Pursue Friendships with Other PastorsBy PJ Tibayan | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020
If you deprive yourself of God’s gift of pastor-friends, you might find yourself increasingly isolated and discouraged.
How Can We Love Our Non-Christian Neighbors During COVID-19?By A. Ziafat, B. Johnson, J. Kurz, P. Tibayan | 05.05.2020
We asked pastors how they’d been serving their non-Christian neighbors since the pandemic disrupted regular ministry.
Five Key Texts and Pastoral ApplicationBy PJ Tibayan | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019
Here are five passages dealing with manhood and womanhood that we must teach and apply for pastoral faithfulness.
Episode 103: On Pastoring a Small Church (with PJ Tibayan & Jonathan Worsley)By J. Leeman, J. Worsley, M. Dever, P. Tibayan | 11.05.2019
Pastoring small churches comes with unique challenges. In this Pastors’ Talk episode, Jonathan Leeman, Mark Dever, PJ Tibayan, and Jonathan Worsley discuss the blessings and burdens of shepherding a small flock.
How to Conduct a Membership InterviewBy PJ Tibayan | 9Marks Journal: Church Membership: Following the Lord Together | 05.07.2019
The two-pronged goal of an interview is to (1) disciple the person, and (2) discern whether their profession of faith in Jesus is credible. You want to disciple and discern.
Mailbag #75: Does a Wife’s Alcoholism Disqualify a Deacon? . . . Should the Qualifications of a “Youth Pastor” Be Different? . . . Responding When We Feel “Pressured” to Join a ChurchBy A. Menikoff, A. Duty, P. Tibayan | 02.22.2019
Does a Wife’s Alcoholism Disqualify a Deacon? . . . Should the Qualifications of a “Youth Pastor” Be Different? . . . Responding When We Feel “Pressured” to Join a Church
Preach the Bible, Not CalvinismBy PJ Tibayan | 9Marks Journal: Ecclesiology for Calvinists | 02.05.2019
Do not aim to preach your system with its terminology. Aim to preach the Bible itself.
How to Make Your Church a Safe Space for ConfessionBy PJ Tibayan | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Pornography | 10.30.2018
Local churches ought to be the “safest space” for Christians to confess sins in general and sins tied to pornography in particular.