• John Calvin: Reformed Pastor by

    John Calvin sought before God to be a faithful pastor and is thus a model for the reformed pastor. In this final lesson, Rev. Hamilton points us to Christ as the heart of Calvin’s theology, ministry, and life.

  • The Reformed Congregation by

    The reformed pastor is called to shepherd the flock as one who must give an account. In this lesson, Rev. Hamilton describes the reformed pastor’s love for his congregation as expressed through the intimacy of pastoral visitation.

  • The Ordinary Means of Grace by

    God works through the ordinary means of grace by blessing them with His Spirit. In this lecture, Rev. Hamilton explores the ministry of the Holy Spirit in the life of Jesus Christ, its parallel work in the lives of believers …

  • The Fellowship of the Saints by

    The ordinary means of grace do not take place in a vacuum. In this lesson, Rev. Hamilton relays the importance of the fellowship of the saints as the very context in which the ordinary means of grace operate to the …

  • The Reformed Pastor’s Spirituality by

    Samuel Rutherford’s greatest legacy to the Christian church is his pastoral letters. In this lesson, Rev. Hamilton focuses on the themes of these letters to show how they reveal the common features of a reformed pastor’s spiritual life.

  • The Prototypical Reformed Pastor by

    All pastors are to model the prototypical pastor, Jesus Christ. In this introductory lesson, Rev. Hamilton highlights the distinguishing characteristics of a servant of God with a view to the servant of God, Jesus Christ.

  • The Tyranny of the Weaker Brother by

    Paul indicates that serious problems can arise in the church due to the differences between “weaker brothers” and “stronger brothers.” On the one hand, many churches have experienced the “tyranny of the weaker brother,” and fallen into an unbiblical legalism …

  • Questions & Answers #2 by , , ,

    Mark Dever, Steven Lawson, R.C. Sproul and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer questions from conference attendees about the church. Note: Answers given during Questions and Answers sessions reflect the views of the individual speakers and do not necessarily reflect …

  • Vespers Service: A Vision of God by

    Mark Dever preaches on “A Vision of God” from Ezekiel 1 for the 2010 Pastors Conference Vespers Service.

  • Blessed Are You If You Do Them by

    Just prior to suffering the unimaginable, the Lord of glory did the unthinkable — He took the form of a servant and washed the disciples’ feet. Then He called us to do the same. Drawn from the common painful experiences …

  • Questions & Answers #1 by , , ,

    Mark Dever, Steven Lawson, R.C. Sproul and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer questions from conference attendees about the church. Note: Answers given during Questions and Answers sessions reflect the views of the individual speakers and do not necessarily reflect …

  • Here We Stand by

    In the early church and during the time of the Reformation, many of our forefathers in the faith were persecuted, tortured, and sometimes martyred because of their steadfast refusal to compromise the essential doctrines of the Christian faith. Ours, on …

  • Round Table Discussion by , , ,

    Mark Dever, Steven J. Lawson, R.C. Sproul, and R.C. Sproul Jr. engage in a round table discussion about peace, purity, and unity in the church.

  • Conversion by

    We find many people who join the church who are not believers. Instead of focusing on the need for conversion though, many become tolerant to the hypocrisy. In this message, Mark Dever provides biblical thoughts on conversion and looks at …

  • Respectable Sins by

    While all Christians are called to lives of holiness, Scripture emphasizes the absolute necessity of ethical purity among the leaders of the church. Overseers are to be above reproach. It is sometimes easy, however, to devote all of our attention …