RUF Midsouth Committee
Ligon Duncan is the Senior Minister at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS. He is the Chairman of the RUF Midsouth Committee, and a member of the Gospel Coalition. He is a former moderator of the PCA General Assembly and the author of numerous books and articles including Fear Not!, Does Grace Grow Best in Winter? and Gospel clarity: challenging the new perspective on Paul. He and his wife Anne have two children, Sarah Kennedy and Jennings.
Chad Gilliland is a Ruling Elder from Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN. Chad is a partner in a Memphis-based money management firm, Wellspring Management. He and his wife Leigh (who hails from Newton, MS) are involved in the arts community and the historical preservation movement in Memphis. They have two boys and a girl. They both graduated from Ole Miss and were a part of RUF. Chad says “RUF truly changed the course of my life.” Along with his responsibilities as an elder, Chad serves as a community group leader at Redeemer.
Scott Jones is a Ruling Elder at Highlands Presbyterian Church in Ridgeland, MS. He is a Jackson area attorney with the firm, Adams and Reese, and serves as clerk of session for Highlands PCA. In addition to his work with the law firm and his service in the church, he is an adjunct professor at the Mississippi College School of Law. He is married to Maggie (a native Mississippian from Magee, MS) and they have two daughters. Scott enjoys tennis and also has his pilot’s license.
Scott Phillips is Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Louisville, MS. He is a native of Tennessee. He was an RUF Intern at Clemson, and then RUF campus minister at Tennessee Tech. Scott is actively involved in the courts of the PCA, chairing the daunting Presbytery Records committee for the General Assembly. He enjoys sports, especially tennis, reading theology and philosophy, as well as action and mystery fiction. He is married to Karin and they have four children. Scott is one of four former RUF campus minister who sit on the committee.