• 2007 Pastors Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    God has ordained the preaching of His Word, prayer, and the sacraments as the means by which He sanctifies people’s lives. There is no substitute for the Scriptures if we want to know and please God. Unfortunately, the church today is dethroning God and the power of His Gospel for alternatives and counterfeits. In this series of lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2007 Pastors Conference, Drs. R.C. Sproul, Joel Beeke, and Steven Lawson strive to remind pastors that preaching God’s Word faithfully ought to be their primary mission. This conference seeks to provide biblical guidance for overcoming the eclipse of God … View Resource

  • 2008 Pastors Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    We believe that God has ordained the preaching of His Word, prayer, and the sacraments as the means by which He sanctifies people’s lives. There is no substitute for the Scriptures if we want to know and please God, and this is especially true in our worship. Unfortunately, the church today is dethroning God and the power of His Gospel for alternatives and counterfeits. The result of using man-pleasing tactics rather than simply focusing on the preaching, reading, singing, and praying of God’s Word is that the knowledge of God’s glory is diminished, His people become spiritually malnourished, and the … View Resource

  • After Darkness, Light: 2015 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    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 … View Resource

  • After Darkness, Light: 2018 Regional Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    Five hundred years ago, the church was in crisis. Church leaders were morally compromised, people were largely ignorant of the Scriptures, and man-made traditions were exalted over the Bible. In those days, God raised up the Protestant Reformers to call the church back to His Word and to the truth that we are saved by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone. Today, the church is again in need of reformation, which will only come as we remember the insights of the Reformers and apply them to the challenges of our day. On October 5–6, 2018, Ligonier Ministries hosted … View Resource

  • Awakening: 2018 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    The fundamental problems facing our society are spiritual in nature. Unconverted people will produce a culture that is opposed to our Creator. Believers who have temporarily lost their zeal for Christ will not be effective ambassadors of Him. The only solution is for God to give us an awakening. On March 8-10, 2018, Ligonier Ministries hosted its 31st annual National Conference. Rosaria Butterfield, Kevin DeYoung, Sinclair Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, Tim Keesee, Steven Lawson, Albert Mohler, Stephen Nichols, Miguel Núñez, Burk Parsons, Joni Eareckson Tada, and Derek Thomas spoke on awakening in Scripture and history, the means of awakening, the … View Resource

  • The Best of 2003-2006 Pastors Conferences Conference with Various Teachers

    The intense pressure to adopt man-centered approaches to ministry from the world pounds against preachers and congregants alike. We must therefore be exhorted to remain God-centered in our worship and encourage our leaders as they faithfully preach the Word. This collection, featuring lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ annual pastors conferences by Mark Dever, Ligon Duncan, Steve Lawson, John Sartelle, R.C. Sproul, and Derek Thomas, is offered to help equip and embolden church leaders to exalt God’s glory in all aspects of ministry. View Resource

  • The Christian Mind: 2012 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    One of the things most alarming about today’s culture is the way in which evangelicals are responding to attacks. Gone are the days, it seems at times, when believers devoted themselves to thinking deeply about the world in order to respond humbly to the church’s enemies without ceding any intellectual ground. Many evangelicals have bought into the idea that having one’s heart in the right place is all that matters - that a passion for Jesus and the life of the mind are mutually exclusive. What this view misses is that burning hearts are not nourished by empty heads. We … View Resource

  • The Cross of Christ: 2007 Dallas Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    As the Good Shepherd, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ willingly laid down His life for the sake of His sheep (John 10:11). All of history revolves around this event, so we must strive to understand its significance. In this series of lectures from the 2007 fall conference in Dallas, Tex., R.C. Sproul and Steven J. Lawson examine Christ’s work on the cross and remind us that it is the centerpiece of God’s redemption. Beginning with man’s need for atonement, they discuss the identity of those Jesus came to save, look at how He ransoms us from God’s curse, … View Resource

