Besides the Bible, a membership directory is a pastor’s most important book. But why?
Almost everyone agrees pastors need to be trained. But does this mean they must receive formal theological training from a seminary?
While there are a few weaknesses, this book offers a unique and much-needed contribution to American evangelicalism, especially as demographics change.
“Just Do It” may be a great slogan for the world’s largest manufacturer of sportswear, but it’s a horrible motto for the Christian life.
Looking for a pastor? Here’s how Mark Dever suggests churches might resist common wisdom in their search.
Whether we’re called to Farmington, Missouri or Washington, D.C, our goal is to help people do two things: understand the Bible and follow Jesus.
Mailbag #68: Does a Church’s Maturity Affect Church Discipline Approach? . . . Should We Bring into Membership a Family Who Doesn’t Speak Our Language?By Jonathan Leeman | 11.10.2017
— Should a congregation’s age, spiritual maturity, and experience of church discipline play into a “muddy” church discipline decision? — How should we maintain a robust membership process while taking into account a new family’s language barrier?
This is a book about men of conviction, not men of convenience.
Pastors, you don’t have to wait until you feel like your church is mature before you start intentionally raising up leaders.
Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman interview Matt to talk about the reasons behind this transition.
What is the mission of the church? Answering that requires defining what we mean by the “church.”
Pastoring can be lonely. But it doesn’t have to be.
— What should a church include in its Statement of Faith? For example, should a SoF be explicitly Calvinistic? — How should a church handle a situation when it’s been determined an elder isn’t “apt to teach”?
In this episode, Jonathan Leeman sat down with Mark Dever to talk about the conscience and Christian liberty.
— How should we treat our 18-year-old daughter’s relationship with her girlfriend? How do we love them without condoning their sin? — Should all churches have a plurality of elders, or are there some churches that simply cannot have a plurality of elders?