Bobby Jamieson

Book Review: Preaching: A Biblical Theology, by Jason Meyer

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Prosperity Gospel | 01.03.2014

My impression is that much—most?—of what goes by the name of expository preaching isn’t actually expository preaching.

Why New Testament Polity Is Prescriptive

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Is Scripture Enough? | 07.16.2013

Does the Bible tell us how to structure our churches? Yes.

Book Review: Imitating God in Christ: Recapturing a Biblical Pattern, by Jason Hood

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Is Scripture Enough? | 07.10.2013

“What Would Jesus Do?” is a slogan young Reformed types love to hate. But what if it’s a question more of us should be asking?

Testing the Glue that Binds Churches Together

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Church and Churches | 05.10.2013

In an allegedly post-denominational age, what binds churches together? Does that glue work?

Book Review: Everyday Church, by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Christians for the Workplace | 02.25.2013

This book is instructive, encouraging, and convicting. I am happy to recommend it.

Book Review: Godly Conversation: Rediscovering the Puritan Practice of Conference, by Joanne Jung

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Discipling in the Church | 08.27.2012

Would I recommend the book? Perhaps. But I’d be more likely to recommend that you simply go read the Puritans yourself.

How Can Pastors Raise Up Leaders?

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Discipling in the Church | 08.27.2012

Here are thirteen ways you can help to raise up other leaders in your congregation.

The Heart of a Disciple-Making Pastor

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Discipling in the Church | 08.27.2012

What is the essential quality of a disciple-making pastor? Rejoicing in others’ ministry.

Book Review: Dallas and the Spitfire, by Ted Kluck and Dallas Janche

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Wanted: Apostolic Pastors | 05.08.2012

By telling an extraordinary story, Dallas and the Spitfire gives hope for the ordinary.

The Great Commission Is Bigger than Your Church

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Wanted: Apostolic Pastors | 05.08.2012

The great commission is bigger than your local church. How should that shape your priorities and posture as a pastor?

Wanted: Apostolic Pastors

May—June 2012
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Book Review: Revival and Revivalism, by Iain Murray

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion | 02.29.2012

I commend it to all present and aspiring church leaders, and to any Christian who likes to ask, “How did we get here?”

Book Review: Being Conformed to Christ in Community, by Jim Samra

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Don't Be Too Cool for Sunday School | 12.19.2011

For the pastor who’s kept up his Greek and is up for a workout, Conformed to Christ in Community could be worth a read, especially if you skim strategically.

The Advantages of Curriculum

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Don't Be Too Cool for Sunday School | 12.19.2011

Using theologically trustworthy curriculum is a great way to free up your and other church leaders’ time while still delivering solid supplemental teaching every week.

Why You Want Sunday School

By B. Jamieson, J. Pennington | 9Marks Journal: Don't Be Too Cool for Sunday School | 12.19.2011

The bottom line here is, if not Sunday School, then where? If you don’t have Sunday school, where are you going to teach people how to study the Bible?