Raising Up Pastors Is the Church’s Work

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.26.2010

Seminaries are not made to make pastors. Churches make pastors.

How Do Pastors Raise Up Pastors?

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.26.2010

Future pastors aren’t built in a day.

A Pastor’s Forum

By Forum | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 03.01.2010

Do local churches have the responsibility to help raise up the next generation of pastors, and if so, why?

The Church as Classroom: The History of Master’s Seminary

By Nathan Busenitz | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.26.2010

Churches need seminaries and seminaries need churches.

“Why Are We Joyfully Committed?”

By Tom Steller | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Why are the pastors at Bethlehem Baptist Church joyfully committed to pastoral mentoring?

“Look, It’s the Church’s Job”

By Al Jackson | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

I am persuaded that training for pastoral ministry, as it’s currently practiced in the United States, does not adequately prepare God-called pastors for service in our churches.

How Three Churches Mentor Pastors

“I Learned the Hard Way”: Mentoring at South Woods Baptist

By Phil Newton | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 04.02.2010

One of the most important things that I can do for staff is to help them understand the diversity in the body of Christ and how to work patiently with all sorts of people.

A Seminary President’s Forum

By Forum | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 03.01.2010

Why is your seminary needed?

Church-affiliated Training Programs

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Ministry Training Strategy

By Colin Marshall | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

9Marks wants to see more churches and pastors taking responsibility for raising up the next generation of pastors. To help our readers catch a vision for what that might look like, we asked several organizations closely tied to one or several local churches how they fulfill this mission. With one exception, each of the following organization answers the same 18 questions.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Lakeview Baptist Church

By Al Jackson | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

To help our readers catch a vision for what that might look like, we asked several organizations closely tied to one or several local churches how they fulfill this mission.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – ENTRUST

By Michael Schäfer | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are Entrust’s answers to how they train up leaders. Entrust is based outside of Durban, South Africa.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Cornhill Training Course

By Christopher Ash | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are the Cornhill Training Course’s answers submitted by Christopher Ash. The Cornhill Training Course is based out of London, England.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Charles Simeon Trust

By D. Helm, R. Kinney | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are the Charles Simeon Trust’s answers (submitted by David Helm and Robert Kinney). The Simeon Trust is based out of Chicago, Illinois.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Capitol Hill Baptist Church

By Benjamin Wright | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are the answers for the Capitol Hill Baptist Church internship program (submitted by Ben Wright). Capitol Hill Baptist Church is located in Washington, D. C.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Bethlehem College and Seminary

By Tom Steller | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are the Bethlehem College and Seminary’s answers (submitted by Tom Steller). BCS is based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Pastoring Singles

Spring 2017
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Healthy Churches around the World

Fall / Winter 2016
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Authority: God’s Good and Dangerous Gift

Summer/Fall 2016
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The Church Praying

Spring 2016
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Confessions, Covenants, and Constitutions: How to Organize Your Church

Winter 2016
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Missions: Adding Wisdom to Zeal

Fall 2015
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Multi-Ethnic Churches

Summer/Fall 2015
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Expositional Preaching

Spring 2015
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Complementarianism & the Local Church

Winter 2015
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Vanishing Church?

Fall 2014
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Biblical Theology: Guardian and Guide of the Church

Summer 2014
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The Church Singing

May–June 2014
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Prosperity Gospel

January–February 2014
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Evangelism – Part 2

November–December 2013

Evangelism – Part 1

September–October 2013

Is Scripture Enough?

July–August 2013

Church and Churches

May—June 2013

Pastoring Christians for the Workplace

March—April 2013

Lay Elders: A User’s Guide—Part 2

Jan—Feb 2013

Lay Elders: A User’s Guide – Part 1

November—December 2012

Discipling in the Church

September—October 2012

Mercy Ministry in the Church

July—August 2012

Wanted: Apostolic Pastors

May—June 2012

The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion

March—April 2012

Don’t Be Too Cool for Sunday School

January—February 2012

Revitalize: Why We Must Reclaim Dying Churches—and How

November—December 2011
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The Pastor and his Staff, Part 2

September—October 2011

The Pastor and his Staff, Part 1

July—August 2011

Church Membership: Holding the Body Together

May—June 2011

Church and Parachurch: Friends or Foes?

March—April 2011

Pastoral Moves

January—February 2011

Book Reviews on the Mission of the Church

November—December 2010

Hell: Remembering the Awful Reality

September—October 2010

Pastoring Women

July—August 2010

Deacons

May—June 2010

A New Evangelical Liberalism

January—February 2010

Church Discipline (Part 2)

November—December 2009

Church Discipline (Part 1)

September—October 2009

Missions

July—August 2009

Multi-site Churches

May—June 2009

Young Pastors

March–April 2009

Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors

January–February 2009

Counseling in the Church

November–December 2008

Family & Parenting

September–October 2008

Marriage & Pastor’s Wives

July—August 2008

Living As a Church

May–June 2008

Cooperation

March–April 2008

Corporate Prayer

January–February 2008

Church & Culture

November–December 2007

Race and Ethnicity

September—October 2007

The Gospel

July–August 2007

Preaching

May–June 2007

Elders (Part 2)

March–April 2007

Hospitality & Friendship

January 2007

Elders (Part 1)

February 2007

Biblical Theology

November–December 2006

The Church’s Mission

October 2006

The Emerging Church

September 2006

Miscellaneous Articles

December 1999