Mark Dever

How My Mind Has Changed – the Centrality of the Congregation

By Mark Dever | 02.26.2010

Love is largely local. And the local congregation, then, is the place which claims to display this love for all the world to see.

What I Can and Cannot Live With as a Pastor

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Young Pastors | 02.26.2010

Something can be true, yet we can decide as pastors that our congregations are not ready to act tomorrow in a way they might be ready to act in a year.

Raising Up Pastors Is the Church’s Work

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.26.2010

Seminaries are not made to make pastors. Churches make pastors.

How Do Pastors Raise Up Pastors?

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.26.2010

Future pastors aren’t built in a day.

On the Use and Importance of Corporate Prayer

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.26.2010

Corporate prayer begins to take out the individualistic assumption that Christianity is only about me and my relationship with God.

Prayer in the Life and Ministry of the Pastor

By Mark Dever | 02.26.2010

In times that are hard, we encourage ourselves by praying, remembering that this is ultimately God’s work.

Together for What?

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Cooperation | 02.25.2010

We are justified by faith alone, but a justifying faith produces Christians who look more and more like the God they worship.

Inerrancy of the Bible: An Annotated Bibliography

By Mark Dever | 02.25.2010

Behind the centrality of expositional preaching is the assumption of the authority and truthfulness of God’s Word.

Preach to the Ignorant, the Doubtful, and Sinners

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Preaching | 02.25.2010

I want to approach the topic of application slightly differently: not only are there different kinds of hearers, there are also different kinds of application.

“Don’t do it!!” Why You Shouldn’t Practice Church Discipline

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline: Medicine for the Body | 02.25.2010

When pastors first discover church discipline in the Bible, I often tell them: “Don’t do it . . . at least not yet.”

Why I Love the Temporariness of My Pastoral Ministry

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Young Pastors | 02.25.2010

I love thinking about the temporariness of my pastoral ministry.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

The Surprising Offense of God’s Love: Church Membership with Jonathan Leeman

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.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

The Story of Matt with Matt Chandler

By M. Dever, M. Chandler | 01.01.2010

A note from Mark Dever: “This past August, Matt shared an hour with us to talk about his ministry. In light of what has happened to Matt in recent days (cancer diagnosis), we contacted him about publishing this interview. He said he was very happy for us to present it, and that he was continuing to trust in God for the future. As you listen to this interview, thank God for our brother and pray for him.”

 

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Pastoral Ministry and Training with Phillip Jensen

By M. Dever, P. Jensen | 12.01.2009

Phillip Jensen attacks evangelical assumptions about ministry training, spiritual gifts, and more.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Inspiring Lives with Iain Murray

By I. H. Murray, M. Dever | 11.01.2009

Iain Murray, one of evangelicalism’s premier biographers, points to several luminaries from church history you might have missed.