, Alabama.  He is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, but moved to Birmingham in 1984, after completing a B.A. degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. He earned his Masters of Religious Education from Birmingham Theological Seminary in 2000.  For eleven years (1984-95) he worked with churches in the community and business people in the workplace through a ministry called Here’s Life Birmingham, a division of Campus Crusade for Christ International.  During his time with Here’s Life Birmingham, Michael also served as an associate minister of Sardis Baptist Church, Birmingham, under the leadership of Pastor Samuel P. Pettagrue, Jr.

Reddit Andrews, III
The Reverend Reddit Andrews joined the faculty of RTS in 2012 and serves as Assistant Professor of Practical Theology.  Before coming to RTS, he served as the Senior Pastor of Soaring Oaks Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Elk Grove, California and as Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology at City Seminary in Sacramento.Rev. Andrews continues to serves as a Council Member of the Gospel Coalition.  He is married to Nadine and has two daughters.