• R.C. Sproul

    R.C. Sproul

    Chancellor and Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology

    Dr. R.C. Sproul is chancellor of Reformation Bible College and the founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries. He is featured daily on Renewing Your Mind, an international radio broadcast, and he is the author of more than one hundred books. He is general editor of the Reformation Study Bible and executive editor of Tabletalk magazine. He has produced more than three hundred lecture series and recorded more than eighty video series on subjects such as the history of philosophy, theology, Bible study, apologetics, and Christian living. Dr. Sproul serves as copastor at Saint Andrew's Chapel in Sanford, Fla. He holds degrees from Westminster College, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and the Free University of Amsterdam, and he has had a distinguished academic teaching career at various colleges and seminaries, including Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Fla., and Jackson, Miss.

  • Stephen Nichols

    Stephen J. Nichols

    President and Professor of Church Historical Theology

    Dr. Stephen J. Nichols is president of Reformation Bible College, chief academic officer of Ligonier Ministries, and a Ligonier teaching fellow. He also serves as an adjunct professor for Reformed Theological Seminary and is a visiting lecturer at Westminster Theological Seminary's program at the John Owen Centre in London. Dr. Nichols has master's degrees in theology and in philosophy, and he received his Ph.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He has written many books, including volumes in the Guided Tour series on Jonathan Edwards, Martin Luther, and J. Gresham Machen. His recent books include Welcome to the Story and Peace: Classic Readings for Christmas. In addition, he hosts the weekly podcast 5 Minutes in Church History.

  • Derek Thomas

    Derek W.H. Thomas

    Dean of the Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies

    Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas is dean of the doctor of ministry program at the Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies. He is also senior minister of First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, S.C., and a Ligonier teaching fellow. He served as a pastor in Belfast, Northern Ireland, for seventeen years before serving as minister of teaching at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Miss. In 2011, he became associate pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, S.C., and in 2013 became senior minister there. He is also the Robert Strong Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta. Originally from Wales, he received his M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Miss., and his Ph.D. from the University of Wales. He has written numerous books, including Calvin's Teaching on Job and How the Gospel Brings Us All the Way Home.

  • John Tweeddale

    John Tweeddale

    Professor of Theology and Academic Dean

    Rev. John Tweeddale is professor of theology and academic dean of Reformation Bible College. He previously served as senior associate editor of Tabletalk magazine, as senior pastor of First Reformed Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Pittsburgh, and as adjunct professor at Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Rev. Tweeddale earned his M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Miss., and he is completing doctoral work at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. With Dr. Derek Thomas he is coauthor of The Essential Commentaries for a Preacher's Library and coeditor of the forthcoming John Calvin: For a New Reformation, and he has contributed chapters to The Beauty and Glory of Christian Living and The Ashgate Research Companion to John Owen's Theology.

  • Eric Brandt

    Eric T. Brandt

    Resident Faculty
    Instructor

    Mr. Eric T. Brandt is instructor of church history. He earned his M.A. from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. He is coauthor, with Stephen J. Nichols, of Ancient Word, Changing Worlds, and is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Conference on Faith and History, and the Association of Christian Distance Education.

  • David Briones

    David E. Briones

    Resident Faculty
    Professor of New Testament

    Dr. David E. Briones is professor of New Testament and dean of students of Reformation Bible College. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Durham, England. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature. His dissertation was titled "Paul's Financial Policy: A Socio-Theological Approach" and has been published in the Bloomsbury/T&T Clark Library of New Testament Studies series.

  • Keith Mathison

    Keith A. Mathison

    Resident Faculty
    Professor of Systematic Theology

    Dr. Keith A. Mathison is professor of systematic theology. He earned his Ph.D. from Whitefield Theological Seminary in Lakeland, Fla. He is author of several books, including From Age to Age: The Unfolding of Biblical Eschatology and Given for You: Reclaiming Calvin's Doctrine of the Lord's Supper. He serves as an associate editor of the Reformation Study Bible and formerly served as associate editor of Tabletalk magazine

  • J. Reid

    J. Nicholas Reid

    Resident Faculty
    Professor of Old Testament

    Dr. J. Nicholas Reid is professor of Old Testament. He earned his D.Phil. from University College, Oxford. Before coming to RBC, he was a visiting research scholar at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University. He is a contributor to the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative and associate editor of Hebrew for BibleMesh Biblical Languages.

