Cruise speakers

David Briones

Dr. David E. Briones is professor of New Testament at Reformation Bible College in Sanford, Fla. His dissertation was titled Paul’s Financial Policy: A Socio-Theological Approach, and he previously taught biblical studies at Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas. He is coeditor of Paul and Seneca in Dialogue and has authored several book chapters and articles in leading New Testament journals.


Stephen Nichols

Dr. Stephen J. Nichols is president of Reformation Bible College and chief academic officer for Ligonier Ministries and a Ligonier Ministries teaching fellow. He formerly served as research professor of Christianity and culture at Lancaster Bible College in Pennsylvania. He teaches on the podcast 5 Minutes in Church History. He is author of numerous books, including For Us and for Our SalvationJonathan Edwards: A Guided Tour of His Life and ThoughtPeace, and A Time for Confidence, and he is coeditor of The Legacy of Luther and Crossway’s Theologians on the Christian Life series. He is on Twitter @DrSteveNichols.  


Derek Thomas

Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas is senior minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, S.C., and Robert Strong Professor of Systematic and Pastoral Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta. He is a Ligonier Ministries teaching fellow and author of many books, including How the Gospel Brings Us All the Way HomeCalvin’s Teaching on Job, and, with Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson, Ichthus: Jesus Christ, God’s Son, the Saviour.