Hiring and FiringBy Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022
Managing a church staff in wisdom is necessary for a joyful ministry.
9 Suggestions for Better Members’ MeetingsBy Brad Wheeler | 10.28.2019
Do member’s meetings always have to end in bitterness and bickering? I don’t think so. Here are nine suggestions to help set members’ meetings on the right track.
Mailbag #77: How Much Agreement with a Statement of Faith Should Be Required for Membership?By Brad Wheeler | 03.08.2019
A man who was baptized as a believer wants to join our credobaptist church, though he is paedobaptistic and cannot affirm the church’s statement of faith on believer’s baptism. Should the elders of the church recommend this man to the church for membership?
Episode 69: On Pastoral Calling (with Brad Wheeler)By B. Wheeler, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 12.18.2018
How does a man discern whether he ought to pursue pastoral ministry?
Define the WeBy Brad Wheeler | 10.30.2018
A talk given at NAMB & 9Marks Church Planting & Revitalization conference 2018.
Does Pornography Use Ever Justify Church Discipline?By Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Pornography | 10.30.2018
At what point, if ever, does a persistent pattern of pornography warrant church discipline?
Good and Bad Excuses Not to Practice Church DisciplineBy Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline: Medicine for the Body | 01.09.2018
What are some good and bad excuses not to practice church discipline?
How should churches help other churches in their communities?By Brad Wheeler | 10.11.2017
Churches should cooperate, not compete.
What’s the best advice you’ve received about pastoral ministry?By Brad Wheeler | 08.31.2017
Pastor, resist the temptation to love the church that’s ahead of you rather than the one that’s before you right now.
Why should we prioritize expositional preaching?By Brad Wheeler | 07.25.2017
As preachers, we have to remind people that the Bible is primarily a book about God before it’s a book about us.
Church Mergers and Tolerable IrregularitiesBy Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: Church Mergers and Plants | 06.20.2017
When should two churches merge despite the differences—and when should they stay separate precisely because of their differences?
4 Reasons You Should Add a Regular Prayer Service to Your Church CalendarBy Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: The Church Praying | 06.21.2016
If you could add one thing to your church calendar, what would it be? Have you considered adding a regular prayer service?
On the Thorny Matter of Signatures and AssentBy Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: Confessions, Covenants, and Constitutions: How to Organize Your Church | 03.14.2016
Should we risk agitating people by asking them to formally sign something? And what if someone wants to join, but is unsure of a doctrinal matter? Is submission enough, or is agreement necessary?
Why Preaching?By Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: Expositional Preaching | 06.16.2015
Other forms of communication seem more immediately effective. Must we make preaching central to a church’s gathering?
Am I Called to Ministry?By Brad Wheeler
4 Steps for Testing the “Call” to Ministry Many new believers have questions about what it means to live as a Christian in the context of a local church, and … keep reading…