Brad Wheeler

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 Irregularities

By 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 Calendar

By 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 Assent

By 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?

One of the Dirtiest Words Today: C——–n

By Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology | 03.01.2010

My analogy didn’t have the intended effect, or perhaps it did, for he quickly retorted, “You’re not actually trying to convert people, are you?”

God Helps Those Who Help Themselves?

By Brad Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: Living As a Church | 02.25.2010

Salvation is of grace, from beginning to end.

9 Suggestions for Better Members’ Meetings

By Brad Wheeler | 02.24.2009

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.