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Ligon Duncan ( Full name: Jennings Ligon Duncan III) is an American Presbyterian scholar and pastor. He joined the faculty of Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) in the Summer of 1990 based in Jackson, Mississippi, as the John R. Richardson Chair of Systematic Theology. At the same time, Ligon served as assistant pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Mississippi from 1990 to 1995.
He as well served as an interim pastor at First Presbyterian Church, Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1993. Ligon resigned his position as Sr. Minister at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS effective January 1, 2014. He assumed the role of Chancellor of Reformed Theological Seminary immediately. While serving in this role, Ligon continues to teach in the department of Systematic Theology.
Ligon Duncan Age
He was born on November 29, 1960, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America. Ligon is 61 years old.
Ligon Duncan Height
He is a man of above-average stature. Ligon stands at the height of 5 ft 9 in ( Approx 1.75m)
Ligon Duncan Family
He was born to his parents in Greenville, South Carolina. Ligon’s dad was an eighth-generation Southern Presbyterian ruling elder. From 1984 to 1987, he served on the staff of Covenant Presbyterian Church, St. Louis. Also, Ligon was licensed to preach by the Presbytery of Calvary (PCA) in South Carolina in 1985. He was ordained in 1990.
Ligon Duncan Covenant Theology
He attended and graduated from Greenville Senior High School in 1979. He later joined Furman University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 1983. Ligon continued his studies by enrolling at Covenant Theological Seminary where he studied and earned an M.Div. in 1986. In 1987, he earned an MA in historical theology. In 1995, Ligon completed doctoral studies in theology at the University of Edinburgh, New College.
Ligon Duncan Wife
He is married to a beutiful woman called Anne Duncan. Currently, the couple resides in Jackson, Miss with their two adult children.
Ligon Duncan Church
In 1996, he was named senior pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Mississippi (PCA). He served in that capacity until early 2014. An active churchman, Ligon has been involved in the courts of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) in different ways such as being a member and chair of the Credentials Committee of the Presbytery of the Mississippi Valley from 1996 to 2002, serving as the vice-chair of the General Assembly’s Creation Study Committee from 1998 to 2000.
He served as a moderator of the Presbytery of the Mississippi Valley in 2001, was a member of the search committee for a Coordinator of Reformed University Ministries, was a member of the PCA’s Strategic Planning Committee, and served as the chair of the General Assembly’s Theological Examination Committee, General Assembly’s Committee on Psalmody, Committees of Commissioners for Covenant Theological Seminary, Mission to North America, and Bills and Overtures, serving as a moderator of the PCA General Assembly in 2004, making him the youngest elected to this position in the denomination’s history
Ligon Duncan Sermon
– New Year, New Storms, Same God
– Sing to the Lord a New Song
– O Come, Let Us Worship!
– My God Will Supplit All Your Needs
– God is King: Remembering God’s Providence in Scary Times
– A Song for The Lord’s Day
– The Lord, Our Home
– A Psalm for Adversity
Ligon Duncan Books
He has either authored or co-authored the following books:
– 2009 Does Grace Grow Best in Winter? (co-author with J. Nicholas Reid).
– 2008 Fear Not! (foreword by Jerry Bridges).
– 1993 The Westminster Assembly: A Guide to Basic Bibliography (co-author with David W. Hall).
– 1993 A Short History of the Westminster Assembly(co-author/editor with William Beveridge).
– 2000 The Genesis Debate: Three Views of the Days of Creation (co-author with David W. Hall, Meredith Kline, Lee Irons, Hugh Ross, and Gleason Archer).
– 2004 Should We Leave Our Churches? (co-author with Mark Talbot).
– 2006 Women’s Ministry in the Local Church (co-author).
He has edited the following books:
– 1994 Matthew Henry’s Method for Prayer (editor).
– 2008 The Westminster Confession in the 2lst Century: Essays in Remembrance of the 350th Anniversary of the Westminster Assembly, (general editor and contributor)
– 2003 Give Praise to God: A Vision for Reforming Worship, (editor and contributor).
He has contributed to the following books”
– 1995 The Practice of Confessional Subscription
– 2003 Reclaiming the Gospel and Reforming Churches
– 2004 Letters to Timothy
– 2004 Confessing Our Hope
– The Devoted Life: An Invitation to the Puritan Classics.
– 2007 Preaching the Cross
– 2008 Fear Not: Death and the Afterlife from a Christian Perspective
– 2008 In My Place Condemned He Stood
Ligon Duncan Net Worth
He is an American Presbyterian scholar and pastor. Ligon has an estimated net worth of $5,392,849.
How Old Is Ligon Duncan
Ligon is 61 years old. He was born on November 29, 1960, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America.
Is Ligon Duncan Married
Currently, Ligon and his wife Anne reside in Jackson, Miss with their two adult children.
Who Is Ligon Duncan
Ligon is an American Presbyterian scholar and pastor. A native of Greenville, South Carolina. He teaches in the department of Systematic Theology and also serves as the Chancellor of Reformed Theological Seminary.