11 Elder Chairman FAQs

By Isaac Adams | 03.23.2021

Here are 11 frequently asked questions for elder chairmen.

20 Tweet-sized Lessons for the Chairman of the Elders

By Isaac Adams | 03.22.2021

While an elders meeting isn’t a worship service, I pray these lessons will help your elders do all things “decently and in order” (1 Corinthians 14:40).

4 Reasons You Should Preach through Jude

By Matt Diaz | 03.15.2021

Christians of every era must guard doctrine as they are guarded by God. That’s the message of Jude.

6 Ways to Equip Your Church to “Do Good” on Social Media

By Brett McCracken | 03.08.2021

The internet can be a bleak, discouraging, often dark place—but it can also be a place where truth is discovered, beauty is celebrated, and goodness goes viral.

Not Gathering with the Church Hurts You Spiritually

By Jonathan Leeman | 03.05.2021

Pandemic-weary pastor, gently encourage your pandemic-weary congregation to gather as soon as they can.

2 Reasons to Preach through 3 John

By Doug Van Meter | 03.01.2021

The book of 3 John is only fifteen verses long; it contains a grand total of 296 words. Pastors, you should preach through it.

Baptists and Preaching: Lessons from Sprague’s Annals of the American Baptist Pulpit

By Caleb Morell | 02.26.2021

When it comes to preaching, pastors should heed the wisdom of our Baptist forefathers.

In Our Discipling Relationships, Best-Sellers Are Great . . . But the Bible Is Best

By Sam Koo | 02.22.2021

Books are tremendous tools for discipling. But with so many good resources out there, we can be tempted to forget the best book on discipleship—the Bible.

How to Pastor When Sanctification Becomes Illegal

By Murray Campbell | 02.18.2021

I now live and pastor in a State where, before long, genuine conversion to Christ—and the life of holiness that ensures—may be deemed illegal. So what should I do?

10 Brief Reflections on an Elder’s Character

By Brandon Freeman | 02.01.2021

We must realize that character isn’t only necessary for ministry; character is itself a ministry.

3 Reasons You Should Preach through 2 John

By Sean DeMars | 01.27.2021

The little books of the Bible like 2 John often get neglected, don’t they? But they shouldn’t.

Should Missionaries Be Looking for “Persons of Peace”?

By Alex Kocman | 01.25.2021

Whereas the term “seeker” has been associated with the church growth movement in North America in particular, “person of peace” has lodged itself into the lexicon of modern missions.

How Would Paul Use a Church Directory? He’d Look for Grace on Every Page.

By Caleb Batchelor | 01.20.2021

Pull out your church directory and notice God’s grace in predestination, regeneration, justification, sanctification, and glorification.

5 Reasons to Preach through 1 John

By Conrad Mbewe | 01.15.2021

The more I studied 1 John piece-by-piece, the more my appreciation grew.

Forum: How to Shepherd Your People in Light of the Capitol Riot

By A. Hong, J. Seville, M. Dever, T. Ross | 01.09.2021

9Marks asked several pastors how they intend to pray this Sunday to shepherd their congregation in light of Wednesday’s events at the Capitol.