How to Respond When a Servant, an Elder, or the Preacher Struggles with Pornography

By Aaron Menikoff | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Pornography | 10.29.2018

How should we respond we a public servant, an elder, or the preacher confesses to looking at pornography?

Helping Women Whose Husbands Struggle with Pornography

By Jeremy Yong | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Pornography | 10.29.2018

These foundational truths should help us pastors minister to the hurting hearts of sisters whose husbands struggle with pornography

Killing an Increasingly Tolerated Sin

By Vergil Brown | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Pornography | 10.29.2018

The temptation for the Christian is to redefine sexual purity according to the shifting standards of morality.

Is Pornography Use Ever Grounds for Divorce?

By Thomas R. Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Pornography | 10.29.2018

In Matthew 5:32 and 19:9, Jesus gives grounds for divorce based on sexual immorality (porneia). Does pornography use qualify?

How To Have Elders Without Actually Having Elders

By Walter Price | 10.26.2018

If I wanted to transition the church toward being elder-led, then I knew I faced a long, uphill struggle, if not outright war. So I did what my old pastor suggested. I had elders without having elders. Let me explain.

4 Reasons You Should Preach through Isaiah

By Kyle Newcomer | 10.25.2018

Here’s the message of Isaiah: the Lord’s day of judgment and salvation is coming, and when it does, his glory will be revealed through his anointed Servant-King.

Civil Rights Vision Trip: One Church’s Story

By Mark Vroegop | 10.22.2018

A few weeks ago, I led 50 leaders from our church on what we called a Civil Rights Vision Trip. Here’s what we learned.

3 Reasons You Should Preach through The Song of Solomon

By Aaron Menikoff | Church Discipline | 10.18.2018

The Song of Songs certainly is about marriage. However, since marriage is a window into the relationship between Christ and the church, the Song of Songs is about the gospel, too.

An Open Letter to the Preacher Writing a Sermon

By Lewis Allen | 10.17.2018

Dear fellow preacher, I want to say one thing to you today as you work on your sermon.

Elders Are to Be Hospitable, Not Just Their Wives

By Kent Butterfield | 10.15.2018

May all elders have the reputation that they are given to hospitality.

The Story of John Calvin and Martin Bucer

By Geoff Chang | 10.12.2018

Through his friendship with Martin Bucer, Calvin learned not only how to be a better pastor, but he also grew as a Christian in patience and humility.

3 Reasons You Should Preach through Ecclesiastes

By Matt McCullough | 10.11.2018

Ecclesiastes surprises people. That’s partly because it says things you don’t expect to hear from the Bible.

Does Your Church Offer Weak Community?

By Barry Cooper | 10.10.2018

If we truly care about the health of our churches, we’d do well to ask ourselves some questions.

Should Pastors Talk about Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday?

By Jonathan Leeman | 10.04.2018

You don’t have to address Brett Kavanaugh this Sunday. But if you do, don’t pick a side.

Are Catechisms a Baptist Thing?

By Jeff Robinson | 10.01.2018

To the thinking of many, “Baptist” and “catechism” aren’t allies. But historically speaking, nothing could be further from the truth.