Copyright Policy

Ligonier Ministries (“Ligonier”) is entrusted with the stewardship of the intellectual property including copyrights, that it creates. Ligonier encourages the use of its resources to help Christians know what they believe, why they believe it, how to live it, and how to share it.

Ligonier balances this desire to strengthen Christians through access to its resources with its legal obligations to preserve these resources. Therefore, any use, reproduction, or distribution (online or otherwise) of Ligonier’s content (or an associated sub-brand) must be done following the terms of this Copyright Policy.

Resources and Trademarks

This policy protects all resources owned by Ligonier by providing guidelines for their limited and honorable use for the purposes stated above. “Resources” include all books, magazines, articles, devotionals, teaching series, sermons, podcasts, music, communications, illustrations, artwork, and all forms of media owned by Ligonier and provided by Ligonier through our many outreach initiatives including, but not limited to,, Reformation Bible College, Ligonier Connect, Ligonier App, RefNet, Ligonier Publishing, Reformation Study Bible, Renewing Your Mind, and Tabletalk magazine. Unless otherwise agreed to in writing, resources may not be reproduced or distributed for commercial purposes or monetary gain.

Written permission from Ligonier is required to reproduce, display, or in any way use a trademark, service mark, design mark, logo, or trademarked image owned by Ligonier or one of the aforementioned outreaches.

Usage and Distribution Guidelines

To ensure the future effectiveness of Ligonier, you must observe the following usage guidelines in addition to the ones stated above when using any permitted Ligonier resource under this Copyright Policy. The following applies to all permitted uses listed below:

  1. The content and format of the resource may not be altered;
  2. No derivative work may be generated;
  3. No direct or indirect revenue may be generated, including sales, subscription, or marketing;
  4. No fees (except reproduction costs) or other remuneration may be charged;
  5. Appropriate citation, as described below, must be given.

Audio and Video Resources

The use of audio and video resources is subject to the following conditions:

Ligonier audio and video resources may be used in church, small groups, and private group settings. You may play Ligonier audio and video content to a live audience of any size provided that the event is non-commercial and no fee is charged. Ligonier audio and video resources may not be recorded and re-uploaded to other websites.

To share free audio and video content from, you must hyperlink to the page that contains the media. Content may not be re-uploaded or distributed in other ways without special permission from Ligonier.

Music audio produced by Ligonier may not be copied or distributed.

When sharing our audio and video resources, please include the following attribution:

[Name of Material] by [Teacher’s name]. © Ligonier Ministries [year].

Used by permission of Ligonier Ministries. All rights reserved.

The name of the Material should be hyperlinked to the source. Ligonier Ministries must be hyperlinked to

Publications (Articles, Blog Posts, and Books)

The use of Ligonier’s textual resources is subject to the following conditions:

Ligonier Publishing (formerly Reformation Trust)

Brief excerpts and quotes (not to exceed 250 words) from Ligonier Publishing books may be quoted in print or online provided that the source is cited and the content is not altered.

Books authored by Dr. R.C. Sproul — We are unable to grant permission to use content from R. C. Sproul books not published by Ligonier (Reformation Trust), and they are not subject to this Copyright Policy. Specific requests for permissions to quote from a work should be directed to the work’s publisher.

Online and Tabletalk magazine articles and blog

Subscribers to Tabletalk magazine are encouraged to make use of the digital edition(s) on multiple devices to share with their household (subscriber, spouse, and children).

We are happy to grant permission for our articles to be reproduced and distributed in print (a maximum of 500 physical copies), for non-commercial purposes, provided that the article is reproduced in full and the source is cited. Usage above the limit requires special permission from Ligonier.

Brief excerpts and quotes (not to exceed 250 words) from our resources may be quoted in print or online provided that the source is cited and the content is not altered.

No article may be re-uploaded or re-posted in full on another website without permission.


When sharing our resources as stated above, please include one of the following citations:

If in print:

[Name of Material] by [Teacher’s name]. © Ligonier Ministries [year].

Used by permission of Ligonier Ministries. All rights reserved.

If online:

© Ligonier Ministries [year]. Used by permission of Ligonier Ministries. Source: [link]

For Tabletalk articles:

This article was first published in Tabletalk, the Bible study magazine of Ligonier Ministries. Find out more at or try it free for three months today at

If online, the above hyperlinks must be included. “Tabletalk” should hyperlink to the original article.

Permission Requests

Any further copyright questions may be submitted through our Copyright Permissions Request Form or be mailed to:

Ligonier Ministries Contract Administrator 421 Ligonier Court Sanford, FL 32771

Ligonier reserves the right to change these terms and conditions.

By using this website and its associated products, you agree to be bound by this Copyright Policy. Such use of the Ligonier website and any content contained herein does not vest in the user any rights of ownership or any license, assignment, or transfer of copyright. You agree not to challenge Ligonier’s copyright ownership or the validity of the content contained herein at any time. If you do not agree to do so, you may not access, use, or download materials and resources from Ligonier. Ligonier reserves the right to change or revoke these terms at any time. Ligonier reserves the right and sole discretion to require the immediate removal of any Ligonier content, in any format, in any language, at any time, and users must comply upon receipt of notice. Further uses after revocation of the rights under this policy are a violation of US copyright and US trademark law.