Alex Duke

Church Mergers and Plants

Summer 2017
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Book Review: The Prodigal Church, by Jared C. Wilson

Review by Alex Duke | 07.29.2015

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 the 9Marks Mailbag

By A. Duke, J. Leeman | 03.04.2015

Introducing a new feature on the 9Marks site.

Book Review: Dispatches from the Front, by Tim Keesee

Review by Alex Duke | 9Marks Journal: Vanishing Church? | 11.10.2014

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.

On Being an “Ordinary” Christian: An Interview with Michael Horton

By Alex Duke | 10.14.2014

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.

Nine Marks of a Healthy Worship Leader

By Alex Duke | 9Marks Journal: The Church Singing | 04.23.2014

“Whoa, those people love to sing about Jesus!” is always better than “Man, that guy is great!”