Church and Parachurch: Friends or Foes?
How Church Discipline Will Save the ParachurchBy 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.
The Power of God’s WordBy 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 BraunsReview 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.
Tips for an Interim PastorBy 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 VanDrunenReview 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 KellerReview 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
Book Review: Baptism—Three ViewsReview 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?
Hell: Remembering the Awful Reality
Book Review: Love that Rescues, by Eric BargerhuffReview by Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Hell: Remembering the Awful Reality | 08.02.2010
This book makes one point: church discipline, in spite of our expectations to the contrary, is all about God’s loving work of rescuing sinners from their sin.
Book Review: Handbook of Church Discipline, by Jay AdamsReview by Jonathan Leeman | 07.18.2010
I don’t agree with every jot and tittle, but Adams’ 1974 work remains one of the most even-handed introductions to the topic.
Book Review: The Masculine Mandate: God’s Calling to Men, by Richard PhillipsReview by Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Hell: Remembering the Awful Reality | 07.13.2010
At the risk of undermining the reader’s confidence in my objectivity, I have to admit that I have nothing negative to say about the book.