Greg Gilbert

Thinking Humbly About Changing the World

By Greg Gilbert | 06.11.2014

I read James Davison Hunter’s book To Change the World several weeks ago. On the whole, I found it to be a really helpful contribution to the discussion about how Christians should be engaging the world around them, and what precisely they are doing—and just as important, what they are not doing—when they do so. Hunter proposes a paradigm […]

The Gospel at Work

By G. Gilbert, M. Dever, S. Traeger | 01.06.2014

Why should Christians work? How can you trust God in the workplace? How can you avoid making an idol of work and being idle in work?

Why I Pray Publicly for Other Churches

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Church and Churches | 05.10.2013

Why pray publicly for other churches? To crucify the spirit of competition, to show we’re on the same team, and to strengthen friendships.

The Curse of the Rubber Stamp

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Lay Elders: A User’s Guide—Part 2 | 01.03.2013

How can elder boards avoid the vicious cycle of lay elders feeling pressured to rubber stamp staff elders’ decisions, then resenting them, then opposing them?

Testimonies of the Underestimated Gospel

By A. Mohler, C. J. Mahaney, C. Trueman, D. Patrick, D. Platt, G. Gilbert, J. D. Greear, J. Mack Stiles, J. Purswell, J. Piper, K. DeYoung, L. Duncan, M. Dever, M. Chandler, M. Schmucker, M. Lawrence, M. McKinley, P. Williams, R. D. Moore, T. Anyabwile | 9Marks Journal: The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion | 02.29.2012

What were the human means and instruments of your conversion?

A Roadmap for Church Reform

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Revitalize: Why We Must Reclaim Dying Churches—and How | 10.27.2011

Here’s a short roadmap on the road to church reform that might help you keep your bearings as you move forward.

What is the Mission of the Church? Part 2

By G. Gilbert, K. DeYoung, M. Dever | 10.03.2011

Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert, authors of the new book What is the Mission of the Church?, examine key biblical passages on mission, the poor, and the kingdom of God.

The Case for the Senior Pastor

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and his Staff, Part 2 | 08.29.2011

There’s enough biblical evidence in the New Testament to warrant the idea of a senior or lead pastor among the pastors.

What is the Mission of the Church? Part 1

By G. Gilbert, K. DeYoung, M. Dever | 08.29.2011

In view of their new book, Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert discuss the mission of the church, social justice, and the gospel.

Book Excerpt: Is “Incarnational” the Best Way to Describe Christian Mission?

By G. Gilbert, K. DeYoung | 9Marks Journal: Book Reviews on the Mission of the Church | 11.01.2010

Is “incarnational” the best way to describe Christian mission?

Book Excerpt: Why Do Good?

By G. Gilbert, K. DeYoung | 9Marks Journal: Book Reviews on the Mission of the Church | 11.01.2010

Why do we do good works?

Book Review: To Change the World, by James Davison Hunter

Review by Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Book Reviews on the Mission of the Church | 10.27.2010

Hunter’s book is immediately relevant—and a corrective in many ways—to the current conversation going on among evangelicals

Why Hell Is Integral to the Gospel

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Hell: Remembering the Awful Reality | 08.20.2010

Why is it that when people think about hell, they always conclude that God must be at fault and not themselves?

What is the Gospel?

By C. J. Mahaney, G. Gilbert | 06.25.2010

The gospel. The cross. The kingdom. The church. Greg Gilbert and C.J. Mahaney discuss all this and more.

Book Review: Stealing Sheep, by William Chadwick

Review by Greg Gilbert | 03.05.2010

Chadwick’s book is a marvelous challenge to the widespread problem of Christian mobility.