Commend the One You Cherish: Learning Evangelism from John Piper

By David Mathis | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 01.22.2024

John Piper did not become a “traveling evangelist” like his father. Yet, in God’s remarkable providence, the evangelist’s son has quietly, inconspicuously, almost counterintuitively been a surprisingly fruitful winner of souls.

Three Lessons from 234 Pastors’ Libraries

By Forrest Strickland | 01.18.2024

We have 234 catalogs of ministers’ libraries in the Netherlands during the seventeenth century. Here are three lessons we ought not neglect.

Connecting Evangelism and Church

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 01.17.2024

Is evangelism an individual sport or a team sport? Really, it’s both.

Must Every Christian Evangelize?

By Tim Beougher | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 01.15.2024

Church members sometimes wonder if they should just leave evangelism to the “professionals.”

They Will Listen: Evangelistic Confidence in a Cynical Age

By Paul Billings | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism | 01.12.2024

Whatever your experience has told you about evangelism, take hope from Acts  28:28.

Best Books for Pastors in 2023

By Alex Duke | 12.29.2023

We asked pastors around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2023 that helped you be a better pastor?

When Did Multiple Services Begin?

By Caleb Morell | 12.20.2023

Before adopting a new practice, churches should always ask: what impact would this have on the church if continued indefinitely?

Top Ten 9Marks Podcast Episodes from 2023

By Sam Koo | 12.19.2023

The manager and editor of all 9Marks’ podcasts ranks his favorite episodes we’ve released this year.

Mark’s 2024 Reading Plan

By Mark Dever | 12.15.2023

Wondering what books to read in 2024? Watch this video as Mark Dever gives a 2024 reading plan with books from 9Marks, Banner of Truth, and others.

Wanted: Catholic Pastors

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Catholicity | 11.27.2023

Do you actively work to partner with other local churches to fulfill the Great Commission? Or do you act as if your church can take the gospel to the ends of the earth all by yourselves?

Black and White Church Catholicity

By Bobby Scott | 9Marks Journal: Catholicity | 11.27.2023

How can predominantly white and black churches work together without compromising the convictions of each?

Why Racist Churches Are Anti-Catholic

By M. Y. Emerson, R. Lucas Stamps | 9Marks Journal: Catholicity | 11.27.2023

Racism is a direct affront to Scripture, to the gospel, and to the Nicene Christianity that follows from them.

Same Health, Different Look: Ecclesiology in Historically Black Churches

By Welton Bonner | 9Marks Journal: Catholicity | 11.27.2023

You can build beautiful partnerships with churches that look different than yours if you look beyond the forms to see the elements.

What Catholicity Requires: Tightly Held Beliefs and Big Hearts

By Scott Logsdon | 9Marks Journal: Catholicity | 11.27.2023

How do we partner well with others when our convictions don’t align?