What is Expositional Preaching?By Mark Dever | 02.27.2018
A talk delivered at the 9Marks at Midwestern conference.
Why Should Christians Today Read Jonathan Edwards?By Jeremy Kimble | 02.01.2018
Pastors in particular will benefit from Edwards, as they gain a clearer view of God, settle into a particular and important historical milieu, and consider his wisdom on a vast number of subjects.
Why Preach Expositionally?By Mark Dever | 01.24.2018
Pastors who don’t preach expositionally will never preach more than they already know.
Do You Suffer from ‘Bible Anorexia’?By Keri Folmar | 01.22.2018
Cutting-edge music, artistic videos, and clever illustrations can build a crowd, but God’s Word is what the Holy Spirit uses to build a church.
What Makes a Good Sermon? Five Questions to AskBy Josh Vincent | 12.11.2017
Are you sure you know a good sermon from a bad one?
Book Review: Preaching in the New Testament, by Jonathan I. GriffithsReview by Coye Still | 11.30.2017
While there’s no shortage of books on preaching, few address its exegetical and theological foundations like this one.
Episode 29: On Sermon PreparationBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 11.28.2017
How long should a preacher prep for his sermons? When and how should he consult commentaries? What’s the best way to involve others in the process?
Pastor, Aim to Preach Simple SermonsBy Jeff Wiesner | 11.27.2017
Faithful preaching is marked by simplicity. And simple preaching best serves others by communicating the point of the passage in a clear and Christ-centered way.
Pastoring a Rural Church Isn’t a “Lesser” MinistryBy Cheston Pickard | 11.13.2017
Whether we’re called to Farmington, Missouri or Washington, D.C, our goal is to help people do two things: understand the Bible and follow Jesus.
Book Review: Seven Leaders, by Iain MurrayReview by Max Benfer | 11.09.2017
This is a book about men of conviction, not men of convenience.
Episode 26: On Multi-Site Churches (with Matt Chandler)By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Chandler | 11.07.2017
Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman interview Matt to talk about the reasons behind this transition.
The Church Has Two Missions: Narrow and BroadBy Jonathan Leeman | 11.06.2017
What is the mission of the church? Answering that requires defining what we mean by the “church.”
Mailbag #66: Is Preaching Necessary on the Mission Field? . . . Is “Closed Communion” Biblical?By Jonathan Leeman | 10.27.2017
— Is preaching required in missionary contexts, or do Bible studies suffice? — “Closed communion” seems exclusive and arrogant. Is it in the Bible?
In Your Preaching, Aim for Holistic ApplicationBy Matthew S. Harmon | 10.26.2017
Although the Spirit is the one who produces transformation in a person’s life, one of the primary tools he uses is the faithful preaching and application.
Mailbag #65: Distinctly Calvinist Statement of Faith? . . . When An Elder Isn’t “Apt to Teach”By Jonathan Leeman | 10.20.2017
— What should a church include in its Statement of Faith? For example, should a SoF be explicitly Calvinistic? — How should a church handle a situation when it’s been determined an elder isn’t “apt to teach”?