The Ridley Institute

Equipping God’s people for Christian service in the church and the world through theological training in the local church We exist to equip God’s people for Christian service in the church and the world.

We do this by:

Teaching introductory courses in Christian theology to lay people

Training Christian laity for theologically informed work in the marketplace

Forming Christian ministers in the orthodoxy and orthopraxy of Reformation Anglicanism

Advancing the study of Reformation Anglicanism through original scholarship

Operating as usual

06/27/2021

The Rev’d Dr Sam Fornecker preaches in the Sanctuary. Sam is new on our staff and will work primarily in teaching and equipping. He is also an Instructor and Director of Seminary Programs for the The Ridley Institute.

05/16/2021

Phillip Wilson, one of our recent graduates, preaching for the first time at St. Andrew's - Mt. Pleasant! Great job Phillip!

Phillip Wilson, one of our recent graduates, preaching for the first time at St. Andrew's - Mt. Pleasant! Great job Phillip!

05/07/2021

Live recording of Introduction to Anglicanism with Sam Pascoe, offered online this summer as part of The Certificate in Anglican Studies.

Live recording of Introduction to Anglicanism with Sam Pascoe, offered online this summer as part of The Certificate in Anglican Studies.

Watch "The Start of a Long Night" Online | Vimeo On Demand 03/29/2021

Watch "The Start of a Long Night" Online | Vimeo On Demand

Looking for some online resources to help you celebrate Holy Week? Check out this film series by Ridley instructor Dr. Peter Walker which helps to immerse us in the very first Holy Week in Jerusalem.
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/startofalongnight/

Watch "The Start of a Long Night" Online | Vimeo On Demand A Reflective Presentation for use on Maundy Thursday evening based on the Film Series ‘In the Steps of Jesus’

02/16/2021

How do we rejoice in our sufferings?

Join the Rev'd Dr. Erin Clifford on February 26 & 27 as we take a biblical look at suffering through the eyes of the Church in a slum of Nairobi, Kenya. Register now: https://ridleyinstitute.com/we-rejoice-in-our-sufferings/

The class is offered online and in-person at St. Andrew's - Mt. Pleasant.

We Rejoice in Our Sufferings - The Ridley Institute 02/15/2021

We Rejoice in Our Sufferings - The Ridley Institute

Register now for our upcoming class "We Rejoice in Our Sufferings" offered in-person and online the evening of February 26 & morning of February 27. The Rev'd Dr. Erin Clifford will be joining us for this weekend intensive! Registration ends February 23.

https://ridleyinstitute.com/we-rejoice-in-our-sufferings/

We Rejoice in Our Sufferings - The Ridley Institute Offered in-person and online. This 2-day course will discuss some of the reasons for resiliency of faith seen in those who have walked through great pain but still wholeheartedly affirm the goodness of God. we will get to learn about a community of inspiring Christians living in extreme poverty in N...

Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament - The Ridley Institute 01/30/2021

Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament - The Ridley Institute

Haven’t registered for our upcoming course? There’s still time! Registration for “Seeing Jesus in the Old Testamant” ends tomorrow, January 31.

This course is offered in-person or online, Tuesday evenings Feb 2 - Mar 23. Sign up at https://ridleyinstitute.com/seeing-jesus-in-the-old-testament/

Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament - The Ridley Institute Tuesday evenings, February 2-March 23. Offered in-person and online. Throughout history people of faith have struggled to hold together the Old Testament with the New Testament. This 8-week course will consider important themes in the Old Testament and how they point to Jesus.

12/03/2020

Considering seminary? Why not start from home through our accessible, affordable, Anglican certificate program? You can get full credit at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary!

https://ridleyinstitute.com/christian-studies/

11/16/2020

The Spiritual Discipline of Studying the Scriptures

How do we read and study Scripture as a spiritual discipline? Some helpful thoughts from Ridley Instructor Rev. Dr. Rollin Grams:

https://bibleandmission.blogspot.com/2020/10/the-scriptural-discipline-of-studying.html

bibleandmission.blogspot.com A blog about the Bible and the Church's mission.

10/21/2020

Randy Forrester teaching this evening at The Ridley Institute at St. Andrew's - Mt. Pleasant. We have about 30 people participating in person and about 40 participating online.

10/12/2020

Tuesday is the first Ridley class in our new space!

