8 Principles of Faithful Pulpit SupplyBy Alan Patrick | 02.08.2023
The Lord instructs and equips his church through the preaching of his Word. Pulpit supply is no exception.
Recommended New Testament Commentaries for Evangelical PastorsBy Thomas R. Schreiner | 02.03.2023
Tom Schreiner recommends what he thinks are the best New Testament commentaries for pastors to consult.
Night Terrors and Nearness: Real Comfort in Non-SolutionsBy Matt Boga | 02.02.2023
Just as children sometimes need just their father’s presence, sometimes Christians need just a pastor’s presence.
The Case for Long-Term MissionsBy Brooks Buser | 01.26.2023
How can “normal” Christians see their sons and daughters board ships and planes and be gone for decades, perhaps forever? The only sufficient answer I have found is this: these saints see past this world.
Love & Discernment: Hospitality and the LGBTQ+ PersonBy Jonathan Holmes | 01.24.2023
How do we love genuinely and show true hospitality as living sacrifices to the Lord, all while maintaining clear, biblical convictions on issues related to sexuality and gender?
Assembly Required: 25 Reasons to Regularly Participate in Public and Corporate WorshipBy H. B. Charles | 01.20.2023
Christ is the head of the church, and the church is the body of Christ. You cannot have a high view of Christ and a low view of the church.
Questionnaire for a Prospective ElderBy 9Marks | 01.19.2023
How do you determine if a man is not only qualified to be an elder, but also compatible to elder at your church?
Mission and MaturityBy Jonathan D. Worthington | 01.18.2023
Presenting converts to Christ was not Paul’s ultimate missional dream. Nor was presenting planted churches. He wanted to present communities of mature believers to Christ.
Reflections From a New Pastor For New Church PlantersBy Joshua Roulhac | 01.17.2023
Here are 10 reflections/encouragements from a pastor who planted Congress Heights Community Church in SE Washington, DC last year.
Three Reasons Why You Should Encourage Your Congregation to Gather Every WeekBy Sam Koo | 01.13.2023
Encourage your church members to deliberately plan, arrange, and order their weeks and months so that they would be in the pews for those 52 Sundays.
Use Your Family Worship to Prepare for Corporate WorshipBy Joshua Chatman | 01.12.2023
As a movie trailer builds anticipation for a movie, the Lord can use our family worship to grow our expectations for gathering on the Lord’s Day.
Planting Sticks: The Beauty of Pastoral Tenure in Rural ChurchesBy Cody Hale | 01.10.2023
The healthiest churches are often the result of pastoral ministries shaped by a long-term perspective of the kingdom.
Best Books for Pastors in 2022By Alex Duke | 12.21.2022
We asked pastors around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2022 that helped you be a better pastor?
Lessons for Missions from the Ministries of John G. Paton and Wang Ming-dao (王明道)By Eric Beach | 12.20.2022
Christians don’t always recognize the importance of the local church and church polity to missions. Yet some of the great missionaries and evangelists of the past knew that building healthy churches was central to their work.
A Foolproof Discipling Program: Corporate WorshipBy John Sarver | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Ministries | 12.15.2022
The Sunday gathering is the primary discipler of a local congregation because of what it proclaims and the pattern it sets.