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  • Elders for the Church

    from Tim Challies Feb 22, 2011 Category: Articles

    Phil Newton writes, "Over the past decade I’ve engaged a wide-range of Christians on the subject of elders. Some, in desperation, want to change dysfunctional church leadership structures. Others have grown tired of side-stepping the biblical teaching on elders. Some long to adopt elder leadership yet realize many of their congregants would resist change. A mission leader told me that elder plurality was a major issue in his region; nationals, unfamiliar with traditions and arguments against elder plurality, saw it in Scripture and wanted to obey." Keep Reading
  • Sproul, Piper & More at the 2011 National Conference

    from Karisa Schlehr Feb 21, 2011 Category: Events

    2011 marks the 40th anniversary of Ligonier Ministries and the 25th anniversary of the book, Desiring God. We are excited to join together with Desiring God Ministries for our National Conference in Orlando, March 24-26, on the theme Light & Heat: A Passion for the Holiness of God. Sinclair Ferguson, Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, John Piper, and R.C. Sproul Jr. will join R.C. Sproul to look at several important tenets of the faith, such as divine sovereignty, biblical worship, evangelism and missions, apologetics, and justification. Register Now and Save $30 Keep Reading
  • Twitter Highlights (2/20/11)

    from Nathan W. Bingham Feb 20, 2011 Category: Ministry News

    Here are some highlights from the various Ligonier Twitter feeds over the past week. Keep Reading
  • R.C. Sproul’s Starter List for Reading the Bible

    from Tim Challies Feb 20, 2011 Category: R.C. Sproul

    In the fall of 2008, Reformation Trust Publishing re-released a revised and expanded version of Dr. Sproul's 5 Things Every Christian Needs to Grow. In that book, R.C. recommends a starter list for people who have never read the Bible. It is quite a helpful list that gives a bird's eye overview of the flow of Scripture. Keep Reading
  • Links We Liked (2/19/11)

    from Tim Challies Feb 19, 2011 Category: Articles

    Here is a round-up of some of the notable blogs and articles our team read this week. Keep Reading
  • $5 Friday Starts at 8 a.m.

    from Karisa Schlehr Feb 18, 2011 Category: Ministry News

    Psalm 23, John Gerstner, Christless Christianity & more for $5 Friday. Sale starts at 8 a.m. Friday and ends 8 a.m. Saturday EST. Keep Reading
  • Ask R.C. Live: Watch Tonight at 8 p.m. EST

    from Karisa Schlehr Feb 17, 2011 Category: Events

    Be sure to tune in tonight to watch R.C. Sproul answer questions from an online audience. This live event will run from 8:00-8:45 p.m., so submit your questions now. Tweet your questions using the hashtag #AskRC, or write your questions using Facebook from our live events page. Keep Reading
  • Outrage Du Jour

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Feb 17, 2011 Category: Articles

    Media, as a general rule, is directed more toward our emotions than our minds. As Neil Postman argued so eloquently in his delightful book Amusing Ourselves to Death, a word based culture tends to be more reasoned, more thoughtful, whereas an image based culture tends to be more emotive, more reactionary. We are a sensate culture accustomed and comfortable with experiencing emotions lightly and at the behest of others.  Keep Reading

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