10/08/2020

Have you signed up yet? The deadline to register for our 8 week discipleship study on the Gospel of Mark is Friday, October 9. Class starts Tuesday evening, October 13. Join us in person or online as we consider how to follow Jesus in our day. Learn more and register at RidleyInstitute.com

10/01/2020

We'll study the compelling vision of Jesus Christ and his life changing call to "follow me." Tuesday evenings, October 13 - December 1. Join us in person OR online. Learn more and register at RidleyInstitute.com

ridleyinstitute.com 07/23/2020

Certificate in Anglican Studies - The Ridley Institute

Thinking about ordination? We are offering two online courses in Anglican Studies this fall. https://ridleyinstitute.com/anglican-studies/

ridleyinstitute.com The Certificate in Anglican Studies is designed for those pursuing ordination in the Anglican Church. A joint venture between The Diocese of Christ Our Hope and the Diocese of the Carolinas, this program is comprised of four graduate-level courses that cover canonical areas of learning and equip par...

ridleyinstitute.com 07/21/2020

Philippians: Pursuing Joy in Christ - The Ridley Institute

How do we pursue joy in the midst of trials and challenges? Check out our course “Pursuing Joy in Christ” on Paul’s letter to the Philippians. All of our courses are streaming for free for a limited time.

https://ridleyinstitute.com/citizens-of-heaven/

ridleyinstitute.com The letter to the Philippians is Paul’s most joyful epistle. Filled with rich teaching and practical instruction, it is an indispensable resource for learning to rejoice in every season of life. Live classes were taught at St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.

05/12/2020

Holy City Fellows - What is it? Who is it for?

04/06/2020

Shlomo and the Donkeys. A Story for Palm Sunday.

What is Palm Sunday all about? Check out this fictional retelling that explores the Old Testament background by Rev. Dr. Rollin Grams, one of Ridley's scholars-in-residence.

https://bibleandmission.blogspot.com/2020/04/shlomo-and-donkeys-story-for-palm-sunday.html

bibleandmission.blogspot.com A blog about the Bible and the Church's mission.

04/01/2020

Looking for some good news? Ridley is offering our streaming courses for FREE for the month of April. Use Promo code: Psalm 103:3

03/30/2020

St. Andrew's - Mt. Pleasant

In case you missed it, here's a message from Randy.

03/29/2020

Join us at 9 this morning!

Today, March 29, 9:00 am (EDT), join us for church: http://StAndrews.Church/Stream.

We'll livestream from the Historic Church this morning with Dwight Huthwaite leading worship and the Rev'd John David Burley, Sr. preaching on "Hope in a Time of Worry". Please join us by clicking on the link above. #AloneTogether

03/21/2020

St. Andrew's - Mt. Pleasant

"Faith in a Time of Fear". Join The Rev'd John Burley tomorrow morning for a sermon and prayer as we gather #AloneTogether live from the Historic Church. Tune in at 9 am on our website: http://StAndrews.Church/Stream.

#StayAtHome #BeautyFromAshes #OnlineChurch

[03/16/20]   Ridley’s Story of Scripture class will not meet in person for the final three weeks. We plan to make video teachings of the remaining lessons available in the near future.

ridleyinstitute.com 03/13/2020

Course Offerings - The Ridley Institute

Is your church service or Bible study suspended? Got extra time on your hands? Ridley is offering our streaming courses for FREE for the month of March. Better than Netflix... binge watching for the soul!

Use Promo code: Psalm103:3

https://ridleyinstitute.com/course-offerings/

ridleyinstitute.com Our streaming courses are a unique opportunity for churches outside of the Charleston area to access Ridley courses via a streaming video service that can be watched in a context of prayer, worship, and group interaction; this is a great resource for Christians who want to go deeper in their faith,....

02/06/2020

Haven’t registered for "The Story of Scripture" yet? Class starts Tuesday, Feb 11. For more info and to register, go to https://ridleyinstitute.com/story_of_scripture/

02/04/2020

A Ridley Story

Hear how a Ridley course impacted Katie's life. Our next course, The Story of Scripture, starts Tuesday, Feb 11. For more information and to register, vist https://ridleyinstitute.com/story_of_scripture/

01/28/2020

Let Us Do Your Cooking!

