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9Marks Explained : A Letter From Mark Dever

A Seminary President's Forum

We asked a roundtable of seminary presidents the following two questions: Why is your seminary needed? What's an exciting example you have seen being done in a local church that would encourage pastors to think of raising up the next generation? Answers from Daniel L. Akin (Southeastern) Bryan Chapell (Covenant) Dennis P. Hollinger (Gordon Conwell) Paige Patterson (Southwestern) Daniel L. Akin Read more >

Befriending Timothy

The universe operates according to a cause-and-effect framework. When matter is acted upon, change happens. When a match is struck, fire flares. When food cooks, hungry stomachs grumble. And when a pastor befriends a young man, the kingdom advances. Read more >

The Church as Classroom: The History of Master's Seminary

Churches need seminaries and seminaries need churches. That's what James Montgomery Boice said in a 1979 Christianity Today article entitled, "Church and Seminary: A Reciprocal Relationship." He wrote, "Seminaries need the church to provide models. Churches need the scholarship of the seminary" (2/2/79). Read more >

Raising Up Pastors Is the Church's Work

THE CHURCH'S RESPONSIBILITY 9Marks: Why do you think raising up the next generation of pastors is the local church's responsibility? Read more >

How Do Pastors Raise Up Pastors?

Click here for part 1 of this interview, "Raising Up Pastors Is the Church's Work" WHERE TO BEGIN Read more >

Churches Raising Up Pastors - Ministry Training Strategy

9Marks wants to see more churches and pastors taking responsibility for raising up the next generation of pastors. To help our readers catch a vision for what that might look like, we asked several organizations closely tied to one or several local churches how they fulfill this mission. With one exception, each of the following organization answers the same 18 questions. Read more >

Churches Raising Up Pastors - Lakeview Baptist Church

Churches Raising Up Pastors - Lakeview Baptist Church 9Marks wants to see more churches and pastors taking responsibility for raising up the next generation of pastors. To help our readers catch a vision for what that might look like, we asked several organizations closely tied to one or several local churches how they fulfill this mission. With one exception, each of the following organization answers the same 18 questions. Read more >

Churches Raising Up Pastors - ENTRUST

9Marks wants to see more churches and pastors taking responsibility for raising up the next generation of pastors. To help our readers catch a vision for what that might look like, we asked several organizations closely tied to one or several local churches how they fulfill this mission. With one exception, each of the following organization answers the same 18 questions. Read more >

Churches Raising Up Pastors - Cornhill Training Course

9Marks wants to see more churches and pastors taking responsibility for raising up the next generation of pastors. To help our readers catch a vision for what that might look like, we asked several organizations closely tied to one or several local churches how they fulfill this mission. With one exception, each of the following organization answers the same 18 questions. Read more >