Evangelical Catholicity and How To Foster ItBy Josh Manley | 07.28.2022
Catholicity denotes the very Christian unity for which our Lord prayed. How can we foster greater unity among gospel-believing Christians?
Book Review: He Is Not Ashamed, by Erik RaymondReview by Mike McKinley | 06.10.2022
“He is Not Ashamed” is an excellent meditation on the staggering love of Christ for his people. The book is an expansion on the principle communicated in Hebrews 2:11, that Jesus “is not ashamed to call (us) brothers.”
The Prosperity Gospel Loves God’s Gifts, But Ignores God HimselfBy M. McKinley, S. DeMars | 04.14.2022
When you see a church or ministry that talks about God’s gifts but spends relatively little time talking about God’s character or our need to respond to him in repentance and faith, then you can be pretty sure you’re dealing with the prosperity gospel.
13 Pillars for Planting Healthy ChurchesBy Matt Rogers | 04.11.2022
What ingredients are necessary to plant healthy, strong, biblical churches—and sustain them?
Book Review: Rebels and Exiles, by Matthew HarmonReview by Jeremy Kimble | 05.27.2021
Pastors, Harmon’s book explores a central biblical theme your people need to hear.
Hallelujah Over Hell? How God’s People Rejoice While Their Enemies PerishBy David Mathis | 9Marks Journal: Heaven: Rejoicing in Future Glory | 12.22.2020
While we may struggle now with how the eternal destruction of the wicked could be a cause for joy, we won’t struggle forever.
Book Review: God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel, by Costi HinnReview by Mike McKinley | 10.22.2020
God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel is an easy-to-read, conversational book that makes a convincing case for rejecting the prosperity gospel.
3 Reasons You Should Preach through HebrewsBy Bobby Jamieson | 09.14.2020
Perseverance is a drum pastors can always afford to beat, especially during a pandemic. And Hebrews tells us how to persevere: look to Christ who persevered before us, and for us.
Book Review: Against God and Nature, by Thomas McCallReview by Stephen J. Wellum | 06.25.2020
What is sin? And how does our answer to that question affect our understanding of the gospel itself?
Helping Second-Generation Immigrants Love the Immigrant ChurchBy Daniel Chan | 06.22.2020
I look forward to the day when all tribes and peoples and languages will worship the Lord together. But until then, there will continue to be a place for immigrant churches that minister the gospel in the heart language of their target people.
Pastoring in a Pandemic Episode 2: How COVID-19 Exposes & Embarrasses the Prosperity Gospel with Conrad MbeweBy C. Mbewe, J. Leeman | 05.04.2020
Jonathan Leeman chats with Conrad Mbewe, a pastor from Zambia, about how COVID-19 has provided a unique opportunity to expose the lies of the prosperity gospel, and to reach out to those people deceived by it.
A Final Reply to Scot McKnight and Matthew BatesBy Greg Gilbert | 05.04.2020
This conversation is not new. It’s been going on for years, even decades.
A T4G 2020 Sermon: What Is and Isn’t the GospelBy Greg Gilbert | 04.15.2020
The cross and the kingdom are theologically inseparable because the only way into the kingdom is through the cross.
Opportunity or Accommodation? Thinking Through Cultural Practices in the Immigrant ChurchBy Geoff Chang | 04.10.2020
Different cultural practices can create an opportunity for growth or lead to a compromise of the gospel. How can churches discern whether or not they’re on the road to compromising the gospel?
Why We Produced the Church Questions SeriesBy Sam Emadi | 04.09.2020
The church isn’t just one aspect of the Christian life, it’s the context of our Christian life—it shapes all the other aspects of our Christian obedience.