Moving Toward Meaningful MembershipBy David King | 02.26.2010
Hebrews 13:17 haunts me.
Expositional ImpostersBy Mike Gilbart-Smith | 02.26.2010
Many sermons intend to be expositional, yet fall somewhat short.
Countering AgeismBy Owen Strachan | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 02.26.2010
Congregational unity attests to the gospel’s power with unique efficacy.
Contemplating CoolBy Mike McKinley | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 02.26.2010
It is now an unexamined assumption in many quarters: the best way to reach people is to be like them.
2nd Mark of a Healthy Church MEMBER: Biblical THEOLOGIANBy Thabiti Anyabwile | 02.26.2010
Every Christian is meant to be a theologian in the best and most intimate sense of the word.
On the Use and Importance of Corporate PrayerBy Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.26.2010
Corporate prayer begins to take out the individualistic assumption that Christianity is only about me and my relationship with God.
Prayer in the Life and Ministry of the PastorBy Mark Dever | 02.26.2010
In times that are hard, we encourage ourselves by praying, remembering that this is ultimately God’s work.
The Preacher and the Text: What is the Goal of the Message?By Aaron Menikoff | 02.26.2010
The glory of God is the goal of all of life, isn’t it? Is there a goal in preaching that is unique to preaching?
Why Every Pastor-in-Training Should Read Ed’s BookBy Michael Lawrence | 02.26.2010
Fear of man isn’t the only issue pastors face, but it’s a huge one and will have an outsized impact on the faithfulness and shape of their ministry.
Let’s Just Admit It: Church Discipline Is a Tough SubjectBy Jonathan Leeman | 02.26.2010
Church discipline is tough because it feels like the opposite of salvation. It feels like anti-salvation.
Pastoral Discipleship: The Urgent Need, the Biblical Mandate, and One Timothy’s PleaBy Owen Strachan | 02.26.2010
Pastors of today can rescue the church of God by responsibly and passionately training young men for the ministry.
The Pursuit of Christ in the Devotions of a PastorBy Mike Gilbart-Smith | 02.26.2010
A pastor can recognize the necessity of a healthy devotional life, but have unhealthy motives for making sure that it happens.
What Questions Does a Biblical Counselor Suggest We Ask?By David Powlison | 02.26.2010
In discipling somone, I am doing nothing more than pursuing the same line of questioning and reasoning that I myself need.
1st Mark of a Healthy Church MEMBER: Expositional LISTENINGBy Thabiti Anyabwile | 02.26.2010
What we are listening for when the Word is preached is not primarily “practical how-to advice.”
Praying Beyond Health ConcernsBy David Powlison | 02.26.2010
Why don’t church members pray beyond the sick list? Often because their pastors have not taught or modeled otherwise.