Andy Davis


Can Single Men Serve as Elders?

By Andy Davis | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Singles | 03.20.2017

Does “husband of one wife” disqualify single men from serving as elders?


Looking to the New Testament for Models of Corporate Prayer

By Andy Davis | 9Marks Journal: The Church Praying | 06.21.2016

There is evidence in the New Testament that the Holy Spirit wills to use prayer meetings to pour out his power again and again on local churches.

Pastor’s Forum: Can You Reverse-Engineer a Multi-Ethnic Church?

By A. Davis, G. Gilbert, J. Onwuchekwa | 9Marks Journal: Multi-Ethnic Churches | 09.25.2015

Can you manufacture a multi-ethnic church programmatically, pragmatically, or consumeristically?

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Discipling Guys

By Andy Davis | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism & the Local Church | 03.10.2015

Boys don’t enter the world knowing how to be godly men. They have to be trained.

Revitalizing a Church

By A. Davis, M. Dever | 05.08.2012

Andy Davis, a pastor in North Carolina, recounts the stirring story of his church’s revitalization.

The Reform of First Baptist Church of Durham

By Andy Davis | 9Marks Journal: Revitalize: Why We Must Reclaim Dying Churches—and How | 10.27.2011

On Sunday morning, August 19, 2001, I began corporate worship at First Baptist Church (FBC) Durham by calling on the members of the church to repent.

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Book Review: Simply Christian, by N. T. Wright

Review by Andy Davis | 9Marks Journal: The Gospel | 03.05.2010

Most pointedly, I don’t believe this book tenderly and clearly warns individual sinners of their peril or calls upon them to flee to Christ as the only remedy for their sin before God.

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Book Review: The God-Centered Life: Insights from Jonathan Edwards for Today, by Josh Moody

Review by Andy Davis | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline (Part 2) | 03.02.2010

This book is a cogent and succinct summary of the central themes of the life of Jonathan Edwards, and Moody does his best work applying those themes to our present context.

A Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum on Biblical Theology

By A. Menikoff, A. Davis, G. Goldsworthy, P. Johnson, S. J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology | 03.01.2010

If there’s no steady diet of biblical theology, what do our churches and church members really lose?

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.