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.



Dr. W. Robert Godfrey is chairman of Ligonier Ministries, a Ligonier Ministries teaching fellow, and president emeritus and professor emeritus of church history at Westminster Seminary California. He is the featured teacher for the Ligonier six-part teaching series A Survey of Church History and author of several books, including An Unexpected Journey and Learning to Love the Psalms.


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.