From the revival in Judah under the reign of King Hezekiah (2 Chron. 29) to the Protestant Reformation that returned the church to the biblical gospel after its eclipse in the medieval era, we see that God is often pleased to shine His light when the darkness seems overwhelming. In every case, the faithful who lived in dark times called out for the Lord to revive them, and God answered their prayers by shining the light of His truth in this dark world. We live in a day of darkness, when the gospel and the church are under attack on …
Much of what passes for Christianity in our day is really nothing more than self-help jargon and patriotism that has been baptized in a thin veneer of Christian-sounding language. This has led to anemic preaching, large but lifeless churches, and a Christian subculture that is ill-prepared to declare and defend the church of Jesus Christ. This series of lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2010 West Coast Conference featuring Michael Horton, Peter Jones, John MacArthur, and R.C. Sproul analyzes this problem and provides solutions to help the church put Christ back at the center.