Brian Davis

Must every Christian be a member of a local church?

By Brian Davis | 11.01.2017

It’s completely foreign to the Bible for a Christian not to want to be a part of a local church.

How can church planters and pastors get ministry done when they don’t have a lot of money?

By Brian Davis | 09.05.2017

Biblically speaking, most ministry is free.

Caring for God’s Flock

By Brian Davis | 08.04.2017

Panel #3

By B. Davis, M. Dever, T. Anyabwile, T. Lee | 08.03.2017

First Five Years is a 9Marks Conference meant to encourage and instruct new pastors. Check out the videos from First Five Years 2017 on our website, or listen to the messages on iTunes.

Panel #2

By B. Davis, J. Yong, M. Dever, T. Anyabwile | 08.03.2017

First Five Years is a 9Marks Conference meant to encourage and instruct new pastors. Check out the videos from First Five Years 2017 on our website, or listen to the messages on iTunes.

What kind of authority do pastors have?

By Brian Davis | 08.03.2017

A pastor’s authority is real, godly, and limited according to the Bible.

VIDEO: How hard should a church work to reflect its surrounding neighborhood?

By Brian Davis | 07.04.2017

It’s our job to sow—and God’s to convert. Churches should be careful not to require of themselves what they cannot produce.

How to Do Ministry When You Don’t Have Money

By Brian Davis | 9Marks Journal: Church Mergers and Plants | 06.20.2017

How do you serve the Lord as a church planter while broke?

Session 7 – How do you do stuff when you don’t have money? – Brian Davis

By Brian Davis | 11.23.2016

9Marks, the North American Mission Board, and Send partnered together for a one-day conference on church revitalization in Washington, DC.

How Scripture’s Authority Shapes What We Do On Sunday Morning

By Brian Davis | 9Marks Journal: Authority: God's Good and Dangerous Gift | 09.28.2016

How do we decide what to do when we gather together on Sundays? Well, quite simply, we don’t decide. God does—and God has.

The Recent Shootings and What to Say This Sunday

By Brian Davis | 07.08.2016

Your people need to know how the gospel applies to both the Alton Sterling and Philando Castile situations and the long dark tradition of racial injustice, as well as how it applies to retaliatory violence

How to Keep Your Spontaneous Prayers from Sounding Aimless and Shallow

By Brian Davis | 9Marks Journal: The Church Praying | 06.21.2016

Praying without preparation should be as natural to us as sharing the gospel with someone. It is simply what we do as Christians.

How Do We Respond to Cultural Crises Over Race?

By Brian Davis | 9Marks Journal: Multi-Ethnic Churches | 09.25.2015

There are few responses to hurting more hurtful than silence.

Book Review: The Missional Quest, by Lance Ford & Brad Brisco

Review by Brian Davis | 09.29.2014

To make the sending aspect of the church her essence is reductionistic.