Why We Produced the Church Questions Series

By 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.

Must You Share the Gospel in Every Sermon? Invitation Without the Altar Call


By Aaron Menikoff | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020

Sometimes the road to Christ is wider, and sometimes it’s narrower. But it’s always there, and the faithful preacher will call believers and unbelievers alike to repentance and faith whenever the Book is opened.

Does the Book of Acts Teach Spontaneous Baptisms?

By Caleb Morell | 03.10.2020

The claim that Acts demonstrates a uniform pattern of spontaneous baptisms is overstated.

Episode 118 - On Spontaneous Baptisms

Episode 118: On Spontaneous Baptisms (with Caleb Morell)

By C. Morell, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.10.2020

Are spontaneous baptisms a good idea? Does the book of Acts prescribe them?

Raising Up Leaders in a Hispanic-American Conference

Raising Up Leaders in a Hispanic-American Context

By Juan Sanchez | 02.26.2020

Pastor Juan Sanchez reflects on the challenges of raising up leaders in a Hispanic-American context.

Building a Culture of Evangelism Takes Time, So Be Patient and Get to Work

By C. Greggsen, S. Emadi | 02.24.2020

It takes time to grow a culture of evangelism. Hopefully some of these practices will help.

The Gospel — Bobby Scott | Session 3 – 9Marks Conference at Midwestern

By Bobby Scott | 02.22.2020

A talk delivered at the 9Marks at Midwestern conference.

The Problem with Altar Calls and the Sinner’s Prayer

The Problem with Altar Calls and the Sinner’s Prayer

By Michael Lawrence | 02.13.2020

There’s no question the Lord has used altar calls and the sinner’s prayer to bring people to himself. But in general, they’re not a good idea. They inoculate people to the gospel, convincing them they no longer need it when in fact they don’t have it at all.

10 Flavors of Works-Based Salvation

By Ed Moore | 02.10.2020

And any work which you try to contribute to your salvation, your justification before God, annuls the grace of God and insults the God of grace.

What Does It Mean that “God Is Love”?

What Does It Mean that “God Is Love”?

By Jonathan Leeman | 02.07.2020

When the Apostle John says “God is love,” what does he mean?

Missionaries Need to Know What a Church Is: A Lesson from Adoniram Judson

By Geoff Chang | 01.17.2020

The goal of missions is not merely individual conversions. Rather, it’s to see indigenous, gospel-preaching churches planted.

Nine Marks Booklet

By Mark Dever

You may have read books on this topic before—but not like this one. Instead of an instruction manual for church growth, this classic text offers tried and true principles for … keep reading…

Best Books for Pastors in 2019

By Alex Duke | 12.20.2019

We asked pastors from around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2019 that helped you be a better pastor?

Essential and Indispensable: Women and the Mission of the Church

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

The essential and indispensable nature of women for the mission of the church does not depend upon any form of programmatic or paid ministry. It depends on what Christ has made women through dying and rising for them: disciples, witnesses, priests, fellow-workers.

Can Women Be Sent Out as Missionaries?

By Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

So can women be missionaries? Yes, of course. But also yes to the biblical teaching on gender distinctions in the life of the church. The two are not at odds.