Patrick Schreiner

Political Life Begins in the Church

By Patrick Schreiner | 04.19.2023

The local church is the political rallying point for all of God’s people. We all occupy different stations, but we are all politicians.

The Body of Christ as a Self-Fulfilling Metaphor

By Patrick Schreiner | 07.02.2015

When the Scriptures speak in metaphors they are both describing and creating in the people of God how to think and act.

Book Review: Encouragement for Today’s Pastors: Help from the Puritans, by Joel Beeke and Terry Slachter

Review by Patrick Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Is Scripture Enough? | 06.25.2013

A troubled or discouraged pastor can certainly be enlivened by attending to these “sweet droppers.”

Book Review: God in the Dark, by Os Guinness

Review by Patrick Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.02.2010

Guinness has done the church a favor by taking a thoughtful and serious look at doubt and providing biblical answers to tough questions.

Book Review: Crazy Love, by Francis Chan

Review by Patrick Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline (Part 1) | 03.02.2010

This book is a useful prod for anyone who treats Christianity as if it only means intellectually assenting to a set of facts, but not something that changes your life.