Ryan Reeves

Ryan M. Reeves is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he also serves as Dean of the Jacksonville campus.  Ryan is also an adjunct professor for Reformed Theological Seminary and teaches summers at Campus Crusade (Cru). 

Ryan received his PhD from Cambridge University and has two masters from Reformed Theological Seminary. He also was a guest student in theology at the University of Münster and has studied at Notre Dame’s Medieval Institute and the Centro Pro Unione in Rome. 

Ryan lives in Jacksonville, Florida with his wife Charlotte and three kids: Zoë, Owen, and Dexter. The kids could care less about academics and prefer ice cream, movies, and daddy being silly. Ryan also has a mild addiction to watching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 

Ryan has a series of full courses on YouTube for the public:

Reformation and Modern Church
Ancient and Medieval Church
Tolkien and Lewis
Luther and Calvin

Articles By Ryan Reeves

The History of Christmas Presents - Quick Explanation

Thursday December 14, 2017

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What are the origins of giving Christmas presents? Check out this short explanation from Dr. Ryan Reeves, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. You’ll hear how gift giving at Christmas became part of our culture today.

The History of Advent - Quick Explanation

Thursday December 7, 2017

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When in history did the celebration of Advent begin in Christian churches? Check out this short explanation from Dr. Ryan Reeves, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. You’ll hear how Advent arose around Christmas in the 4th century, and how Advent in history is different than Advent today.

Assurance (In 90 Seconds)

Tuesday May 30, 2017

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How do we know our sins are forgiven? How can we have confidence that we really are children of God? You need the doctrine of assurance! Got 90 seconds? Check out this short video from Dr. Ryan Reeves, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Grace (In 90 Seconds)

Tuesday April 18, 2017

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Grace is not a substance. It’s not an action. So, what exactly is grace? Got 90 seconds? Check out this short video from Dr. Ryan Reeves, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

The Apostle’s Creed (in 90 Seconds)

Thursday December 29, 2016

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Many churches affirm the Apostles Creed. But who wrote the Apostles Creed? Check out this short video from Dr. Ryan Reeves, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. You’ll hear how the Apostles Creed was written in the early centuries of the Christian church.

Liturgy (In 90 Seconds)

Tuesday November 15, 2016

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Is every church a liturgical church? To answer that question, a definition of liturgy will help. Got 90 seconds? Check out this short video from Dr. Ryan Reeves, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

The Ascension (In 90 Seconds)

Tuesday November 1, 2016

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The ascension of Christ is one of those doctrines that’s often not discussed much. Maybe that’s because it’s a little weird. Where did Jesus go and why did he go that way? Got 90 seconds? Check out this short video from Dr. Ryan Reeves, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

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