Dr. Stephen Nichols

College President, Church History Podcaster Speaking

by Nicole Hackett, Student Public Relations Writer

Dr. Stephen Nichols, president of Reformation Bible College in Sanford, Florida, will speak in chapel at Cedarville University on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Chapel begins at 10 a.m. and is open to the public.

Before being elected as president for Reformation Bible College, Nichols was a research professor of Christianity and culture at Lancaster Bible College and Graduate School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

He also served as a lecturer and adjunct professor at Reformed Theological Seminary and Westminster Theological Seminary in Glenside, Pennsylvania. Nichols is the chief academic officer and a teaching fellow for Ligonier Ministries, an international Christian discipleship organization. At Ligonier Ministries, Nichols is an adviser to Ligonier Ministries’ founder Dr. R.C. Sproul, the board and senior leadership. Nichols also actively teaches in all the ministries at Ligonier.

Nichols also hosts two weekly podcasts.“Open Book” tells the stories and insights Sproul has learned from his personal book collection. “5 Minutes in Church History” offers a glimpse of how God has worked in and through the church throughout church history.

Nichols has written or edited more than a dozen books about church history, biblical doctrine and practical theology. He is currently the editor of the “Theologians on the Christian Life” book series by Crossway.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,193 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings. For more information about the University, visit www.cedarville.edu.