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?

Complementarianism - A Moment of Reckoning Jonathan Leeman 9Marks

Episode 109: On Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.17.2019

In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about the new 9Marks Journal, Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning.

Complementarianism - A Moment of Reckoning Jonathan Leeman 9Marks

Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning (Part 2)

By Jonathan Leeman | 12.11.2019

The differences between the broad and narrow corners of the complementarian camp root in different instincts and different pastoral burdens.

Complementarianism - A Moment of Reckoning Jonathan Leeman 9Marks

Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning (Part 3)

By Jonathan Leeman | 12.11.2019

How then do we move forward in the complementarian conversation?

Complementarianism - A Moment of Reckoning Jonathan Leeman 9Marks

Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning (Part 4)

By Jonathan Leeman | 12.11.2019

How then do we move forward in the complementarian conversation?

Complementarianism & Theological Triage

By Michael Lawrence | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

I’d like to offer some help on how to talk and think about the application of complementarianism within your own congregation, whether that’s with people you agree with or people you don’t.

On Apple Stores and the DMV: Two Kinds of Churches that Create Complementarian Chaos

By Alex Duke | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

I’ve been in churches whose authority structures are like an Apple Store’s, and I’ve been in churches whose authority structures are like the DMV’s. In both cases—but in different ways—chaos bubbles up to the surface.

Can Women Be Pastors But Not Elders?

By Denny Burk | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

Did you know that there is a “complementarian” case for women serving as pastors?

Charles Spurgeon, Women’s Ministry, and Female Preachers

By A. DiPrima, G. Chang | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

Spurgeon’s earnest desire was to promote the work of faithful and godly women in the life of the church. Though he believed that the pulpit was closed to women, the world was not.

Must Women Be Silent in Churches? (1 Corinthians 14:34)

By Denny Burk | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

Does 1 Corinthians 14:34–35 teach that women must be entirely silent in the church?

Does the Bible Allow for Women Deacons? No, Says Alex Strauch (with a response from Tom Schreiner)

By A. Strauch, T. R. Schreiner | 12.11.2019

Can women serve as deacons? Yes, says Tom Schreiner.

Does the Bible Allow for Women Deacons? Yes, Says Tom Schreiner (with a response from Alex Strauch)

By A. Strauch, T. R. Schreiner | 12.11.2019

Can women serve as deacons? Yes, says Tom Schreiner.

Embracing the Joys and Sacrifices of Our Distinct Roles

By Erik Raymond | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

When we follow Jesus, our whole lives are to be a sacrifice.

The Increasing Social Cost of Complementarianism

By Al Mohler | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

While social pressure builds against complementarian theology, it is incumbent upon us to teach, instruct, and to show the glory of God in his created order.

Episode 108 - On Why Pastoral Candidates Should NOT Put Their Best Foot Forward (with Blake Boylston)

Episode 108: On Why Pastoral Candidates Should NOT Put Their Best Foot Forward (with Blake Boylston)

By B. Boylston, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 12.10.2019

Prospective pastors, don’t put your best foot forward. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Blake Boylston about the interviewing and candidating process.