Life, Ministry, and Books with Tim Keller—Part 1: Life

By M. Dever, T. Keller | 02.09.2015

Mark Dever interviews Tim Keller about his conversion, what led him to New York City, why the cultural gap between generations has exponentially grown in recent decades, and much more.

Book Review, Reforming Mercy Ministry, by Ted Rivera

Review by Timoteo Sazo | 01.05.2015

Thought-provoking and challenging, this book is a guide that church leaders and church members will find helpful as they seek to form, or reform, their own mercy ministries.

Books and Discipleship: A Conversation across Five Continents

By K. Mbugua, M. Dever, M. McConnell, R. Denham | 12.03.2014

Mark Dever interviews four men ministering across four continents: South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Blossoming Flowers Where Mao Wasn’t Looking

By Daniel Bays | 9Marks Journal: Vanishing Church? | 12.03.2014

It appears in retrospect that the Cultural Revolution, seen at the time as an unmitigated disaster for the church, was actually of great assistance to the growth of Christianity in many places in China.

Book Review: Now That I’m a Christian, by Michael C. Patton

Review by Jon Saunders | 11.21.2014

Church, raise up young Christians. Don’t pass it off to a book. But then, take advantage of every possible good book out there to help make that happen.

Book Review: Dispatches from the Front, by Tim Keesee

Review by Alex Duke | 9Marks Journal: Vanishing Church? | 11.10.2014

Read this book if for no other reason than it puts flesh and bone on our prayers as it illustrates the faithfulness of God in keeping his promises.

The Vanishing Church? Lessons from “Down Under”

By Phillip Jensen | 9Marks Journal: Vanishing Church? | 11.05.2014

There is an honesty and a holy distinctiveness in being a Christian in Australia today that makes the work of evangelism and the reality of church so much easier.

The Problem with Evangelistic Programs

By J. Mack Stiles | 10.09.2014

A strict diet of evangelistic programs produces malnourished evangelism.

Book Review: The Rise of the Nones, by James Emery White

Review by Derek Rishmawy | 9Marks Journal: Vanishing Church? | 09.22.2014

How good of an archer would you be if you didn’t know how to recognize a target?

Definitions: Gospel and Persuade

By J. Mack Stiles | 09.19.2014

The gospel is the joyful message from God that leads us to salvation.

How Should We Define Evangelism?

By J. Mack Stiles | 09.05.2014

Evangelism is teaching the gospel with the aim to persuade.

Mobilizing the Church To Evangelize the College Campus

By Dave Russell | 09.02.2014

We want churches to have an impact on campus, and for the campus to be present in the local church. But how?

Evangelism: Teaching the Gospel with the Aim to Persuade

By J. Mack Stiles | 08.28.2014

Walking an aisle, raising a hand, or even praying a prayer may tell us that evangelism has happened, but such actions are not what evangelism is.

Love the Sojourner: First Steps in Refugee Outreach

By Matt McCullough | 08.26.2014

We want to see our members embrace an evangelistic way of life that trickles into our conversations with each other, how we spend our time, how we pray.

What Faith Isn’t and Is

By Ross Sawyers | 08.22.2014

Real saving faith is repentance and trust in Jesus Christ as a living person for forgiveness of sins and eternal life with God.