What I’ve Learned from the Presbyterians

By Mike McKinley | 07.24.2023

My life, thinking, and ministry would be much poorer if it were not for the influence of the Presbyterian ministers, teachers, and writers that I have encountered, whether in person or through their writings.

What I’ve Learned from the Anglicans

By Dave Gobbett | 07.24.2023

Here are nine lessons a Baptist learned from his friends within the Church of England.

What Can the Metropolitan Tabernacle Teach Us About Women’s Ministry?

By Jenna DiPrima | 07.18.2023

Though Lavinia Bartlett died over 150 years ago, pastors and churches today can learn a great deal from her, particularly as they consider how to organize women’s ministry in the life of the church.

Stop Calling Them Names

By Sam Emadi | 07.17.2023

If you’re prone to use name-calling with theological opponents, consider three passages in Scripture and how they address our unhealthy culture in evangelicalism of pejorative labeling.

A Few Ways Pastors’ Wives Serve Their Husbands

By 9Marks | 06.07.2023

We asked a number of pastors not about everything their wives might do in the church, but how their wives serve them in the ministry.

Pastor: Help Your Congregation Navigate Gay Pride Month

By Jonathan Leeman | 06.02.2023

Pastor, as the culture around us celebrates the Neo-paganism of LGBTQ+ this month, here are some brief thoughts on how you can teach/care for the members at your church.

2023-2025 Reading Plan

By Mark Dever | 05.31.2023

Mark Dever suggests a plan for reading a set of 9Marks books for 2023-2025.

7 Reasons Why Your Church Should Engage in Door-to-Door Evangelism

By Jake Wright | 05.29.2023

Evangelism is critical not only for lost souls but also for the spiritual vitality of our churches.

What Is a Church?

By Chris Hutchison | 05.25.2023

What is a church? How might we answer that question? Where should we start?

A Response to a Review of ‘No Shortcut to Success’

By Matt Rhodes | 05.16.2023

We asked Matt Rhodes to respond to the International Mission Board’s critique of his book ‘No Shortcut to Success: A Manifesto for Modern Missions.’

4 Reasons You Can Preach the Same Text 2 (or 3 or 4) Times

By Sean Nolan | 05.15.2023

There are reasons to be confident when returning to the same text multiple times.

A Guide to the Journal

9Marks | 9Marks Journal: A New Christian Authoritarianism? | 04.30.2023

Since it’s unusually long, we thought a more careful guide to the Journal might help.  

Ten Diagnostic Questions for the Potential Ideologue

By Ken Barbic | 9Marks Journal: A New Christian Authoritarianism? | 04.29.2023

Be wary of anyone who casts their political strategy and positions on less clear matters with a “thus saith the Lord” level of certainty.

A New Christian Authoritarianism?

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: A New Christian Authoritarianism? | 04.29.2023

Creeping politicization implies a creeping authoritarianism.

Say No to Christian Nationalism

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: A New Christian Authoritarianism? | 04.29.2023

If you don’t get your doctrine of the church right, you’re going to get your doctrine of the government and the nation wrong.