Jesus teaches in Matthew 7:6 that loving others involves exercising discernment. And sometimes discernment results in prayerful silence.
Our editorial manager Alex Duke sat down with author Andy Johnson to talk about his new book Missions and the importance of being intentional in our missionary endeavors.
In our efforts to quickly mobilize churches in missions, I fear we’re unintentionally undermining the church’s ability to patiently invest for the spiritual long-term.
Homelessness is always a crisis. But merciful, compassionate, and loving Christians can’t only and always walk the other way.
What role should cross-cultural church planters play in a new church plant?
The problem with evangelistic programs is that they often make you feel like you’ve done evangelism—when you actually haven’t.
It’s our job to sow—and God’s to convert. Churches should be careful not to require of themselves what they cannot produce.
Audio from two recent 9Marks events at 2017’s Southern Baptist Convention.
When God burdens a preacher for a people group, a neighborhood, or a block, it’s right for that preacher to go and become all things to all people so that he might save some.
If evangelism is to be woven into the fabric of the life of a new church plant and its pastor, it takes some thought and planning.
This perspective on what it takes to plant a church is simply overwhelming, and worse than that, it’s not biblical.
Martin Bucer (1491–1551) isn’t as well known as John Calvin or Martin Luther, but during the 16th century Bucer’s writings and reform of the church in Strasbourg influenced many
— Do you have any tips on how quickly or slowly pastors should preach through books? — Should Sunday mornings primarily aim for edifying believers or evangelizing non-believers?
Service in global missions and service to the local church aren’t opposed to each other—or at least they shouldn’t be.
What can we learn from Samuel Crowther, the Anglican Church’s first African bishop?