“I thank my God … because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now” (Phil. 1:3–5).
God has created us so that we cannot successfully accomplish His will on our own. We require friends and partners to encourage our respective callings and help us in our respective ministries. Even the apostle Paul could not go it alone; he depended on the prayers and support of the believers in Philippi and elsewhere to help send him across the world with the gospel.
The need for such gospel partnerships continues today. We cannot all leave our current responsibilities for full-time Christian ministry, but we can all support those organizations and individuals that are called to that vocation. God considers the contributions of all those who support the work of the gospel, using each of our talents, prayers, and gifts to grow His kingdom.
As Ligonier Ministries celebrates forty years of ministry in 2011, we are ever mindful of the faithfulness of partners like you to our work. The Lord has granted us the privilege of entering into gospel partnership together, and our outreach is sustained, by His grace, through your financial support and prayers.
Our Ministry Partners are having an impact worldwide through the Renewing Your Mind broadcast, Tabletalk magazine, Christian conferences, the production of study materials, Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies, Reformation Trust Publishing, translation of Christian resources into other languages, and more. We are profoundly grateful to God for continuing to open new doors for ministry.
November’s ministry spotlight is our Ministry Partner Program. This month, we are focused on seeking out new Ministry Partners to help us continue in all of our outreach efforts. If you are not a current Ministry Partner, then I invite you to join the team and be an integral part of growing His kingdom through Ligonier. To learn more about becoming a Ministry Partner, visit Ligonier.org/partner or call 800-435-4343 and speak to a member of our team.
We would like to offer you an extra study tool—The Reformation Study Bible, hardcover edition—as our gift to you if you become a partner with a monthly pledge via a credit or debit card. This special offer is for a limited time, so sign up today.
For federal income tax purposes, the deductible portion of your charitable contribution is limited to the excess of the money contributed over the value of the goods provided. Our good faith estimate of the Bible is $33. Please allow 4-6 weeks for your gift to arrive. 1 Bible per partnership. Offer expires 12/30/10. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Thank you for your support.
Here’s what some Ministry Partners are saying…
“Being a Ministry Partner with Ligonier means that I am part of an organization which is fulfilling the Great Commission. By giving on a regular basis, I feel like a member of the team. Ligonier is ‘my ministry’ and R.C. Sproul is ‘my teacher.’” —Randy Drewett
“I have personally grown much in …who I am in relationship to God as a result of being a Ministry Partner. I think one of the most enduring impacts I get from my partnership is that it has helped and continues to help me develop a growing appetite for the things of God and to be challenged in my walk.” —Kevin Yeo
“By partnering with Ligonier I can assume that the ministry will continue to bless me, but also thousands of others. I look forward to the “Message of the Month” CD’s and pass them on to my pastor as a gift at the end of each year.” —Gretchen Horton
“Serving as a Ministry Partner is one of the best ways I know of to help shine the light of biblical Christianity throughout the world. Having even a small part in such a grandwork of God is thrilling beyond words.” —Bert Vick