Civil religion, when it remains unevaluated and unchecked by the Word of God, can easily run amok. It can present the nation as God, as the savior of the world, as the last best hope on earth.
Our gospel, the gospel of justification by faith alone, is profoundly political. It creates a new body politic, one where there’s no boasting. And it sends us as ambassadors with a message of peace for all who would look to King Jesus and live.
Don’t put too much hope in government. But don’t give up on it either. Churches need good governments.
In this episode, Mark and Jonathan sit down with Nick Roark, a pastor and the author of the new book Biblical Theology: How the Church Faithfully Teaches the Gospel.
When a Christian minister preaches the gospel, there has to be an invitation. But that invitation is a call to repent and believe—not to physically relocate your body at the end of the service. — Mark Dever
Too many believers feel too often as though we’re living life on trial before God, uncertain of his verdict on us. This book should help Christians realize that’s not the case.
When pastoring the suffering and depressed, Spurgeon seemed most often to have focused people on Christ crucified as the Man of Sorrows.
Mark Dever talks about the necessary connection between the local church and the Great Commission.
We’ve gone mad trying to unlock what everyone since the days of the apostles hasn’t discovered yet: the perfect formula for explosive, exponential kingdom growth.
Mark Dever answers this important question.
A talk delivered at the 9Marks at Midwestern conference.
Mark Dever explains how true evangelism has nothing to do with coercion or manipulation.
Is “mere Christianity”—the conviction that we should focus on only what’s essential to being a Christian—really the path toward true Christian unity? Does it guard the gospel over time?
For over 150 years, the Strasbourg Cathedral abandoned the Latin Mass and replaced it with the preaching of the Protestant Reformers. What caused this dramatic shift?
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.