• 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

  • 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

  • Overcoming the Eclipse of God: 2006 Pastors Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    Across America, the people of God strive to bring lost people the good news of Jesus Christ. As part of the Great Commission, this is commendable. But our attempts are often misguided as we inadvertently displace the Lord as the center of life in our drive to attract non-believers. Christ-centered preaching has been abandoned for magic formulas promising to deliver our best life now. Ordinary means of grace, like prayer and sacrament, are ignored in favor of marketing to specific audiences. Worship worthy of our majestic Creator is regularly exchanged for mere entertainment. In short, God’s glory has been eclipsed. … View Resource

  • Overcoming the Eclipse of God: 2004 Pastors Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    The modern church-growth movement has produced many formulas and strategies for achieving rapid growth in church attendance. And while the desire to reach the lost is commendable, the pursuit of God and His standards is all too often lost in the zeal to fill our churches. In this series of lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2004 Pastors Conference, Drs. R.C. Sproul, Mark Dever, and J. Ligon Duncan III call upon the leaders of the church to renew their commitment to being God-centered in all aspects of ministry. The speakers explore the importance of expository preaching, the elements of God-glorifying worship, … View Resource

  • Overcoming the Eclipse of God: 2003 Pastors Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    During Ligonier Ministries’ first annual pastors conference in October of 2003, pastors from around the country gathered to hear Dr. R.C. Sproul, John Sartelle, and Rick Phillips emphasize the importance of God-centered worship, prayer, evangelism, and preaching. This series contains all of the lectures from that conference and is a great resource for pastors or laypeople who need to better understand the function and importance of the role of the pastor, as he leads his congregation in worship and evangelism. 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