I’ve been in churches whose authority structures are like an Apple Store’s, and I’ve been in churches whose authority structures are like the DMV’s. In both cases—but in different ways—chaos bubbles up to the surface.
A church should not baptize young people apart from church membership. To do so is unbiblical, unhelpful, and unloving.
You’re So Depraved, You Probably Think This Church Is About You: How Total Depravity Upends AttractionalismBy Alex Duke | 9Marks Journal: Ecclesiology for Calvinists | 02.05.2019
Unbelievers’ most essential problem is not that they’re ignorant, apathetic, or rudderless, but that they’ve personally, willfully, and happily rebelled against the God who made them.
We asked pastors from around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2018 that helped you be a better pastor?
I’ve never met a growing and mature Christian who doesn’t regularly attend a gospel-preaching church.
We asked 60 pastors around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2017 that helped you be a better pastor?
Luther and his fellow Protestant reformers changed the course of church history. How so? Let me name four.
Our editorial manager Alex Duke sat down with author Andy Johnson to talk about his new book Missions and the importance of being intentional in our missionary endeavors.
The Prodigal Church is more than just a demolition project. Atop the wreckage left by pragmatism and consumerism, Wilson attempts to rebuild scaffolding with different, yet more durable materials. In this, the book succeeds, though not perfectly.
Introducing a new feature on the 9Marks site.
Read this book if for no other reason than it puts flesh and bone on our prayers as it illustrates the faithfulness of God in keeping his promises.
If we were more serious about these ordinary means of grace, I’m convinced the church would have a much stronger witness in the world today.