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Episode 115: On the Regulative Principle

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.18.2020

God has told us in his Word how we ought to approach him in worship. This should shape how we plan our Sunday gatherings. But it also raises a question: Are we free to do things in our gatherings that God does not explicitly prescribe?

Defining the Stuff We Do On Sunday Mornings: A Congregational Worship Glossary

By N. Hendrix, P. Abdallah | 02.07.2020

This guide is designed to be a tool for you and your family as you gather corporately with the body, as well as in your own times of family or personal worship.

The State of the Immigrant Church

By John Lee | 02.03.2020

It seems many immigrant churches are in the midst of a divorce. Why?

5 Reasons You Should Preach through Philippians

By Paul Tautges | 01.31.2020

In Philippians, the apostle demonstrates how the fullness of the believer’s joy is rooted in his relationship to Christ—in the event of justification and in the progress of sanctification.

Knowing Gods Will - Orlando Saer

Knowing God’s Will

By Orlando Saer | 01.22.2020

Should you look for a sign that every decision you make is God’s will? Pastor Orlando Saer explains why that’s *not* the right way to live your life.

Book Review: Hearers and Doers, by Kevin Vanhoozer

Review by David Schrock | 01.16.2020

In a world where churches chase the latest ministry fads, Hearers and Doers is a refreshing contrast.

On Preaching the Supper and the Unity of the Church

Episode 110: On Preaching, the Supper, and the Unity of the Church (with Bobby Jamieson & Mark Feather)

By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Feather | 01.14.2020

Recently, the well-known pastor and author Francis Chan made some alarming comments about preaching, the Lord’s Supper, and the unity of the church. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark Dever, Bobby Jamieson, and Mark Feather about Chan’s comments in particular and the topics of preaching, the Supper, and unity more generally. […]

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.

Mark Dever's Reading Plan for 2020

Mark Dever’s 9Marks Reading Plan for 2020

By Mark Dever | 12.12.2019

Here are 12 books to read with your church in the new year.

Complementarianism - A Moment of Reckoning Jonathan Leeman 9Marks

Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.11.2019

It seems to be a moment of reckoning for complementarianism.

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 - A Moment of Reckoning Jonathan Leeman 9Marks

Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning (Part 5)

By Jonathan Leeman | 12.11.2019

Moving forward in the complementarian conversation requires two more things in regard to Scripture.