J. D. Greear

More Christian Than American

By J. D. Greear | 9Marks Journal: Church Life: Our True Political Witness | 04.17.2018

We serve America best when we don’t serve her first.

Is the Future of Church Planting Bi-Vocational?

By J. D. Greear, M. McDaniel | 08.22.2014

So is bi-vocational “the future” of planting? The answer is yes, and no.

Christianity around the World

By D. Akin, J. D. Greear, J. Folmar, M. Dever, P. Williams, T. Anyabwile | 10.24.2013

Prosperity gospel, persecution, changing cultural tides, a rising generation of convictional pastors, and more in this roundtable discussion on the church in America and abroad.

What Makes Work “Christian”?

By J. D. Greear | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Christians for the Workplace | 03.08.2013

Scripture teaches us how to serve God through our work, not just after work. Here are five features of what that looks like.

Adopting a School

By J. D. Greear | 9Marks Journal: Mercy Ministry in the Church | 06.27.2012

Here’s how the Summit Church learned to love their neighbors, and what that did for their witness to their community.

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?

Five Factors that Brought Life to a Dying Church

By J. D. Greear | 9Marks Journal: Revitalize: Why We Must Reclaim Dying Churches—and How | 10.27.2011

Only God brings life to dead things. But here are some lessons I learned that I believe contributed to our church’s revitalization.

Book Review: Radical Together, by David Platt

Review by J. D. Greear | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and his Staff, Part 2 | 08.29.2011

All in all, this book represents what I believe to be God’s gracious work of calling his church back to the simple and revolutionary power of the gospel.

Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum on Corporate Witness

By A. Mohler, J. D. Greear, J. Folmar, P. Newton, T. Anyabwile | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Mission | 03.01.2010

Our churches can give the gospel a black eye, or they can be used by the Holy Spirit with magnetic effect to draw people to Jesus.

A Pastor Defends His Multi-Site Church

By J. D. Greear | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 02.25.2010

Here is why we enthusiastically embrace the multi-site strategy as biblically sound, practically wise, and pastorally helpful.