Jonathan Leeman

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.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

The Power of God’s Word

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, S. Linne | 01.31.2011

Mark Dever asks Jonathan Leeman and Shai Linne about the unique power of God’s Word in giving life to the church.

Book Review: When the Word Leads Your Pastoral Search, by Chris Brauns

Review by Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Pastoral Moves | 01.21.2011

If you’re in between pastors, do buy the book and give it to your church leaders.

Pastoral Moves

January—February 2011
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Tips for an Interim Pastor

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Pastoral Moves | 12.20.2010

Above all else, interim pastors should do these two things: preach the Word and love the people.

Book Review: Natural Law and the Two Kingdoms, by David VanDrunen

Review by Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Book Reviews on the Mission of the Church | 10.28.2010

This book provides the transcript for 2000 years of conversation about natural law and the doctrine of the two kingdoms.

Book Review: Generous Justice, by Tim Keller

Review by Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Book Reviews on the Mission of the Church | 10.26.2010

Some people on the transformationalist side of the spectrum should read this to have their theology corrected. For myself, I needed a heart correction.

Book Reviews on the Mission of the Church

November—December 2010
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Book review: Baptism—Three Views

Review by Jonathan Leeman | 10.23.2010

I was convinced of the believers’ baptism picking up the book, and I remain convinced of it setting it down, maybe even more so.

Theological Critique of Multi-Site: What Exactly Is a “Church”?

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 09.30.2010

What’s the difference between a church and three Christian friends throwing Frisbee at the local park?