• Ashamed of the Gospel by

    Are we fighting the right battles? Are we upsetting the world because we are Christians or because of our political positions? Political activism and social ministry are important, but they are not the Gospel. True reformation occurs only when hearts …

  • Let the Nations Be Glad by

    The Lord reigns; let the earth rejoice: let the multitude of isles be glad!” (Ps. 97:1). Our Goal is not to upset the world but to establish worshipers. Missions exists because worship doesn’t.

  • Questions and Answers #1 by

    Note: Answers given during Questions and Answers sessions reflect the views of the individual speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Dr. R.C. Sproul and Ligonier Ministries. Here is our Statement of Faith.

  • Upsetting the World by

    Throughout the book of Acts, Christians are persecuted for their impact on society. Jesus said in His High Priestly Prayer, “I do not ask You to take them out of the world, but to keep them from the evil one …

  • Christ Crucified by

    The Crucifixion remains the central event of history. The apostle Paul went so far as to say that he preached nothing but Christ and Him crucified. What did he mean? What did Christ do that upset the world so much …

  • Augustine: Faith and Reason (Part 2) by

    In Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. R.C. Sproul addresses the attacks that were leveled at the church in its first four hundred years, and he explores how Justin Martyr, Augustine, and other early church apologists answered the charges …

  • Augustine: Faith and Reason (Part 1) by

    In Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. R.C. Sproul addresses the attacks that were leveled at the church in its first four hundred years, and he explores how Justin Martyr, Augustine, and other early church apologists answered the charges …

  • Augustine: God and Man by

    In Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. R.C. Sproul addresses the attacks that were leveled at the church in its first four hundred years, and he explores how Justin Martyr, Augustine, and other early church apologists answered the charges …

  • Monarchianism by

    In Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. R.C. Sproul addresses the attacks that were leveled at the church in its first four hundred years, and he explores how Justin Martyr, Augustine, and other early church apologists answered the charges …

  • Augustine: The Origin of Evil by

    In Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. R.C. Sproul addresses the attacks that were leveled at the church in its first four hundred years, and he explores how Justin Martyr, Augustine, and other early church apologists answered the charges …

  • Irenaeus by

    In the second century, the church was losing her tradition to false teachers. As a response, Ireneus rose up and called the church back to her sacred tradition. What was so sacred about that tradition? How tightly should you hold …

  • The Cultural Climate by

    It seems that Western civilization has lost its sense of decency and its ability to know the difference between right and wrong.  But don’t assume this problem is unique to our own day. There is an ancient reoccurring pattern …

  • Montanism by

    In the early centuries of the church there was no shortage of people who wanted to have a heightened spiritual experience. And just like today, there was no shortage of influential leaders who promised to give it to them. Are …

  • The Rationality of Christian Belief by

    What is the proper relationship between faith and reason? What can we learn from the early Christian thinkers who died reasoning for the faith? Continuing this series on Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. Sproul traces the origins of the …

  • Gnosticism and Matter by

    God’s Word tells us about the war between the spirit and the flesh. Should we understand that to mean that there is a dichotomy between the physical world and the spiritual world? What’s the matter with matter? Continuing …