J. Mack Stiles

Book Review: Before You Share Your Faith, by Matt Smethurst

Review by J. Mack Stiles | 07.29.2022

Matt Smethurst consistently draws from Scripture throughout “Before You Share Your Faith” and calls us to more than an evangelistic method, but a lifestyle.

On Church-Centered Missions vs Movement-Driven Missions (Pastors Talk, Ep. 183)

By A. Sequeira, B. Buser, J. Mack Stiles, J. Leeman, S. Logsdon | 10.12.2021

Jonathan Leeman chats with Mack Stiles, Brooks Buser, Scott Logsdon, and Aubrey Sequeira about two diverging approaches to the obeying the Great Commission.

The Gospel Is Worth Dying For

By J. Mack Stiles | 05.13.2021

Mack Stiles, a former pastor in the Middle East, offers counsel to persecuted Christians.

Forum: Perspectives on Heaven from the Persecuted Church

By J. Mack Stiles, J. Folmar | 9Marks Journal: Heaven: Rejoicing in Future Glory | 12.22.2020

We asked pastors around the world this question: “How have you encouraged Christians experiencing significant persecution with the hope of heaven?”

4 Reasons You Should Preach through 1 Corinthians

By J. Mack Stiles | 11.18.2019

Let me give you four reasons why it’s worth it to preach through 1 Corinthians.

The Value of Expositional Preaching in an International Context

The Value of Expositional Preaching in an International Context

By J. Mack Stiles | 07.11.2019

When Mack Stiles became the pastor of a church in Iraq, he decided to preach through the entire book of 1 Corinthians. Here, he explains the value of expositional preaching in an international context.

Expositional Preaching in a Non Literate Culture

Expositional Preaching in a Non-Literate Culture

By J. Mack Stiles | 04.10.2019

Does expositional preaching work in a non-literate culture? It not only works, says Mack Stiles, it’s critical in such a culture.

Evangelism

By J. Mack Stiles

How the Whole Church Speaks of Jesus Evangelism is more than a program. In Evangelism, author J. Mack Stiles casts a biblical picture where evangelism is simply part of the … keep reading…

Stop Trusting Methodologies, Start Preaching the Gospel

Stop Trusting Methodologies, Start Preaching the Gospel

By J. Mack Stiles | 11.29.2018

What piece of advice would Mack Stiles, a pastor in the Middle East, give to missionaries?

What is the most common temptation for a pastor building a church?

By J. Mack Stiles | 12.20.2017

Pastoral burnout happens when we think we can build a church ourselves, when we’re trusting ourselves and not the Lord.

How can a pastor cultivate the discipline of personal evangelism?

By J. Mack Stiles | 11.22.2017

How can pastors cultivate the discipline of personal evangelism?

How do you contextualize?

By J. Mack Stiles | 09.12.2017

In missions today, some people’s attempts to contextualize the gospel have had horrible effects.

What are the greatest needs in missions today?

By J. Mack Stiles | 08.15.2017

Three problems facing missions today: —a misunderstanding of the gospel —a misunderstanding of the church —a misunderstanding of the “call”

VIDEO: What’s wrong with evangelistic programs?

By J. Mack Stiles | 07.11.2017

The problem with evangelistic programs is that they often make you feel like you’ve done evangelism—when you actually haven’t.

Personal Evangelism for the Church Planter and the Church Plant

By J. Mack Stiles | 9Marks Journal: Church Mergers and Plants | 06.20.2017

If evangelism is to be woven into the fabric of the life of a new church plant and its pastor, it takes some thought and planning.

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