Before churches in northern Pakistan can thrive, they must have a clear understanding of conversion.
The greatest blessing of the Korean church is also its greatest challenge: numerical success.
One of our hopes for this Journal is that it will spur you on in prayer for our brothers and sisters around the globe. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of prayer requests from our contributors.
Here is the story of one church in one of the least reached corners of the world slowly and waveringly growing into maturity by the grace of God.
Through the faithfulness of Christian doctors a generation ago, God gave churches favor in the eyes of the rulers of a nation in the heart of the Middle East. Through the recovery of one church, now many healthy churches are springing up in this desert country.
20 years ago, Rosaria Butterfield was a tenured English professor, an activist, and a lesbian. Now, she’s a pastor’s wife, a mom, and a Christian. What happened?
On October 30, 1991—25 years ago this Sunday—Mark Dever wrote a letter to a church in Massachusetts. They needed a new pastor and wanted to know what they should be looking for. Mark responded with a list of nine must-haves—a list that has since become known as “nine marks of a healthy church.”
When we genuinely embrace the conviction of our need for the Spirit, we give ourselves to the work of prayer and the work of preaching.
Wright majors on the skills one must develop to perform acts of holiness, but misses the relational heart of Christian obedience.
This book is an instant classic—historical theology at its best.
A good confession of faith builds a protective doctrinal house around a precious center: the gospel.
If the thesis of this book is true, then it is entirely possible that the work of 9Marks and other church-strengthening organizations is in vain.
1. Baptism identifies us with Christ. 2. Baptism doesn’t save; it announces salvation. 3. Baptism is an individual announcement. 4. Baptism is also a church announcement. 5. Baptism follows belief.
There’s a push in evangelical circles to understand justification. This is good. But let’s make sure we haven’t neglected sanctification.
Your doctrine of conversion will push or drive—like an engine—your ministerial practices in this direction or that.