Bobby Jamieson

“Is There a Holy Spirit?”

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

You could put it like this: if there were no Holy Spirit, would your ministry work just as well?

Pastors, Don’t Let Your People Resign into Thin Air

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

So pastors, just as you pay careful attention to the front door of your church, keep a close eye on the back door, too.

The Post-Program Church

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

Once you have that booming program, you have to keep it going. After all, what does it say about your church if the evangelism program folds?

The Post-Program Church: Which Programs to Cut?

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

Should churches ditch all their programs? If not, how should churches decide which programs to keep or cut?

Strategies for Becoming a Post-Program Church

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

In short, reprogram new people to think in terms of the ministry of the pew, not merely participation in programs.

Elders: Lead!

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

This leadership flows from teaching the Word, setting a godly example, and attending to the spiritual state of the flock.

Seven Ways to Build a Culture of Spiritual Conversation

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

A culture of spiritual conversation in a local church is a powerful force for sanctification.

Does Hebrews Tell Us to Move On from the Gospel?

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

The author of Hebrews doesn’t move on from the gospel; he moves deeper into the gospel.

Gospel-Centrality: A Warning and a Recommendation

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

Don’t let your gospel-centrality become gospel reductionism.

What is Corporate Worship For?

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

What do you think corporate worship is for? What’s the goal of local churches’ weekly assemblies? “Um, worship?” That seems like an obvious answer. And it’s more than a little … keep reading…

Don’t Assume the Bible Is Silent about the Church

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

Have you ever assumed something that turned out to be wrong? I sure have. For two years I called a good friend “Steve” only to discover that this gracious and … keep reading…

Church Discipline Is Not a Dirty Chore

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

For some reason, doing the dishes vexes my wife. I think the process feels futile to her: there’s always something else getting dirty, something more that needs to be put … keep reading…

’Tis Not in Mortals to Command Success

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

Few passions are as deeply rooted in human nature—and especially in the hearts of pastors—as the drive to succeed. Its objects and venues vary, but the desire is universal. On … keep reading…

How Congregations with Authority Submit to Elders

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

If the congregation as a whole is the final court of appeal, what does it mean for a church to submit to its leaders?

Book Review: The Crucified King, by Jeremy Treat

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology: Guardian and Guide of the Church | 08.20.2014

The heart of the book is summed up in Augustine’s saying, “He endured death as a lamb; he devoured it as a lion.”