In R.C. Sproul: A Life, Dr. Stephen Nichols provides a close look at the beloved founder of Ligonier Ministries. These pages detail Dr. Sproul’s childhood and formative education, his marriage and partnership with his cherished wife, Vesta, his friendships with key Christian figures, and the enduring impact of his teaching on the global church. Meet the man used by God to awaken generations to the majesty of His character, the truth of His Word, and the glory of His gospel.
Watch this video, shared by permission of Crossway Publishing, as Dr. Nichols takes us back to the Ligonier Valley Study Center to talk about Dr. Sproul’s overarching desire to teach people who God is.
“The range of R.C.’s vast interest and contribution, along with the irresistible charm of his personality, require a biographer who is a church historian, theologian, and very close friend. Stephen Nichols is the best choice, as this account demonstrates.”
—Dr. John MacArthur
Pastor of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA
“I’ve always admired R.C. Sproul for his razor-sharp mind; now, with this biography, he’s printed on my heart.”
—Joni Eareckson Tada
Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends
“I couldn’t put this book down, for it doesn’t just tell you the fascinating story of a life well lived; it takes you on R.C.’s own journey.”
—Dr. Michael Reeves
President and professor of theology at Union School of Theology in Oxford, England
“I am thankful for this accessible biography of R.C. Sproul by Stephen Nichols. His clear and simple way of writing is certainly appropriate in his biography of a man who always sought to communicate the glorious theology of Scripture in a clear and simple way.”
—Dr. Burk Parsons
Senior pastor of Saint Andrew’s Chapel and chief publishing officer for Ligonier Ministries
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Dr. Stephen J. Nichols is president of Reformation Bible College, chief academic officer for Ligonier Ministries, and a Ligonier Ministries teaching fellow. He is host of the podcasts 5 Minutes in Church History and Open Book. He is author of more than twenty books, including Beyond the 95 Theses and A Time for Confidence, and coeditor of Crossway’s Theologians on the Christian Life series.
Press release from https://www.ligonier.org/