Christian, what do you have that you didn’t receive? Everything good you have, God says he gave you (1 Cor. 4:7). So why do you boast like you didn’t receive it from him?
Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Brian Davis about how COVID-19 ought to push us all to humble ourselves under God’s mighty hand.
A talk delivered at the 9Marks at Midwestern conference.
One of the most common phrases in recent years is “gospel-centered.” But what does it phrase actually mean?
Episode 102: On Helping Church Members with Spiritual Disciplines (with Brian Davis & John Onwuchekwa)By B. Davis, J. Onwuchekwa, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 10.29.2019
Pastors want their people to pray and read the Bible. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with three pastors about how to encourage members toward spiritual disciplines by grace and not guilt.
A talk from 9Marks at Southeastern conference. View the list of talks here. Youtube Download MP3
One way for pastors to pay attention to all the flock is to commit themselves to the practice of pastoral visits—that is, systematically ensuring that elders spend personal time with every member.
Belonging before believing is usually a bad idea because it tries to turn the body of Christ into a kind of Frankenstein, attaching dead parts to what’s meant to be fully alive.
What’s the difference between a church plant and a church? Is it best to start a church with a team of pastors rather than a solo pastor?
The existence of an eternal Hell is not a character flaw of God. It “amens” his glory because in Hell, we see sin for the horrid, blasphemous folly that it truly is.
A talk given at NAMB & 9Marks Church Planting & Revitalization conference 2018.
Our cultural engagement should always advertise our true hope. Just as we are not of this world, our hope is not of this world—nor is it dependent on this world’s acceptance.
It’s completely foreign to the Bible for a Christian not to want to be a part of a local church.