Book Review: By His Grace and For His Glory: A Historical, Theological and Practical Study of the Doctrines of Grace in Baptist Life, by Thomas J. NettlesReview by Adam Triplett | 9Marks Journal: Ecclesiology for Calvinists | 02.05.2019
This work can help pastors and members alike better understand how the doctrines of grace undergird and fuel passionate evangelism and missionary endeavors.
How do you grow your church? It’s a question every pastor or church leader asks, a question in which almost every Christian is interested.
There’s a lot that the church in Africa can learn from our brethren in the West—and vice versa.
We asked pastors from around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2018 that helped you be a better pastor?
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan sits down with Mark, John Folmar, and Andy Johnson to talk about healthy churches and global missions.
Rather than aiming to “finish” the missionary task, let’s unite under the more modest banner of simply being faithful to the task.
If porn goes unchecked, the corporate consequences will be pervasive.
Churches shouldn’t farm out personal evangelism to pastors, professionals, or programs. Instead, the goal for every church ought to be a culture of evangelism.
The Great Commission is normally fulfilled through healthy local churches helping to plant other healthy local churches.
One thing I’ve learned along the way is that church planting is a lot more about “church” than it is about “planting.”
Future hope fuels present faithfulness—both in pastoral ministry and on the mission field.
Mark Dever answers the question, “Is evangelism only the responsibility of pastors?”
We don’t fail in our evangelism when we faithfully tell the gospel and yet the person is not converted. We fail in our evangelism when we don’t faithfully tell the gospel at all.
When a Christian minister preaches the gospel, there has to be an invitation. But that invitation is a call to repent and believe—not to physically relocate your body at the … keep reading…
We’ve gone mad trying to unlock what everyone since the days of the apostles hasn’t discovered yet: the perfect formula for explosive, exponential kingdom growth.