Mark Vroegop

Meaningful Membership in a Mega-Church

Meaningful Membership in a Mega-Church

By Mark Vroegop | 9Marks Journal: Church Membership: Following the Lord Together | 05.07.2019

Size shouldn’t be an excuse for neglecting membership.

3 Reasons We Ought to Corporately Lament

By Mark Vroegop | 04.08.2019

Corporate lament is a unique voice that empathizes, models, and unites a body, especially when tension fills the room.

Pastors' Talk podcast episode on lament

Episode 81: On the Christian Practice of Lament (with Mark Vroegop)

By J. Leeman, M. Vroegop | 03.26.2019

Lament is a “prayer in pain that leads to trust.”

Rediscovering the Language of Lament

By Mark Vroegop | 12.06.2018

Lament is a language the church needs to rediscover because life is hard, the gospel is beautiful, and the church must be a place that understands what we should do with our pain.

5 Reasons You Should Preach Through Lamentations

By Mark Vroegop | 11.09.2018

When you’re preaching through the Bible, don’t neglect Lamentations.

Civil Rights Vision Trip: One Church’s Story

By Mark Vroegop | 10.22.2018

A few weeks ago, I led 50 leaders from our church on what we called a Civil Rights Vision Trip. Here’s what we learned.

How My Mega-Church Hasn’t Burnt Me Out

By Mark Vroegop | 9Marks Journal: Pastoral Burnout: Its Causes & Cures | 07.17.2018

I’ve been leading a mega-church for over a decade. While it’s not always easy, it hasn’t killed me. It hasn’t burnt me out—at least not yet.

Too Big to Discipline? How a Mega-Church Practices Matthew 18

By Mark Vroegop | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline: Medicine for the Body | 01.09.2018

When it comes to church discipline, there’s a familiar refrain: “The mega-church is just too big to discipline.” But does it have to be this way?

Mark Vroegop – Session 2 – 9Marks at Southeastern Conference

By Mark Vroegop | 10.28.2016

Mark Vroegop’s session at the 9Marks at Southeastern Conference, which aims to equip church leaders with a biblical vision and practical resources for displaying God’s glory to the nations through healthy churches. http://www.9marksse.org

Two Pastors Who Chose To Renovate not Rewrite Their Constitutions

By C. Hill, M. Vroegop | 9Marks Journal: Confessions, Covenants, and Constitutions: How to Organize Your Church | 03.29.2016

Don’t give up on that old constitution just yet. Consider renovating it first.

Is Your Preaching Tone Deaf?

By Mark Vroegop | 9Marks Journal: Expositional Preaching | 06.18.2015

Faithfulness is not just saying the right words. It’s saying them like Scripture says them.