  • R.C. Sproul Jr.

    R.C. Sproul Jr.

    Resident Faculty
    Professor of Apologetics and Rector of Theology

    Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. is rector of theology and professor of apologetics. He is an ordained minister in the Covenant Presbyterian Church, and he earned his D.Min. from Whitefield Theological Seminary in Lakeland, Fla. He is the featured teacher on several Ligonier teaching series, including Believing God and Bound for Glory. He is also author of numerous books, including Tearing Down Strongholds and The Call to Wonder.

  • Terry Yount

    Dr. Terry Yount

    Resident Faculty
    Dean of the Saint Andrew’s Conservatory of Music

    Dr. Terry Yount is dean of the Saint Andrew's Conservatory of Music. He earned his doctor of musical arts from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, N.Y. He is the organist and instrumental director at Saint Andrew's Chapel in Sanford, Fla., and he has written articles for The American Organist, Tabletalk, and World.

  • Sinclair Ferguson

    Sinclair B. Ferguson

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson is former pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, S.C. and a teaching fellow for Ligonier Ministries. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and he is author of numerous books, including The Whole Christ.

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  • W. Robert Godfrey

    W. Robert Godfrey

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. W. Robert Godfrey is president and professor of church history at Westminster Seminary California, and he is a teaching fellow for Ligonier Ministries. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and is author of numerous books, including John Calvin: Pilgrim and Pastor.

  • Ian Hamilton

    Ian Hamilton

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Ian Hamilton is senior minister of Cambridge Presbyterian Church in Cambridge, England. He holds a Ph.D. from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Greenville, S.C., and he is author of several books, including The Faith Shaped Life.

  • Michael Haykin

    Michael A.G. Haykin

    Visiting Professor
    Undergraduate Program

    Dr. Michael A.G. Haykin is professor of church history and biblical spirituality at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. He holds a Th.D. from Wycliffe College, Toronto, and the University of Toronto, and he is author of numerous books, including Rediscovering the Church Fathers.

  • Michael Horton

    Michael S. Horton

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Michael S. Horton is J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Coventry and Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, and he is editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation and author of numerous books, including Core Christianity.

  • Dennis Johnson

    Dennis E. Johnson

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Dennis E. Johnson is professor of practical theology at Westminster Seminary California and associate pastor of New Life Presbyterian Church in Escondido, Calif. He holds a Ph.D. from Fuller Theological Seminary and he is author of several books, including Walking with Jesus through His Word.

  • David Jussely

    David H. Jussely

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. David J. Jussely is minister of senior adults and visitation at the First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, Miss., and adjunct professor of practical theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Miss. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi.

  • Julius J. Kim

    Julius J. Kim

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Julius J. Kim is associate professor of practical theology at Westminster Seminary California and associate pastor at New Life Presbyterian Church in Escondido, Calif. He holds a Ph.D. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is author of Preaching the Whole Counsel of God.

  • Michael Kruger

    Michael Kruger

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Michael J. Kruger is president and Samuel C. Patterson Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, N.C. He is author of Canon Revisited: Establishing the Origins and Authority of the New Testament Books.

  • Steven Lawson

    Steven J. Lawson

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Steven J. Lawson is president and founder of OnePassion Ministries and a teaching fellow for Ligonier Ministries. He holds a D.Min. from Reformed Theological Seminary and he is author of many books, including Foundations of Grace.

  • Michael Reeves

    Michael Reeves

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Michael Reeves is president and professor of theology at Union School of Theology in Oxford, England. He holds a Ph.D. from Kings College, London, and he is author of several books, including Rejoicing in Christ.

  • Guy Richard

    Guy Richard

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Guy M. Richard is senior minister of First Presbyterian Church in Gulfport, Miss. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and he is author of What Is Faith?

  • Guy Waters

    Guy Prentiss Waters

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Guy Prentiss Waters is James M. Baird Jr. Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Miss. He holds a Ph.D. from Duke University and he is author of several books, including How Jesus Runs the Church.

  • Tim Witmer

    Timothy Z. Witmer

    Visiting Professor
    Doctor of Ministry Program

    Dr. Timothy Z. Witmer is professor of practical theology and coordinator of the practical theology department at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He holds a D.Min. from Reformed Theological Seminary and he is author of The Shepherd Leader.