Jeramie Rinne

Elders: Raising Them Up & Keeping Them Together with Jeramie Rinne and Eric Bancroft

By E. Bancroft, J. Rinne | 04.05.2015

Where do elders come from? Is there a way to raise them up without trying to “reverse engineer” a man-made process? And once a church has elders, how can they stay unified? What does “unity” among elders even look like? Must they agree on every single thing?

Pastors’ Forum: How do you equip women in your church for ministry?

By B. Johnson, D. Furman, G. Conner, J. Rinne, J. Sanchez, M. McConnell, M. McKinley, P. Martin, R. Fullerton, T. Mercer | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism & the Local Church | 03.19.2015

How do you equip women in your church for ministry?

Pastors’ Forum: Evangelism and Discipleship in the Local Church

By A. Duty, D. Furman, E. Bancroft, J. Rinne, J. Smuts, J. Worsley, K. Hsu, M. Hoskinson, N. Knight | 09.03.2014

How can a pastor encouarge evangelism and discipleship in the life of the local church?

Should Elders Ever Walk Away?

By J. Rinne, J. Leeman, M. McKinley | 08.22.2014

In a pastoral counseling or shepherding situation, when do you say, “I have nothing else to give,” and move on?

Biblical Theology and Gospel Proclamation

By Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology: Guardian and Guide of the Church | 08.20.2014

Four biblical strategies to get from any text to the gospel.

I Was a Pragmatist

By Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: Is Scripture Enough? | 07.16.2013

How one pastor found pragmatism exhausting and man-centered, then found a better way.

A Job Description for Lay Elders

By Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: Lay Elders: A User's Guide - Part 1 | 11.13.2012

Okay, you’re an elder. So now what are you supposed to do?

Elders—The Church’s Lead Disciple-Makers

By Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: Discipling in the Church | 08.27.2012

The goal of shepherding is the maturity of the members. Therefore, elders should be the church’s lead disciple-makers.

Book Review: The Measure of Our Success, by Shawn Lovejoy

Review by Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: Wanted: Apostolic Pastors | 05.08.2012

It pains me to write this, but perhaps the book’s greatest flaw is its use of the Bible.

Conversion and Your Church’s Architecture

By Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion | 02.29.2012

Despite our building woes, the Holy Spirit had been at work converting people through that gospel ministry. We hadn’t built it, yet they had come.

Be a Tortoise, not a Hare

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

Perhaps seminaries should offer a class in the exegesis of Aesop. Too often, pastors come to a new congregation and shoot off at a hare’s pace to turn the church around.

Dear Staff, Sincerely, the Senior Pastor

By Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and his Staff, Part 1 | 06.28.2011

The last thing any senior pastor needs is an associate playing Absalom at the gate with disgruntled members.

Senior Pastor as Servant’s Servant’s Servant

By Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and his Staff, Part 1 | 06.28.2011

It’s important to ask your own staff, “How can I serve you better as your senior pastor?”

For the Church: How Can You Support Parachurch Ministries?

By Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: Church and Parachurch: Friends or Foes? | 03.01.2011

The most vital thing we can do to help the parachurch is to foster healthy, biblical churches.

Staying to the Glory of God: One Preacher’s Death Wish

By Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: Pastoral Moves | 12.20.2010

I’m arguing that instead of asking, “Why stay long-term?” we should be asking, “Why leave?”