Peter Hess

Why Does a Pastor Being “Above Reproach” Matter?

By Peter Hess | 9Marks Journal: Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism | 06.14.2022

In the church of Jesus Christ, character matters for leadership. No character, no qualification to lead.

Nine Lessons for Pastors Facing Leadership Conflict

By Peter Hess | 05.08.2017

Two years into our church plant, we faced our first major crisis. Here are nine takeaway lessons on dealing with church conflict.

Book Review: The Creedal Imperative, by Carl Trueman

Review by Peter Hess | 9Marks Journal: Church and Churches | 03.22.2013

Trueman demonstrates both the value of creeds and confessions for the life of the local church and the serious consequences that follow if we refuse to make our doctrinal beliefs explicit in writing.