• 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

  • Pastoral Care in Times of Crisis Media Resource by , ,

    A panel discussion with Drs. H.B. Charles Jr., Sinclair Ferguson, and Burk Parsons. Questions: What are some words of comfort with which we can fight fear and anxiety? (2:13) How are you praying right now through the crisis surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19)? (11:50) How should Christians respond to times of suffering? (13:58) As many church services and gatherings have been canceled during this health crisis, what are your churches doing to continue in worship and fellowship? (19:20) How can Christians continue to minister to one another when large gatherings present a health risk? (30:23) How can Christians live as … View Resource

  • Questions & Answers with Challies, Godfrey, Lawson, and Mohler Media Resource by , , , ,

    A questions and answers session with Tim Challies, W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, and Albert Mohler. Questions: Should we focus our resources more on helping our own increasingly godless countries or on helping other countries where the church is rapidly growing? (00:01) What is “New Calvinism” and how does it relate to Reformation Calvinism? (00:57) Can you explain the difference between effectual calling and regeneration and how they work together? (05:00) How do we deal with disappointment if our loved ones aren’t being regenerated and haven’t come to faith? (06:42) Do children need to hear the gospel in order … View Resource

  • The Search for Truth Media Resource by

    Romans 1:15-22

    What is the meaning of life? Human beings are driven by a quest for meaning, and they find everlasting meaning when they know the truth and live by it. In this session, Dr. Burk Parsons considers the universal human search for truth, how truth can be found only in Christ, and the importance of living by truth in this world. View Resource

  • Make Disciples Media Resource by

    Matthew 28:16-20

    Before ascending to heaven, Jesus gave His church a mission—to make disciples of all nations. In this session, Dr. Burk Parsons calls Christians to work hard to make disciples of all nations, teaching them to obey all that Jesus has commanded. View Resource

  • Questions & Answers with Carter, Charles, Hall, and Parsons Media Resource by , , ,

    A questions and answers session with Anthony Carter, H.B. Charles Jr., David Hall, and Burk Parsons. Quetions: Why do we have such a hard time understanding the book of Revelation? (00:40) Is Jesus still fully human? (05:20) Is it Scriptural to pray to the Holy Spirit? (06:13) How does our understanding of the Trinity give us assurance of salvation? (08:20) How does the statement “God is love” uniquely define our Christian faith? (09:04) A popular pastor in Atlanta has recently been called out for rejecting the Old Testament. How might the Apostles respond to this? (12:31) I attend an … View Resource

  • The Unbroken Chain of Salvation Media Resource by

    Romans 8:26-30

    Scripture contains the wonderful promise that all whom God justifies He also glorifies (Rom. 8:28–30). In this session, Dr. Burk Parsons considers the golden chain of salvation and how the Holy Spirit applies this salvation to men and women. 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

  • Questions & Answers with Godfrey, Lawson, Nichols, Parsons, and Thomas Media Resource by , , , ,

    A questions and answers session with Drs. W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, and Derek Thomas. Questions: How do we follow God’s Word and also minister to those who see us as their enemy—specifically the LGBT community? (01:45 ) What is the controversy surrounding social justice, and how are we to think about these things biblically? (14:23) When God created the world, didn’t He become a Creator? How is this not a change in who He is? (34:08) Do the five points of Calvinism hold together as a unit, or can someone claim to be a … View Resource

  • The Spirit of Truth Media Resource by

    Why is the Holy Spirit called “holy”? In this session, Dr. Burk Parsons considers how the Holy Spirit regenerates, guides, and sanctifies Christians. View Resource

  • Nothing Too Hard Media Resource by

    Romans 9

    As imperfect creatures, we often fail to accomplish our goals. But God’s holy power suffers no limitations. In this session, Dr. Burk Parsons speaks on God’s omnipotence. View Resource

  • The Reformation and the World Media Resource by

    Romans 10:1-17

    The Reformation sparked a new emphasis on fulfilling the Great Commission, and it is a legacy that continues to this day. In this session, Dr. Burk Parsons explains why doctrines such as faith alone and Scripture alone fuel passion for world missions. View Resource

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

    1 Peter 3:13-17

    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

  • The Faith Once for All Delivered Media Resource by

    Jude 1-4

    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