Sending Overseas Missionaries in Community

By C. Bug, G. Tissiere | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

God’s desire is to reach the nations for his glory through church planting.

Raising Up Pastors Is the Church’s Work

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.26.2010

Seminaries are not made to make pastors. Churches make pastors.

Putting Contextualization in its Place

By Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

Every Christian alive today is actively involved in contextualization.

Pragmatism, Pragmatism Everywhere!

By Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

Could there be an underlying theological disagreement about which authority actually shapes and informs methodological discussions?

Nine Reasons I Don’t Like Multi-site Churches

By Thomas White | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 02.26.2010

My fears of the multi-site church movement are not technological; they are principled.

Missions Partnerships from the Home Church’s Perspective

By Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

I want to offer six principles for partnering with overseas workers for the purpose of global evangelism.

Missions Partnerships from a Field Worker’s Perspective

By Ed Roberts | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

But how should churches and missionaries decide whom to partner with?

Lying, Hostile Nations, and the Great Commission

By Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

Can missionaries traveling to a country that’s hostile to Christianity and the Great Commission lie about their reasons for coming?

Love the Church More than its Health

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Young Pastors | 02.26.2010

If you love your children, you want them to be healthy. But if you love your children, you love them whether they are healthy or not.

Is This a Hill Worth Dying On?

By Matt Schmucker | 9Marks Journal: Young Pastors | 02.26.2010

How do you know which issues are essential and which are not? Which hill are you willing to die on?

How to Get Businesspeople into Missions

By Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

It’s the members with real business skills who may provide the best access for Christians to obtain access to closed or restricted countries.

How Do Pastors Raise Up Pastors?

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.26.2010

Future pastors aren’t built in a day.

How American Christians Can Help Christians in Zambia

By Conrad Mbewe | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

In Zambia, the only free television channel that we have twenty-four hours a day is Trinity Broadcasting Network.

Historical Critique of Multi-Site: Not Over My Dead Body

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 02.26.2010

What could centuries-old arguments have to do with cutting-edge conversations like the one we’re trying to have about multi-site churches?

Have We Ever Seen This Before? Multi-Site Precedents

By John Hammett | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 02.26.2010

Much in the multi-site movement assumes and depends upon modern communication, ease of travel, and technology.