Jonathan Leeman

The Church Singing

May–June 2014
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My Congregation Barely Sings; How Can I Help?

My Congregation Barely Sings; How Can I Help?

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: The Church Singing | 04.23.2014

Eighteen tips on how to get your congregation singing.

Why We Sing

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: The Church Singing | 04.23.2014

The most beautiful instrument in any Christian service is the sound of the congregation singing.

The Two Paths Out of Trials

By Jonathan Leeman | 04.16.2014

There are two paths for people to take in the midst of trials. They can take the path of self-reliance or the path of trusting in God.

Prosperity Gospel

January–February 2014
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Evangelism – Part 2

November–December 2013
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Connecting Evangelism and Church

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 09.09.2013

Evangelism is both an individual and a team sport. But it’s the latter we tend to neglect. Here are theological and practical steps toward a remedy.

Evangelism – Part 1

September–October 2013
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Regulative Like Jazz

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Is Scripture Enough? | 07.16.2013

If you think the regulative principle is overly prescriptive, think of it like jazz: a little bit of structure makes room for a whole lot of improv.

The Twin Temptations of Pragmatism and Authoritarianism

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Is Scripture Enough? | 07.16.2013

Pragmatism and authoritarianism are opposite errors in a philosophy of ministry. But what’s striking is what they have in common.

Is Scripture Enough?

July–August 2013
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Church and Churches

May—June 2013
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Churches Cooperating in Discipline

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Church and Churches | 05.10.2013

No, most churches don’t cooperate in church discipline. Yes, they probably should. And imagine what would happen to Christian nominalism if they did.

A Church and Churches: Integration

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Church and Churches | 05.10.2013

Local churches have the same Christ, same confession, and same commission. Here are ten practical implications of these connections.

A Church and Churches: Independence

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Church and Churches | 05.10.2013

To understand how local churches relate to each other we first need to ask, who holds the keys?