Five Key Texts and Pastoral Application

By PJ Tibayan | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

Here are five passages dealing with manhood and womanhood that we must teach and apply for pastoral faithfulness.

Seven Women’s Ministries in the New Testament

By Jonathan Rourke | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

Here are seven ways we can encourage women to use their spiritual and material resources.

Does the Bible Allow for Women Deacons? Yes, Says Tom Schreiner (with a Response from Alex Strauch)

By A. Strauch, T. R. Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

Does the Bible allow for women deacons? Yes, says Tom Schreiner.

You’re Not a Healthy Church Unless You Care About Titus 2

By Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

If your church doesn’t encourage women teaching women the Bible, then it’s not fulfilling Scripture’s vision of a healthy church.

Should Women Teach? Thoughts on Function, Office, and 1 Timothy 2:12

By Thomas R. Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

Paul doesn’t merely say that women should not serve as elders. He also says that they should not preach and teach when the church gathers.

How Psalm 113 Changed My Life

By Rosaria Butterfield | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

How could a smart woman like me turn away from the work the Lord had already prepared for me? Isn’t it sinful not to use my gifts?

3 Reasons You Should Preach through Galatians

By Clint Humfrey | 12.06.2019

Many churches build up structures around the gospel that end up undermining the foundations of the gospel itself. If your church needs a major doctrinal cleanup, or if you’re concerned about a cracking foundation, Galatians can be the cautionary tale which your church needs to hear.

What the Psalter Should Teach Us about the Songs We Sing

By Brian Sandifer | 12.02.2019

Though our songs aren’t inspired like the Psalter’s, they can be just as theologically vast and emotionally diverse.

Giving Thanks for Jesus’s Gifts

By David Schrock | 11.28.2019

In Paul’s letters to the churches, we find a peculiar focus on giving thanks for the people whom Christ has given us in our local churches.

3 Reasons You Should Preach Through 2 Corinthians

By Travis Cardwell | 11.25.2019

Our culture tells us to play to our strengths. But below the surface, the stubborn reality of our weakness remains. What will we do with it?

Is the Slippery Slope Actually Slippery? Egalitarianism and the Open-and-Affirming Position

By Colin Smothers | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 11.23.2019

So, is there really a slope between embracing egalitarianism and endorsing homosexuality?

Nominal Christianity—Not Complementarianism—Leads to Abuse

By Caleb Morell | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 11.22.2019

Conservative views on marriage and family are not sufficient in and of themselves to create healthy families and marriages. Church participation and membership make a huge difference.

Why Do Christians Need to Hear the Gospel Every Day?

By Cameron Smart | 11.22.2019

Here are eight reasons we need to hear gospel truths each and every day.

4 Reasons You Should Preach through 1 Corinthians

By J. Mack Stiles | 11.18.2019

Let me give you four reasons why it’s worth it to preach through 1 Corinthians.

Some Counsel for Christians Leaving Toxic Church Environments

By Lucas O'Neill | 11.15.2019

Recovery for genuine believers who have been damaged by failed churches is a grueling process.