Pastors, Don’t Forget to Shepherd Your Deacons

By Gus Pritchard | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022

Pastors’ delegation of work to deacons should not lead to abdication of their duty to oversee.

From the Archives: Why an Administrative Pastor

By Ryan Townsend | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022

There are many reasons why a church may want to consider an administrative pastor as its second (or third or fourth) hire.

Recent Multimedia

Episode 1: On the Reasons We Started Missions Talk

By J. Mack Stiles, Jonathan Leeman, Mark Dever, Ryan Robertson

Episode 211: On Playing the Long Game (with Dave Gobbett)

By Dave Gobbett, Jonathan Leeman, Mark Dever

Hiring and Firing

By Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022

Managing a church staff in wisdom is necessary for a joyful ministry.

Evaluating How an Elder Is Ruling

By Bob Johnson | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022

How do you conduct a job performance review for the elders (particularly the paid staff elders)? In other words, how do you determine if an elder is “ruling well”?