Shai Linne

Yes, Singing Really Does Change People

By Shai Linne | 9Marks Journal: The Ordinary Means of Grace—Or, Don’t Do Weird Stuff | 07.26.2021

When I was converted to Christianity as an adult over twenty years ago, I vividly recall my first Sunday at my mother’s church.

9Marks at Southeastern 2019

Prayer – Shai Linne | Session 4

By Shai Linne | 09.17.2019

A talk from 9Marks at Southeastern conference. View the list of talks here.

“I Was Burnt Out—And I Stepped Away”

By Shai Linne | 9Marks Journal: Pastoral Burnout: Its Causes & Cures | 07.17.2018

I was an unhappy pastor.

Authority and Its Abuse

By Shai Linne | 9Marks Journal: Authority: God's Good and Dangerous Gift | 09.30.2016

The greater the degree of authority, the greater the pain inflicted when it is abused. If it’s devastating in the world, how much more so in the church of Jesus Christ?

Abusive Authority: What it is & How to Avoid it

By Shai Linne | 08.17.2016

Shai Linne’s session during the First 5 Years conference in Fort Worth, TX. For more about 9Marks conferences and ministry, please visit

First Five Years 2015

By B. Jamieson, E. Aponte, G. Kell, J. Yong, J. Onwuchekwa, J. Worsley, K. Mbugua, M. Dever, P. Harshit, S. Linne, T. Lee | 04.20.2015

First Five Years was a 9Marks Conference to encourage and instruct new pastors. If you are new in your ministry—perhaps in preparation, or in the first years of a church plant, or in your first church, or just beginning your pastorate in a new place—this conference is meant to equip you.

Concepts of Conversion in the Inner City

By Shai Linne | 9Marks Journal: The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion | 03.05.2012

Christianity is often seen as either “grandmom’s religion” or something for drug addicts and the incarcerated when they hit rock bottom.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

The Power of God’s Word

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, S. Linne | 01.31.2011

Mark Dever asks Jonathan Leeman and Shai Linne about the unique power of God’s Word in giving life to the church.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Christian Rap (with Shai Linne and Voice)

By C. "Voice" Allen, M. Dever, S. Linne | 10.01.2009

Are “Christian” and “rap” mutually exclusive? Hardly. Shai Linne and Voice explain hip hop culture, rap music’s potential for the gospel, and why rap can’t replace preaching.