Jonathan Leeman

Discipling in the Church

September—October 2012
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Mercy Ministry in the Church

July—August 2012
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Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

The Power and Importance of Polity

By H. Powell, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.31.2012

Jonathan Leeman asks Hunter Powell and Mark Dever about authority in the church. What authority does the congregation have? What about the elders? And what did the congregationalists at the Westminster Assembly have to say about it?

The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion

March—April 2012
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The Underestimated Pastoral Power of a Proper Doctrine of Conversion

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion | 02.29.2012

What is your task? It’s reminding them that they are Christians.

The Corporate Component of Conversion

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion | 02.29.2012

The corporate element of conversion must not come first, lest we lose the whole thing. But it must come.

Don’t Be Too Cool for Sunday School

January—February 2012
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Whatever the Model, Don’t Be Afraid to Teach

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Don't Be Too Cool for Sunday School | 12.19.2011

Both Sunday school as an event or Sunday school as a group can work. But recognize the shortcomings of either approach and work to supplement them.

Revitalize: Why We Must Reclaim Dying Churches—and How

November—December 2011
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The Pastor and his Staff, Part 2

September—October 2011
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The Pastor and his Staff, Part 1

July—August 2011
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Twelve Reasons Why Membership Matters

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Church Membership: Holding the Body Together | 04.28.2011

The Christian life in the New Testament is church life. Christians today should expect and desire the same.

Church Membership: Holding the Body Together

May—June 2011
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Church and Parachurch: Friends or Foes?

March—April 2011
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How Church Discipline Will Save the Parachurch

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Church and Parachurch: Friends or Foes? | 03.01.2011

Jesus authorized only one institution on earth to clean the kingdom gutters and unclog its pipes—the local church.