Bobby Jamieson

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?

Book Review: Renovation of the Church, by Kent Carlson and Mike Luken

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Revitalize: Why We Must Reclaim Dying Churches—and How | 10.28.2011

This book tells the story of how and why the authors turned a seemingly thriving seeker church into a church in which forming mature disciples of Jesus is the central concern.

The Bible’s Burden for Church Revitalization

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

Like Paul, we should have a burden to revitalize churches that are in various stages of sickness. And we’ve got no shortage of those churches, especially in America.

Book Review: Heralds of the King: Christ-Centered Sermons in the Tradition of Edmund P. Clowney, ed. by Dennis Johnson

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and his Staff, Part 2 | 08.29.2011

This book is a fitting tribute to a man whose writing, teaching, preaching, and personal example have helped a good many pastors to preach Christ from all of Scripture.

Book Review: Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs, by Bill Hybels

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and his Staff, Part 2 | 08.29.2011

Along with much biblical wisdom and good sense, there are a number of assumptions and values in this book that don’t square very well with Scripture.

Book Review: The Gift of Church, by Jim Samra

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and his Staff, Part 1 | 06.28.2011

Pastors, active church members, and church skeptics alike will be well served by this loving reminder of the centrality of the local church in the Christian life.

Book Review: MissionShift, ed. by David Hesselgrave and Ed Stetzer

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and his Staff, Part 1 | 06.28.2011

The great strength of this volume is that it serves as a fairly accessible introduction to a number of critical issues in contemporary evangelical missiology.