Stephen J. Nichols

President and Professor of Apologetics


Dr. Stephen J. Nichols is president of Reformation Bible College, chief academic officer for Ligonier Ministries, and a Ligonier Ministries teaching fellow. Dr. Nichols earned his M.A. in philosophy from West Chester University, M.A.R. in theology from Westminster Theological Seminary, and Ph.D. in apologetics from Westminster Theological Seminary. He also received an honorary D.H.L. from Geneva College. He has authored or edited more than thirty books, including volumes in the Guided Tour series on Martin Luther, Jonathan Edwards, and J. Gresham Machen. He recently authored R.C. Sproul: A Life and is the general editor of the Church History Study Bible. In addition, he hosts the podcasts 5 Minutes in Church History and Open Book.