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 a Ligonier teaching fellow and distinguished visiting professor of systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He previously served as the senior minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, S.C., and he has written more than two dozen books, including The Whole Christ, The Holy Spirit, In Christ Alone, and, with Dr. Derek Thomas, Ichthus: Jesus Christ, God's Son, the Saviour.
W. Robert Godfrey
Dr. W. Robert Godfrey is president and professor of church history at Westminster Seminary California. He sits on the board of directors of Ligonier Ministries, serves as a teaching fellow for Ligonier, and 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 founder and president of OnePassion Ministries, a ministry designed to bring about a new reformation in the church. He is a teaching fellow for Ligonier Ministries, director of the Doctor of Ministry program at The Master's Seminary, and a visiting professor in the Doctor of Ministry program at the Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies. He has written more than two dozen books, including The Passionate Preaching of Martyn Lloyd-Jones, The Evangelistic Zeal of George Whitefield, and John Knox: Fearless Faith.
R. Albert Mohler Jr.
Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. is president and Joseph Emerson Professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. He is a teaching fellow for Ligonier Ministries and host of the daily program The Briefing and the popular blog AlbertMohler.com. Dr. Mohler is author of numerous books, including Culture Shift, Atheism Remix, and We Cannot Be Silent.
Stephen J. Nichols
Dr. Stephen J. Nichols is president of Reformation Bible College and chief academic officer for Ligonier Ministries. In addition, he is a teaching fellow for Ligonier. He was formerly research professor of Christianity and culture at Lancaster Bible College. He is author of numerous books, including For Us and for Our Salvation, Jonathan Edwards: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought, and Peace and serves as coeditor of Crossway's Theologians on the Christian Life series.
Rev. Burk Parsons is copastor of Saint Andrew’s Chapel in Sanford, Fla., a Ligonier Ministries teaching fellow, vice president of publishing for Ligonier Ministries, and editor of Tabletalk magazine. He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America and director of the Church Planting Fellowship. He is author of Why Do We Have Creeds?, editor of Assured by God, and John Calvin: A Heart for Devotion, Doctrine, and Doxology, and cotranslator and coeditor of A Little Book on the Christian Life by John Calvin.
Derek W.H. Thomas
Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas is senior minister of First Presbyterian Church, in Columbia, S.C., and Robert Strong Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta. He is a teaching fellow for Ligonier Ministries and director of the Doctor of Ministry program at the Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies. He is author of many books, including How the Gospel Brings Us All the Way Home, Calvin's Teaching on Job, and, with Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson, Ichthus: Jesus Christ, God's Son, the Saviour.