Seven Ways to Build a Culture of Spiritual ConversationBy 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 RecommendationBy 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 ChurchBy 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 ChoreBy 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 SuccessBy 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 EldersBy 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 TreatReview 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.”
Biblical Theology and Corporate WorshipBy Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology: Guardian and Guide of the Church | 08.20.2014
Do Old Testament patterns of worship apply to new covenant church gatherings?
Biblical Theology and ShepherdingBy Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology: Guardian and Guide of the Church | 08.20.2014
How do you know what a pastor’s fundamental role is? Look to Scripture’s story of shepherding.
Stylized Soundtracks and Sunday MorningBy Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: The Church Singing | 04.23.2014
For many, music is a stylized soundtrack to life. But when you come to church, leave your preferences at the door.
Book Review: Taking God at His Word, by Kevin DeYoungReview by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology: Guardian and Guide of the Church | 04.07.2014
My faith was nourished and deepened by reading this book. Yours will be too.
Book Review: Reading for Preaching, by Cornelius Plantinga, Jr.Review by Bobby Jamieson | 03.11.2014
I can think of few more homiletically helpful hobbies than keeping company with the likes of Shakespeare and Steinbeck.
Book Review: Preaching: A Biblical Theology, by Jason MeyerReview 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.