The teaching fellows bring unique gifts, broad experience, and helpful perspective to Ligonier Ministries. They serve Ligonier by helping us remain true to our founding purpose as well as by informing and articulating our future outreach. In considering a succession plan, Dr. R.C. Sproul and the Board have gathered this team of men to aid in present and future ministry. Trusting God for biblical and theological fidelity (2 Tim. 2:2), we are grateful for this next generation of gifted teachers.
Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson is distinguished visiting professor of systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary and former senior minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, S.C. He has written more than two dozen books, including The Holy Spirit, By Grace Alone, and In Christ Alone.
W. Robert Godfrey
Dr. W. Robert Godfrey is president and professor of church history at Westminster Seminary California. He is a visiting professor in the Doctor of Ministry program at the Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies. His many books include God's Pattern for Creation, Reformation Sketches, and An Unexpected Journey.
Steven J. Lawson
Dr. Steven J. Lawson is president and founder of OnePassion Ministries. He is director of the doctor of ministry program at The Master's Seminary, professor-in-residence for Truth Remains, and a visiting professor in the doctor of ministry program at the Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies. Dr. Lawson's many books include The Daring Mission of William Tyndale, Pillars of Grace, and John Knox: Fearless Faith.
R. Albert Mohler Jr.
Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. is president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., where he also serves as the Joseph Emerson Brown Professor of Christian Theology. His many books include The Conviction to Lead, Culture Shift, Atheism Remix, and We Cannot Be Silent. Dr. Mohler is host of the popular podcast The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian perspective, and Thinking in Public.
Stephen J. Nichols
Dr. Stephen J. Nichols is president of Reformation Bible College and chief academic officer for Ligonier Ministries. Dr. Nichols is coeditor of the Theologians on the Christian Life series and the author of numerous books, including For Us and for Our Salvation, Jonathan Edwards: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought, Welcome to the Story, and Peace.
R.C. Sproul Jr.
Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. is a gifted teacher and frequent conference speaker who has served in various ministry roles both inside and outside the church. He is the author of several books, including The Call to Wonder, Biblical Economics, Tearing Down Strongholds, and Believing God. Suspended until July 1, 2016.
Derek W.H. Thomas
Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas is senior minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, S.C., Robert Strong Professor of Systematic and Pastoral Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta, and dean of the doctor of ministry program at the Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies. He has written numerous books, including Calvin's Teaching on Job, and How the Gospel Brings Us All the Way Home.