Leadership

Should We Trade in Funerals for “Celebrations of Life”?

By Jason Allen | 01.13.2020

As strange as it sounds, we can’t afford to waste the opportunities a funeral provides.

Book Review: The Man of God: Volume 1, by Albert Martin

Review by Alex Hong | 01.09.2020

Martin’s book reminded me of my need to be surrounded by proven and seasoned pastors. His writings are not only thoroughly biblical, but wise and practical.

What We Are Learning Training Women to Teach

By C. McFadden, D. Helm, R. Kinney | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.13.2019

Over the years, we’ve seen pastors guide the women’s ministry through women leaders. In these situations, the churches are healthier.

Complementarianism - A Moment of Reckoning Jonathan Leeman 9Marks

Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning (Part 3)

By Jonathan Leeman | 12.11.2019

How then do we move forward in the complementarian conversation?

Complementarianism & Theological Triage

By Michael Lawrence | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

I’d like to offer some help on how to talk and think about the application of complementarianism within your own congregation, whether that’s with people you agree with or people you don’t.

On Apple Stores and the DMV: Two Kinds of Churches that Create Complementarian Chaos

By Alex Duke | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

I’ve been in churches whose authority structures are like an Apple Store’s, and I’ve been in churches whose authority structures are like the DMV’s. In both cases—but in different ways—chaos bubbles up to the surface.

Can Women Be Pastors But Not Elders?

By Denny Burk | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

Did you know that there is a “complementarian” case for women serving as pastors?

Must Women Be Silent in Churches? (1 Corinthians 14:34)

By Denny Burk | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

Does 1 Corinthians 14:34–35 teach that women must be entirely silent in the church?

Does the Bible Allow for Women Deacons? No, Says Alex Strauch (with a response from Tom Schreiner)

By A. Strauch, T. R. Schreiner | 12.11.2019

Can women serve as deacons? Yes, says Tom Schreiner.

Man and Woman in Exile (Genesis 3)

By Mitchell Chase | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

A complementarian vision of relationships will help men and women flourish in exile. Manhood and womanhood cannot be pursued and understood, however, without confronting the challenges that exist.

Charles Spurgeon, Women’s Ministry, and Female Preachers

By A. DiPrima, G. Chang | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

Spurgeon’s earnest desire was to promote the work of faithful and godly women in the life of the church. Though he believed that the pulpit was closed to women, the world was not.

Does the Bible Allow for Women Deacons? Yes, Says Tom Schreiner (with a response from Alex Strauch)

By A. Strauch, T. R. Schreiner | 12.11.2019

Can women serve as deacons? Yes, says Tom Schreiner.

Man and Woman in Creation (Genesis 1 and 2)

By Alistair Roberts | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

It’s not about difference from each other, but difference for each other. The differences between men and women are precisely features that make them fitting for each other.

Embracing the Joys and Sacrifices of Our Distinct Roles

By Erik Raymond | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

When we follow Jesus, our whole lives are to be a sacrifice.

The Increasing Social Cost of Complementarianism

By Al Mohler | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

While social pressure builds against complementarian theology, it is incumbent upon us to teach, instruct, and to show the glory of God in his created order.