Pastors shouldn’t be quarrelsome. But pastors must also contend for the truth. They must gently correct opponents. They must be immovable, steadfast. How do we manage all these diverse callings?
God’s Servant Must Not Be Quarrelsome: Good Pastors Know When to Pick a Fight But Prefer to Avoid ThemBy Kevin DeYoung | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020
There are fights to pick. Staying out of the fray is not always the better part of valor. But often it is.
What would you say if your little boy asked you, “Daddy, what does it mean to be a man?” or if your little girl asked, “Mommy, what does it mean to be a woman?”
How do we preach the cross without communicating some kind of rupture in the Trinity?
A workshop from TGC’s 2017 national conference.
Participants: Jonathan Leeman, Isaac Adams, Curtis Woods, Russell Moore, Kevin DeYoung
What is the Nature of Pastoral Authority? — Perspectives from a Methodist, a Presbyterian, and a BaptistBy B. Merkle, K. DeYoung, M. O'Reilly | 9Marks Journal: Authority: God's Good and Dangerous Gift | 09.26.2016
We asked three pastors from three different traditions to answer the question: What is the nature of a pastor’s authority?
One of the hardest things for any preacher to learn, especially young preachers, is to simply be yourself.
We aren’t a model church by any means, but one of the things we’ve worked on a lot over the past five years is how we do congregational care and oversight. Even though we have a lot to learn, I thought a glimpse at how we do things might help other churches out there. Obviously, […]
This has helped me. I pass it along to any young preachers out there looking for free advice. When you come to a passage there are four things you can do: illustrate, defend, explain, apply. I rearranged the order from seminary class so the four points make a convenient acronym: IDEA. Most young preachers, and probably most preachers […]
A roundtable discussion on the Great Commission, sending, calling, prayer, patience, and more with the leaders of the Cross Conference.
It’s easy (and biblical) to insist that Christians should “do something about the poor.” But how can we sort out whom we should help, and how much?
What were the human means and instruments of your conversion?
Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert, authors of the new book What is the Mission of the Church?, examine key biblical passages on mission, the poor, and the kingdom of God.
In view of their new book, Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert discuss the mission of the church, social justice, and the gospel.
I hope Dr. Plummer will consider publishing a popular level edition of the material which puts the cookies a few shelves lower and hires a graphic design team not so tied to the 1970s.