You’re Not a Healthy Church Unless You Care About Titus 2By Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019
If your church doesn’t encourage women teaching women the Bible, then it’s not fulfilling Scripture’s vision of a healthy church.
How Psalm 113 Changed My LifeBy Rosaria Butterfield | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019
How could a smart woman like me turn away from the work the Lord had already prepared for me? Isn’t it sinful not to use my gifts?
Book Review: The Reappearing Church, by Mark SayersReview by Brett McCracken | 12.05.2019
Renewal begins with desperation and repentance: a recognition of our utter impotence; a passionate falling at the feet of Christ.
What the Psalter Should Teach Us about the Songs We SingBy Brian Sandifer | 12.02.2019
Though our songs aren’t inspired like the Psalter’s, they can be just as theologically vast and emotionally diverse.
Why Do Christians Need to Hear the Gospel Every Day?By Cameron Smart | 11.22.2019
Here are eight reasons we need to hear gospel truths each and every day.
Book Review: Encouragement, by Mark ChanskiReview by Mark Redfern | 11.14.2019
Much like a product flying off of the shelves, encouragement is in high demand. But in all too many of our churches, it is in short supply.
Book Review: A Big Gospel in Small Places, by Stephen WitmerReview by Owen Strachan | 11.07.2019
Do not be misled: this is a book for every pastor in every place. It will spark all sorts of good thinking about pastoral ministry and the work of the local church.
Book Review: Protestants, by Alec RyrieReview by Forrest Strickland | 10.24.2019
A Protestant is not simply someone who has an all-encompassing experience with the God they find in the Bible. “Protestant” connotes, in part, certain theological convictions: beginning with the ancient creeds and including the solas of the Reformation.
Content Isn’t Everything — Or, Some Help for the Boring Bible TeacherBy Jamie Dunlop | 10.21.2019
Here are three reasons why content isn’t everything—and four strategies to avoid boring teaching
Book Review: Jesus Calling, by Sarah YoungReview by Sean McCausland | 10.17.2019
Somehow, Young manages to both absolve us of responsibility for keeping ourselves in God’s love, and rob us of the comfort of God’s promise to keep us. Her theology has the effect of cheating us at both ends.
Book Review: The Prayers of Jesus, by Mark JonesReview by Ryan Troglin | 10.10.2019
If your prayer life needs a jolt of electricity, The Prayers of Jesus might just do the trick.
Open Your Bible, Bless Your ChurchBy Carrie Russell | 10.04.2019
Of course, studying God’s Word is always better than not studying his Word. But the best place to do this is with fellow members from your local church.
Book Review: A Company of Heroes, by Tim KeeseeReview by Simona Gorton | 09.12.2019
What is the message of this book for you and your church? “Follow Christ. Lift up the cross!”
Book Review: J-Curve, by Paul MillerReview by Mark Redfern | 09.05.2019
This life is the wilderness before the promised land, where temptations to grumble abound. This present sojourn includes a cross being placed upon our shoulders before the crown that one day adorns our heads.
The Necessity of Penal Substitution for Suffering SaintsBy Whitney Woollard | 9Marks Journal: The Heart of the Gospel: Penal Substitutionary Atonement | 08.20.2019
The doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement keeps me sane and secure amid suffering.