Isaac Adams

11 Elder Chairman FAQs

By Isaac Adams | 03.23.2021

Here are 11 frequently asked questions for elder chairmen.

20 Tweet-sized Lessons for the Chairman of the Elders

By Isaac Adams | 03.22.2021

While an elders meeting isn’t a worship service, I pray these lessons will help your elders do all things “decently and in order” (1 Corinthians 14:40).

On Chairing an Elders Meeting (with Isaac Adams & Ken Barbic) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 158

By I. Adams, J. Leeman, K. Barbic, M. Dever | 02.02.2021

What is an elder chairman? What do they do? Why is it a helpful role?

Cultivating Culture of Evangelism Pastors Talk podcast 9marks

Why People in Your Church Don’t Evangelize — And One Really Important Thing to Do About It

By Isaac Adams | 05.06.2020

Pastor, when it comes to helping your people in their evangelism, patiently and faithfully encourage them!

Pastors Talk podcast On Training Young Preachers (with Isaac Adams)

Episode 116: On Training Young Preachers (with Isaac Adams)

By I. Adams, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.25.2020

One of the best ways to raise up the next generation of preachers is to give unproven guys opportunities. In this episode, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Isaac Adams about training young preachers.

Episode 97: On Celebrating Pastoral Anniversaries (with Isaac Adams)

By I. Adams, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 09.24.2019

In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark and Isaac Adams—who presided over Mark’s 25th anniversary celebration—about how to celebrate pastoral anniversaries.

Pastors' Talk Episode 83 - On Evangelism

Episode 83: On Overcoming Fear in Personal Evangelism (with Isaac Adams)

By I. Adams, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.16.2019

As Christians, we know we should share the gospel, but many of us feel discouraged—either about our lack of evangelism, or the lack of fruit from our evangelism. What can we do about this? Where can we lousy evangelists find hope?

Evangelism Workshop 2019

Evangelism Workshop – Part 4 | Now What? Follow Up, Methods, Resources

By Isaac Adams | 02.25.2019

Parts 1-4 available here: Download the manuscript in PDF.

More Christian than Black or White

By Isaac Adams | 9Marks Journal: Church Life: Our True Political Witness | 04.17.2018

Phrases like “I’m more Christian than black or white” are gloriously true, but they’re often wielded in white culture to enable and encourage colorblindness.

Race, Political Partisanship, and the Unity of the Church

By C. Woods, I. Adams, J. Leeman, K. DeYoung, R. D. Moore | 04.13.2017

A workshop from TGC’s 2017 national conference.

Participants: Jonathan Leeman, Isaac Adams, Curtis Woods, Russell Moore, Kevin DeYoung

Race, Grace, and the Church

By I. Adams, J. Leeman | 07.22.2016

Here’s everything I’ve learned about the race conversation in a nutshell: it has to start by building friendships across racial lines with other members of my church.

Why White Churches Are Hard for Black People

By Isaac Adams | 9Marks Journal: Multi-Ethnic Churches | 09.25.2015

These aren’t true for every white church or for every black person, but the hope is that they lead to graceful and authentic conversation, to prayer, to action, and to joy in our Lord.

Don’t Be Color-Blind at Church

By Isaac Adams | 9Marks Journal: Multi-Ethnic Churches | 09.25.2015

Christians should be both colorblind and color-conscious. Why? Because that’s what God is like.

They Excommunicated My Dad!

By Isaac Adams | 08.26.2014

God used my dad’s excommunication for good. I hope this testimony shows that.

Book Review: Effective Staffing for Vital Churches, by Bill Easum and Bill Tenny-Brittian

Review by Isaac Adams | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology: Guardian and Guide of the Church | 08.20.2014

This book’s principles are driven more by man’s intuition and tactics than the principles described in God’s Word.

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