• All Authority in Heaven and on Earth Media Resource by

    Matthew 28

    The first words of the Great Commission reveal that Jesus Christ has been given all authority in heaven and on the earth, and it is by this authority that we are sent into every corner of the earth, confident that Christ’s rule extends over every nation. In this lesson, Dr. Parsons explains how the sovereignty of Jesus Christ is one of the greatest motivations for missions and our greatest assurance of success. View Resource

  • Apologetics & the Local Church (Optional Session) Media Resource by

    John 13

    In this session, Dr. Burk Parsons focuses on the involvement of the local church in apologetics, particularly the love Christians have for one another as the chief apologetic for the Christian faith (John 13:35). View Resource

  • Ask Ligonier with Burk Parsons (April 2019) Media Resource by

    On April 16th, Burk Parsons joined us as a special guest on our Ask Ligonier team and answered your biblical and theological questions live online. This event was streamed live on Ligonier’s blog, as well as YouTube. Questions: Tell us about your experience answering biblical and theological questions. (0:59) How can the church encourage elders to better shepherd their congregations? (4:17) How can I avoid becoming puffed-up? (7:34) Why do you think it is that we have such a resistance to reformed theology? (10:27) Is it possible for anyone to know that they are … View Resource

  • Ask Ligonier with Ferguson, Nichols, Parsons, and Thomas Media Resource by , , ,

    To answer biblical and theological questions from people watching around the world, Nathan W. Bingham hosted a special Ask Ligonier event with Drs. Sinclair Ferguson, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, and Derek Thomas Questions: What book have you recently read that you found spiritually edifying? (:48) What are some ways that a young Christian studying theology can resist falling into dead orthodoxy? (3:40) How should we approach friends who hold to different doctrines? (9:22) How do we make sure we don’t teach the doctrine of the image of God in the way prosperity preachers do? (13:43) Is it possible for … View Resource

  • The Church as a Caring Community Media Resource by

    Acts 2:42-47

    Throughout the Scriptures, God exhorts His people to love one another and to love our neighbor as ourselves. In this session, Dr. Burk Parsons considers this calling to love, encouraging us to remain steadfast in times of confusion and to demonstrate our hope in the midst of despair and suffering. View Resource

  • The Faith Once for All Delivered Media Resource by

    The Apostle Jude describes the necessity of contending for the faith once for all delivered to the saints (Jude 3). In this session, Dr. Burk Parsons examines the New Testament’s call to contend for the faith and explains why threats inside and outside the church make it necessary for us to know and contend for the Christian faith. View Resource

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  • The Gates of Hell Media Resource by

    Jesus promised that the gates of hell would not prevail against the church. Gates are a defensive tool, thus the implication is that the church will be on the attack, proclaiming the gospel as a light in a dark world. In this session, Rev. Burk Parsons exhorts believers to remain engaged in the ministry of the kingdom of God, knowing that although the calling is difficult, it will also be won. View Resource

  • Go Therefore and Make Disciples of All Nations Media Resource by

    Matthew 28

    The great commandment of the Great Commission is the clear directive of Jesus Christ to “go therefore and make disciples of all nations.” This is a command requiring nothing short of our obedience, for it is by going and making disciples that we fulfill the Great Commission. In this lesson, Dr. Parsons teaches us exactly what it means—and what it does not mean—to be and to make disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ. View Resource

  • The Great Commission: Awakening & the Ordinary Means of Grace Media Resource by

    This session encourages pastors to focus on the ordinary means of grace in their ministry and to trust God for the results, and it exhorts believers not to seek awakenings through extraordinary practices or disciplines but through their faithful attendance to the preached Word, the sacraments, and prayer. God is working every day to renew His church and bring people to faith, blessing His means of grace—the preaching of the Word, the sacraments, and prayer. View Resource

  • I Am with You Always Media Resource by

    Matthew 28

    The Great Commission ends with the comforting words “I am with you always, to the end of the age.” While comforting, these words can be perplexing, causing us to ask, “How is Christ with us to the end of the age?” In this lesson, Dr. Parsons answers this question through a sketch of one of the most significant themes in all of Scripture, revealing God’s enduring desire to dwell with His people and even to use us to fulfill His mission through the local church. View Resource

  • International Panel Discussion Media Resource by , , , , ,

    On this panel, various international speakers discuss how God is working in their respective countries. They consider how reformation is taking place today and what the global future of the church may look like. Questions: What is the difference between the church in Scotland, and the church in America? (1:15) What does training for gospel ministry look like in the UK? (6:42) How is the exclusivity of Christ alone under attack in different cultural contexts? (11:38) How can the North American church and the global church better pray and serve each other? (29:35) Note: Answers given reflect the … View Resource

  • Is Calvinism Good for the Church? Media Resource by

    Recent years have witnessed a resurgence of interest in the theology of John Calvin, but is this necessarily a good thing? Does Calvinism weaken and destroy churches as some contend? Is Reformed theology a hindrance to the church’s life and work? In this message, Rev. Burk Parsons will take a look at Reformed theology and explain why Calvin’s view of God, man, sin, Jesus Christ, and salvation are precisely what the church needs in this and every generation. View Resource

  • Ligonier Teaching Fellows Panel Discussion Media Resource by , , , , ,

    Chris Larson moderates a panel discussion with some of the Ligonier Teaching Fellows on the subject of the goal of the Reformation. Questions: What is the goal of reformation? (1:08) What do we mean when we say ordinary means of grace ministry? (8:30) What is the mission of God as we look to the next 500 years? (21:31) Note: Answers given 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. View Resource

  • Living the Reformation Today Media Resource by

    While we must honor what God has done in the past, God calls us to serve Him today. This meditation addresses what it means to be a light in the world as we learn from the Reformation how to follow Jesus in our own context. View Resource