Pastoring a Transient Church

By Josh Hayward | 02.21.2024

How can pastors shepherd their ever-changing flocks to devote themselves to fellowship?

Leading a Congregational Church Through Constitutional Change

By Trent Rogers | 02.15.2024

Here are eight nuggets of practical wisdom for leadership in an elder-led, congregational church about changing its constitution.

Pastoring a Small Church While Parenting Special Needs Children

By Eric Brown | 02.13.2024

All pastoring and parenting is hard. But some situations may be more difficult than others.

When May a Congregation Vote Against its Elders?

By Jamie Dunlop | 02.09.2024

If you are in an elder-led, congregationally-governed church, then the question posed by the title really matters.

Your Body Is Not the Temple, But THE Body Is

By N. G. Piotrowski, R. Johnson | 02.08.2024

One’s sexual impurity implicates the entire body of Christ in idolatry, for that one person is a member of the larger temple of God.

The Gospel for a Gay Friend

By Garrett Kell | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 02.06.2024

Every Christian is a living miracle. If Jesus can save you, he can save anyone.

Evangelistic Expository Preaching

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 02.06.2024

The converted and the unconverted need preaching in which the fullness of God’s Word is exposed and the atoning work of Christ explored.

How to Evangelize Cross Culturally

By John Folmar | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 02.06.2024

Here are three lessons one church has learned living and ministering in an ultra-multi-cultural environment.

Why People in Your Church Don’t Do Evangelism—and One Really Important Thing to Do About It

By Isaac Adams | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 02.06.2024

Even though many Christians at your church genuinely want to make God known, they struggle in evangelism. Have you ever wondered why that is?

How to Equip the Church for Evangelism

By Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 02.06.2024

If evangelism is the expectation of every disciple, then every disciple needs to be equipped in evangelism.

Reaching the “Converted”

By Bob Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 02.06.2024

Some of our most obvious evangelistic opportunities are with the people who are members of our churches.

Building a Culture of Evangelism Takes Time, So Be Patient and Get to Work

By C. Greggsen, S. Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 02.06.2024

Programs come and go. A culture endures.

What Place Do Gospel Tracts Have in Evangelism Today?

By Alberto Puente | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 02.06.2024

God continues to amaze me as he uses something as simple as a tract to introduce people to the gospel and to our church.

Addressing Nonbelievers in Corporate Worship

By Jamie Southcombe | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 02.06.2024

To what extent should we address and acknowledge non-Christians when leading, preaching, and praying?

Evangelizing Prosperity Gospel Disciples

By Godwin Sathianathan | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 02.06.2024

The Christian life isn’t doing more for Jesus to get more from Jesus. The Christian life is forsaking more for Jesus to gain more of Jesus.