A Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum on Explaining the Gospel

9Marks | 9Marks Journal: The Gospel | 03.01.2010

Maybe you don’t know, but there is a heavenly dilemma over you.

Evangelism and Social Action: A Tale of Two Trajectories

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

We’ve heard these definitions of the church’s mission before. But have we seen where they’re from, where they lead, and what theology drives them?

Thinking About Evangelism Means Thinking About the Church

By Ryan Townsend | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Mission | 03.01.2010

To put it another way, the local church itself is the best and biblically-prescribed “evangelism program.”

Class XIII: Corporate Evangelism

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Living As a Church | 03.01.2010

Throughout the Bible and the history of the church, God has used the witness of the church to draw people to himself.

Three Testimonies of Hospitality

By D. S. Whitney, K. Sande, R. Townsend | 9Marks Journal: Hospitality & Friendship | 03.01.2010

When have you seen acts of hospitality commend the gospel to outsiders?

Evangelism Course Comparison Guide

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 03.01.2010

Which “evangelism courses” are the best to use with non-Christians?

What are the Essentials of the Gospel?

By Phil Newton | 02.26.2010

Unless Genesis 1:1 is true, then we will have problems convincing anyone that there is a problem with sin and a need for redemption.

Lying, Hostile Nations, and the Great Commission

By Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

Can missionaries traveling to a country that’s hostile to Christianity and the Great Commission lie about their reasons for coming?

How to Get Businesspeople into Missions

By Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

It’s the members with real business skills who may provide the best access for Christians to obtain access to closed or restricted countries.

Developing Missions Networks Without a Denomination

By Jeremy Pace | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

The institutionalized structure of denominations at least lessens the biblical responsibility of a local church to equip ministers of reconciliation with the message of reconciliation.

How Christians Can Combat Slavery Today

By Priya Abraham | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 02.26.2010

Shockingly, slavery still exists and flourishes today.

Coming Soon to a Planet Near You: Lausanne III

By David Wells | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 02.26.2010

A new day is dawning, and we are seeing signs of strong leadership arising from outside the West.

What about the confessing Christian who lives like the world?

By Michael Lawrence | 02.26.2010

The free grace that forgives is also a grace that transforms, turning bad trees which produce bad fruit into good trees which produce good fruit.

Altar Call Evangelism

By Paul Alexander | 02.26.2010

What’s required for salvation isn’t walking an aisle. It’s repentance from sin and belief in Jesus Christ.

Together for What?

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Cooperation | 02.25.2010

We are justified by faith alone, but a justifying faith produces Christians who look more and more like the God they worship.