J. Mack Stiles
Episode 1: On the Reasons We Started Missions TalkBy J. Mack Stiles, J. Leeman, M. Dever, R. Robertson | 09.28.2022
In this inaugural episode of Missions Talk, Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever chat with Mack Stiles and Ryan Robertson about why conversations about ecclesiology are so necessary in the missions world.
Book Review: Before You Share Your Faith, by Matt SmethurstReview 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 ForBy 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 ChurchBy 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 CorinthiansBy 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 ContextBy 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 CultureBy 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.
EvangelismBy 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 GospelBy 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.