When You Long for Friends: A Meditation for Elders’ WivesBy Megan Hill | 04.30.2021
In your time as an elder’s wife, you will doubtless experience times of loneliness. You can take encouragement from the example of Paul that a desire for friends is a good desire.
Book Review: Truths We Can Touch, by Tim ChesterReview by Paul Alexander | 04.22.2021
Chester has provided the church with an accessible discipling tool for teaching Christians the significance of our Christian symbols which are, despite all our disagreements, truth made tangible.
Disciple OthersBy Tony Shepherd | 9Marks Journal: How to Build Up Your Church: A Guidebook for Members | 03.30.2021
You don’t need to be a disciple-making guru. You just need to be available. You don’t need to be a theologian. You just need to be a means of grace to other disciples.
Not Gathering with the Church Hurts You SpirituallyBy Jonathan Leeman | 03.05.2021
Pandemic-weary pastor, gently encourage your pandemic-weary congregation to gather as soon as they can.
In Our Discipling Relationships, Best-Sellers Are Great . . . But the Bible Is BestBy Sam Koo | 02.22.2021
Books are tremendous tools for discipling. But with so many good resources out there, we can be tempted to forget the best book on discipleship—the Bible.
Book Review: Practicing Thankfulness, by Sam CrabtreeReview by Nick Dorsey | 02.04.2021
If you, like me, want to be more faithful and thankful in your calling as a pastor, Practicing Thankfulness is a good place to start.
10 Brief Reflections on an Elder’s CharacterBy Brandon Freeman | 02.01.2021
We must realize that character isn’t only necessary for ministry; character is itself a ministry.
Book Review: Help! I’m Married to My Pastor, by Jani OrtlundReview by Jenny Manley | 01.28.2021
This book reminded me that the sacrifices of ministry are small in comparison to the great privilege it is to have a front row seat to the work the Lord is doing.
What to Do While You Drive To ChurchBy Derek Minton | 12.18.2020
How long does it take you to get to church? Here are three things to do on your way.
Book Review: Mere Discipleship, by Alister McGrathReview by Paul Alexander | 12.17.2020
Mere Discipleship is an impressive, unique, thought-provoking book with a few shortcomings.
Best Books for Pastors in 2020By Sam Emadi | 12.10.2020
We asked pastors around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2020 that helped you be a better pastor?
Book Review: A Way With Words, by Dan DarlingReview by Mark Redfern | 11.05.2020
Far from being negative toward online interaction, A Way With Words paints a noble vision for online speech.
Book Review: Growing Healthy Asian American Churches, edited by Peter Cha, S. Steve Kang, and Helen LeeReview by Geoff Chang | 09.24.2020
My hope is that this book is the beginning of a fruitful conversation among Asian American leaders on what the Bible has to say about growing healthy Asian American churches.
Book Review: Analog Church, by Jay KimReview by Benjamin Vrbicek | 09.17.2020
In a COVID world, many people are suddenly wondering “is virtual church enough?” Kim compellingly argues it is not.
Moving from Programs to a Culture of Discipleship in an Immigrant ChurchBy Mark Pakingan | 09.11.2020
From my experience, immigrant churches tend toward program-centric ministry. Why? It’s complicated.