Enjoy a gourmet dinner by Sandlapper Catering as we learn to engage "The Story of Scripture" at our weekly course starting Tues, Feb 11. Learn more at RidleyInstitute.Com.

01/11/2020

John Yates teaching at the The Ridley Institute’s Being Human Conference.

01/02/2020

The culture has a lot to say about sexuality, marriage, and identity. Where do the culture and Bible converge on these matters? Join us at @StAndrewsMP on January 10 and 11 as we look together at "Being Human: Gender, Sexuality, and Fulfillment". For more information and to register, go to https://ridleyinstitute.com/human-sexuality/. #BeautyFromAshes

Challenged by gender/sexuality questions and how they relate to Scripture? Our 2-part course, taught at @StAndrewsMP, "Being Human: Gender, Sexuality, and Fulfillment" on January 10 and 11 can help. For more information and to register: https://ridleyinstitute.com/human-sexuality/

12/19/2019

Challenged by gender/sexuality questions and how they relate to Scripture? Our 2-part course, taught at @StAndrewsMP, "Being Human: Gender, Sexuality, and Fulfillment" on January 10 and 11 can help. For more information and to register: https://ridleyinstitute.com/human-sexuality/

12/02/2019

Today's the last day of our sale.

CYBER MONDAY DEAL - Start enjoying your discount now. Sign up any time before Tuesday, December 3 and we'll give you 75% off of the rental price of every streaming title listed below. To sign up and read the course descriptions, visit our website: https://RidleyInstitute.com/course-offerings. Use the discount code "CYBER" when you register. (This offer only applies to a six-month rental of the course.) Now available for streaming:

-The Apostles' Creed
-The Jesus You Need to Know
-Hearing God Speak
-Old Testament Foundations
-The Lord's Prayer
-Organic Evangelism
-Pursuing Joy in Christ

12/01/2019

The Ridley Institute

CYBER MONDAY DEAL - Start enjoying your discount now. Sign up any time before Tuesday, December 3 and we'll give you 75% off of the rental price of every streaming title listed below. To sign up and read the course descriptions, visit our website: https://RidleyInstitute.com/course-offerings. Use the discount code "CYBER" when you register. (This offer only applies to a six-month rental of the course.) Now available for streaming:

-The Apostles' Creed
-The Jesus You Need to Know
-Hearing God Speak
-Old Testament Foundations
-The Lord's Prayer
-Organic Evangelism
-Pursuing Joy in Christ

11/25/2019

CYBER MONDAY DEAL - Start enjoying your discount now. Sign up any time before Tuesday, December 3 and we'll give you 75% off of the rental price of every streaming title listed below. To sign up and read the course descriptions, visit our website: https://RidleyInstitute.com/course-offerings. Use the discount code "CYBER" when you register. (This offer only applies to a six-month rental of the course.) Now available for streaming:

-The Apostles' Creed
-The Jesus You Need to Know
-Hearing God Speak
-Old Testament Foundations
-The Lord's Prayer
-Organic Evangelism
-Pursuing Joy in Christ

10/23/2019

Do you wonder how to answer the tough questions often asked about Christianity?

Join us for a 2 session course this Friday evening and Saturday morning as guest speaker The Rev'd Dr. Chris Hancock unpacks the answers to commonly asked questions. Register at RidleyInstitute.Com

10/08/2019

Do you wish you had more insight into some of the headlines making the news? Join us for a Lunch and Learn on Sunday, October 20. Guest speaker The Very Rev'd Dr. Chris Hancock will share about pressing issues facing the world today, Registration deadline is Sunday 10/13.

10/07/2019

Have you ever been asked a question about Christianity and didn't know how to answer it?

If so, join us Friday evening 10/25 and Saturday morning 10/26 for a 2 session workshop on how to answer difficult questions of faith. Register and learn more at RidleyInstitute.Com.

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Holy City Fellows - What is it? Who is it for?
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This coming Saturday, February 16, Peter Walker will be with us to teach a one-day seminar, "The Jesus We Need to Know"....
Archbishop Peter Jensen gives advise on how Christian leaders can helpfully engage the secular media.
Dr. Jerry Root on C.S. Lewis' understanding of our desire and longing for God.
Archbishops Akinola and Jensen discuss the "knowledge of God."
Dr. Jerry Root on C.S. Lewis and God's joy in creating us
The Conversion of C.S. Lewis

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