Things I’ve Seen and Heard — When Pastors Gather

By Matt Schmucker | 03.01.2010

Biblically speaking, being a leader in a church is far more than “counting numbers and noses.”

What role does sanctification play in salvation?

By Donald S. Whitney | 03.01.2010

To phrase the question another way, can a person go to Heaven who doesn’t live like a dedicated Christian?

Who is responsible for planning weekly worship services?

By Tom Nettles | 03.01.2010

An ongoing study of the hymn repertoire, past and present, is a task that the pastor should make a part of his duties.

Loving Questions for Pastors of Seeker-Sensitive Churches #2

By Aaron Menikoff | 03.01.2010

Which came first: the seeker-sensitive service philosophy or a commitment to sound biblical exposition?

Loving Questions for Pastors of Seeker-Sensitive Churches #3

By Aaron Menikoff | 03.01.2010

The New Testament doesn’t seem to pronounce a chasm between teaching or preaching and leadership, yet some church leaders and church growth specialists do.

Loving Questions for Pastors of Seeker-Sensitive Churches #4

By Aaron Menikoff | 03.01.2010

Will the seeker-sensitive model ultimately be unable to keep up with the culture?

Loving Questions for Pastors of Seeker-Sensitive Churches

By Aaron Menikoff | 03.01.2010

Does God leave churches to decide how to conduct their own worship services?

“God told me” and the Sufficiency of Scripture

By Mark Dever | 03.01.2010

The Scriptures are sufficient. I know they are. God told me.

The Power of Example

By Mark Dever | 03.01.2010

Does God’s mercy ever obscure His holiness in His word? What about in His church?

Evangelism Course Comparison Guide

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 03.01.2010

Which “evangelism courses” are the best to use with non-Christians?

Re-imagining Success in Ministry

By Mark Dever | 03.01.2010

Certainly no church is perfect. But, praise God, many imperfect churches are healthy.

Should a Church Have Elders?

By Mark Dever | 03.01.2010

The best reason a church should have elders is because the New Testament says that it should.

What is the relationship between the elders and the church?

By Mark Dever | 03.01.2010

The relationship between the elders and the local congregation they serve should be marked by many evidences of godly character and mutual dependence on God. Not least among these should be:

Is there a formula for deciding what to preach?

By Andy Davis | 03.01.2010

Preach always in such a way that God’s words are made clear and God’s message comes straight from the text.

Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum on Church and Culture

By Forum | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 03.01.2010

Does Scripture call the local church to the work of cultural transformation?