3 Reasons You Should Preach through Deuteronomy

By Jeff Mooney | 06.28.2018

The book of Deuteronomy portrays God as King and reveals the way his people should live in covenant with him.

What Does a Prayer of Lament Sound Like?

9Marks | 06.25.2018

Last week, we posted an article entitled “Why We Added a Prayer of Lament to Our Sunday Gathering.” Below are two samples of such prayers from Hinson Baptist Church in Portland, Oregon.

6 Reasons You Should Preach Through Numbers

By C. W. Faulkner | 06.22.2018

The book of Numbers teaches us that when God is with his people, the only thing they need to fear is their own sin.

Why We Added a Prayer of Lament to Our Sunday Gathering

By Neal Woollard | 06.20.2018

Lament is ingrained into the culture of Jesus’ people and will be until he returns. That’s why we recently added a corporate prayer of lament to our public worship.

5 Reasons You Should Preach through Leviticus

By Juan Sanchez | 06.14.2018

How can a holy God relate to sinful people? Leviticus provides us an answer to that question.

4 Reasons You Should Preach through Exodus

By Bobby Jamieson | 06.07.2018

Exodus proclaims God’s great act of delivering his people from bondage, gifting them his law, and inviting them into intimate fellowship with himself.

4 Reasons You Should Preach Through Genesis

By Erik Raymond | 05.31.2018

Genesis tells the story of a God who creates everything out of nothing in order to bless his people and glorify himself.

C. S. Lewis on Corporate Worship

By Joe Rigney | 05.29.2018

Over time, C. S. Lewis came to see the dangers in both individualism and collectivism in Christian worship. More importantly, he came to see how the church is the antidote to both.

The Wide Chasm Between Biblical Principles and Biblical Ideals

By Caleb Greggsen | 05.21.2018

Ministry is full of both principles and ideals. If we confuse the two, then we’ll either require something that God does not require for faithfulness, or we’ll disregard an aspect of faithfulness.

Benefits and Negatives of a Long-Term Pastorate

By Ron Pracht | 05.10.2018

One pastor reflects on more than 45 years of service in one place.

How the Exodus Connects to Baptism & the Lord’s Supper

By Andrew Wilson | 05.07.2018

The task of the church can be described in all sorts of ways, but one of the most evocative is this: we are called to live the exodus.

Should Elders Insist on Unanimity?

By Jamie Dunlop | 05.03.2018

We should value trust more highly than agreement.

The Whole in Our Holiness

By Ligon Duncan | 04.18.2018

The good news of the gospel is that we have a neighbor who loved us and laid down his life for us. And this neighbor didn’t lay down his life for his friends, but for his enemies. We can enjoy God’s blessing and know his grace because our Savior obeyed the first and second great commandments for us.

What the Church Can and Should Bring to the #MeToo Movement

By Whitney Woollard | 9Marks Journal: Church Life: Our True Political Witness | 04.17.2018

The world doesn’t have the tools to offer the kind of redemption the #MeToo movement calls for. But thankfully, the church does.

Why There’s No Such Thing as African Christianity

By Conrad Mbewe | 9Marks Journal: Church Life: Our True Political Witness | 04.17.2018

Strictly speaking, there is no such thing as African Christianity or Asian Christianity or Western Christianity. The Christian faith is one, and it’s portrayed for us as such in the Scriptures.