  • Defending the Faith: 2018 West Coast Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    In our post-Christian culture, people are ignorant of basic biblical concepts, and the Christian faith is facing increasing hostility from the government, the culture, and the academy. Our call in such a day is not to be fearful, but to be ready. As Peter tells us in 1 Peter 3:15–16, we are to be prepared to give an answer for the hope that is within us. On June 8-9, 2018, Ligonier Ministries hosted its West Coast Conference in Seattle. W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, Derek Thomas, and Ravi Zacharias considered the challenge of atheism, the truthfulness … View Resource

  • Evangelism According to Jesus: 2008 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    What would happen if every time we spoke of the gospel we got it wrong? Would our evangelistic efforts introduce people to the wrong Jesus? It is imperative that we know, believe, and proclaim no other gospel than the one delivered by Jesus Himself. In these lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2008 National Conference, Sinclair Ferguson, Steven J. Lawson, John MacArthur, C.J. Mahaney, R.C. Sproul, R.C. Sproul Jr., and Joni Eareckson Tada teach the different aspects of the good news of Jesus Christ and explain how they must impact our lives and our evangelism. View Resource

  • The Gospel: 2016 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    In 2 Peter 1:16, the Apostle tells us that he and the other Apostles “did not follow cleverly devised myths” when they proclaimed “the power and coming” of Christ Jesus. Rather, the Apostles were “eyewitnesses of his majesty.” These men saw something take place in space and time that altered the course of human history. The incarnation, ministry, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus are not legendary events in a fictional tale. They are firm historical realities on which the Christian faith stands or falls. In the face of cultural hostility, followers of Christ must not compromise the bold historical … View Resource

  • The Gospel: 2016 West Coast Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    In the face of cultural hostility, followers of Christ must not compromise the bold historical witness of the Christian faith. We stand not on a mere idea or a fanciful myth, but on historical events that testify to the fact that Jesus is Lord and Savior. On June 3-4, 2016, Ligonier Ministries hosted its West Coast Conference in Seattle, Washington. Joel Beeke, Douglas Bond, W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Stephen Nichols, R.C. Sproul, Owen Strachan, and Derek Thomas considered the transforming power of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Nathan W. Bingham and Tim Challies also taught on the Christian … View Resource

  • He Is Holy: 2019 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    God is holy, and we’re not. In fact, He’s so holy, His unmediated presence is lethal. Even angels hide their faces and cry, “Holy, holy, holy!” And yet, this holy God has redeemed a people for Himself and has chosen to dwell among them. On March 14–16, 2019, Ligonier Ministries hosted its thirty-second annual National Conference. Joel Beeke, Ligon Duncan, Sinclair Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Pepe Mendoza, Sugel Michelén, Albert Mohler, Stephen Nichols, Miguel Núñez, Burk Parsons, Michael Reeves, and Derek Thomas considered the holiness of God and what His holiness means for our lives. View Resource

  • The Holiness of God: 2009 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    The holiness of God has been obscured, and, consequently, the church’s doctrine and ethics have been tarnished. Entertainment has replaced worship in many places, the Gospel is misunderstood and neglected, and the church assimilates itself to the culture instead of seeking to transform it through the preaching of God’s Word. If the church is to regain her saltiness, something must be done. Ligonier Ministries’ 2009 National Conference, The Holiness of God, looks at Scripture’s teaching on God’s holiness and how it affects our worship, doctrine, and personal walk with Christ. This expanded conference also features a mini-conference on the life … View Resource

  • Inerrancy and Your Church: 2015 Winter Conference at Reformation Bible College Conference with Various Teachers

    During Dr. R.C. Sproul’s time in seminary and the early days of his ministry, he saw first hand Abraham Kuyper’s observation that biblical criticism has become biblical vandalism. Sadly, we are seeing such vandalism even in our evangelical churches today. During our 2015 Winter Conference at Reformation Bible College, Drs. Sinclair Ferguson, Steven Lawson, John MacArthur, Stephen Nichols, and R.C. Sproul, Jr. joined Dr. Sproul to address topics related to the crucial doctrine of inerrancy. Together, they looked at how the doctrine is grounded in the teaching of Christ Himself, how one should deal with so-called “biblical difficulties,” and other … View Resource