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.
A pastor’s authority is real, godly, and limited according to the Bible.
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 do you serve the Lord as a church planter while broke?
9Marks, the North American Mission Board, and Send partnered together for a one-day conference on church revitalization in Washington, DC.
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.
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
Praying without preparation should be as natural to us as sharing the gospel with someone. It is simply what we do as Christians.
There are few responses to hurting more hurtful than silence.
To make the sending aspect of the church her essence is reductionistic.