Biblical and Systematic Confusion Yields Gospel DelusionsBy Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology | 03.01.2010
I don’t think it’s individualistic, overly cerebral, or beholden to Western legal categories for me to want to know what you think about God.
A Meal Says More than You ThinkBy Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Hospitality & Friendship | 03.01.2010
If someone said to me, “How will God glorify himself through Christ?” I am not sure “the hospitality of God’s people” would make my list.
Book Review: Walking Together: A Congregational Reflection on Biblical Church Discipline, by Wyman RichardsonReview by Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline (Part 2) | 03.01.2010
Can a pastor use this book for training his fellow church leaders, assuming that not all church leaders are not pastorally and theologically sensible? It gets an easy “yes.”
The Alternative: Why Don’t We Plant?By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 02.26.2010
Christianity, by which I mean church membership, is a participatory sport, not a spectator sport.
Love Your Church More than its HealthBy Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Young Pastors | 02.26.2010
If you love your children, you want them to be healthy. But if you love your children, you love them whether they are healthy or not.
Starting the Conversation with Earth, Wind, and FireBy J. Leeman, T. Anyabwile | 9Marks Journal: Race and Ethnicity | 02.26.2010
A conversation with Jonathan and Thabiti.
Let’s Just Admit It: Church Discipline Is a Tough SubjectBy Jonathan Leeman | 02.26.2010
Church discipline is tough because it feels like the opposite of salvation. It feels like anti-salvation.
The Preemptive Resignation—A Get Out of Jail Free Card?By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline: Medicine for the Body | 02.25.2010
Ending one’s membership in a church requires the consent of both parties. We join a church by the consent of the church, and we leave a church by the consent of the church.
Contextualizing the Gospel in an Egalitarian WorldBy Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.25.2010
A pastor should know his congregation, and a Christian should know his non-Christian friend, so they both can exercise wisdom and sensitivity in communicating the gospel.
How God’s Wrath Equals and Reveals God’s WorthBy Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: The Gospel | 02.25.2010
Wrath and worth are perfectly matched together. The former takes the measure of the latter and expresses itself accordingly. One is as precious as the other.
The Surprising Offense of God’s Love: Church Membership (with Jonathan Leeman and John Folmar)By J. Folmar, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.01.2010
Mark Dever hosts a roundtable with Jonathan Leeman and John Folmar to discuss God’s love and church membership and Leeman’s new book which considers their connection.