• Constantine & the Church by

    Emperor Constantine the Great has received much attention throughout the history of the church—and rightfully so. His conversion to Christianity and the sweeping changes it brought to the church and the empire instituted a new era in history, one …

  • Developing Theology by

    Protestants often times scoff at the hierarchical nature of the Roman Catholic Church, particularly the concept that a special class of saints wields greater influence over Jesus than others. Yet, before we point the finger too quickly, we should evaluate …

  • The Bishop by

    Although the understanding of the office of bishop eventually became perverted and corrupted in the ancient church, the office as defined in Scripture possesses biblical support and apostolic precedent. The church needs leaders, but these leaders, like Christ before them …

  • Expansion of the Church by

    Unbeknownst to many Christians in the twenty-first century, people around the Greco-Roman world of the first century viewed Christianity as nothing more than an offshoot of Judaism, with some going as far as believing the two possessed no inherent difference …

  • Defending the Faith by

    Heresies, in a real way, are just repetitions of similar sinful, rebellious worldviews presented earlier in time. As the author of Ecclesiastes says, “What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done …

  • Pioneering Theologian: Origen by

    Origen of Alexandria provides a striking case of an individual seeking to discover the truth about the nature of reality and faith aside from God’s revelation in Scripture. Despite his commendable efforts to defend the church and to preserve …

  • Introduction by

    This study will examine the first 500 years of the church in order to illuminate the impact of the early church so that the church today might know itself and its God better. This particular study lays the historical context …

  • Ignorance Is Not Bliss by

    The apostle Paul knew his opponents’ views better than they did and never argued from a position of ignorance. In order to regain our Christian mind, we too must once again engage the world in a fully-informed way. In this …

  • We Don’t Need No Education by

    At one time, Christians, particularly Reformed Christians, were the intellectual leaders in America, but this is no longer the case. We are largely marginalized and have abdicated intellectual leadership to secularists. In this message, Dr. Robert Godfrey examines the role …

  • Questions & Answers #1 by , , , ,

    Sinclair Ferguson, Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Albert Mohler and R.C. Sproul answer questions on the Christian mind and thought.

    Video Outline:

    0:00-6:28   How do we instill a desire in our pastors and church leaders to engage science …

  • Q&A with R.C. Sproul & Ligonier Teaching Fellows (May 19, 2011) by , , , ,

    On May 19, 2011, R.C. Sproul was joined by Ligonier Teaching Fellows Sinclair Ferguson, Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson and R.C. Sproul Jr. to answer questions submitted by online viewers. In this round-table discussion, these men addressed topics such …

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: An Unexpected Journey by

    In this optional session, Robert Godfrey relates the story of how he came to embrace Reformed theology, establishes the biblical and historical backgrounds for Calvinism, and explains the major themes of its doctrine. Based on the book: An Unexpected Journey

  • Pleasing God by

    Scripture calls us to be holy as God is holy and exhorts us to strive for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. There are pitfalls, however, as we strive to mortify the flesh: we can easily …

  • Questions & Answers by , , , ,

    Ligonier Teaching Fellows Sinclair Ferguson, Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer attendee questions.

    Video Outline:

    00:00-4:50  What are your favorite three books? 4:50-20:05  What affect has the book The Holiness of God …

  • Questions & Answers #2 by , ,

    Robert Godfrey, Albert Mohler, and Burk Parsons answer questions about being a Christian in a post-Christian culture.

    Video Outline:

    00:00-03:32  Even though America’s foundations are not the Lord’s, wouldn’t the fall of America make the …