Ligon Duncan is the Senior Minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church (1837), Jackson, Mississippi, President of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, Chairman of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Together for the Gospel, The Gospel Coalition, Convener of the Twin Lakes Fellowship, Adjunct Professor at Reformed Theological Seminary, and served as the 32nd Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in America (2004-2005). Born in Greenville, South Carolina, and reared in a Christian home, he did his studies at Furman University, Greenville, SC (BA); Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis (MDiv, MA, cum laude ); and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland (PhD). Ligon and his wife, Anne, are the parents of Sarah Kennedy and Jennings.
Duncan has edited, written, and contributed to numerous books, most recently including: Women's Ministry in the Local church, (co-author) Crossway, 2006; Preaching the Cross (contributing author), Crossway, 2007; Fear Not: Death and the Afterlife from a Christian Perspective, Christian Focus Press, 2008; In My Place Condemned He Stood, (contributing author), Crossway, 2008; Does Grace Grow Best in Winter?, P & R Publishing, 2009; and The Westminster Confession into the 21st Century, Vol. III, Christian Focus, 2009.
Dr. Duncan has been among the featured speakers at several PCRT conferences, including:
PCRT 2001: Lord, Have Mercy
PCRT 2005: One Way: The Exclusive Claims of Christianity