A Few Ways Pastors’ Wives Serve Their Husbands

By 9Marks | 06.07.2023

We asked a number of pastors not about everything their wives might do in the church, but how their wives serve them in the ministry.

Book Review: A Praying Church, by Paul E. Miller

Review by Gary Millar | 06.02.2023

Miller mounts a convincing case that we really should be praying more and differently, and offers all kinds of pathways into change, which is a deeply valuable contribution.

2023-2025 Reading Plan

By Mark Dever | 05.31.2023

Mark Dever suggests a plan for reading a set of 9Marks books for 2023-2025.

More than Music: How the Congregation Plays a Part in Every Element of Worship

By Zack DiPrima | 02.21.2023

Scripture is clear: corporate worship encompasses much more than music.

Night Terrors and Nearness: Real Comfort in Non-Solutions

By Matt Boga | 02.02.2023

Just as children sometimes need just their father’s presence, sometimes Christians need just a pastor’s presence.

Love & Discernment: Hospitality and the LGBTQ+ Person

By Jonathan Holmes | 01.24.2023

How do we love genuinely and show true hospitality as living sacrifices to the Lord, all while maintaining clear, biblical convictions on issues related to sexuality and gender?

Assembly Required: 25 Reasons to Regularly Participate in Public and Corporate Worship

By H. B. Charles | 01.20.2023

Christ is the head of the church, and the church is the body of Christ. You cannot have a high view of Christ and a low view of the church.

Three Reasons Why You Should Encourage Your Congregation to Gather Every Week

By Sam Koo | 01.13.2023

Encourage your church members to deliberately plan, arrange, and order their weeks and months so that they would be in the pews for those 52 Sundays.

Use Your Family Worship to Prepare for Corporate Worship

By Joshua Chatman | 01.12.2023

As a movie trailer builds anticipation for a movie, the Lord can use our family worship to grow our expectations for gathering on the Lord’s Day.

Moving Away from Music-Specific Services

By Allen Duty | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Ministries | 12.15.2022

Music-specific services actively promote division in the body of Christ.

How Small Groups Can Foster Church Unity . . . Or Destroy It

By Dave Russell | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Ministries | 12.15.2022

Small groups have the potential to be a tool for maintaining church unity—when they are led wisely.

How to Disagree Theologically

By Jonathan Leeman | 11.08.2022

How well do you treat other Christians with whom you disagree theologically?

“Christian Nationalism” Misrepresents Jesus, So We Should Reject It

By Jonathan Leeman | 10.31.2022

Christian nationalism doesn’t push forward toward the eschaton, but backward toward the old covenant. It’s anti-new covenant. It nominalizes Christianity and, within a generation, undermines it altogether.

Are Buildings Essential to Healthy Churches?

By Adam Sinnett | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022

Does lacking a building put a church at a disadvantage?

The Benefits of Having a Building

By Benjamin Woodward | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022

Church buildings are beneficial because they maximize Word ministry, provide stability long-term, are a public witness to the gospel, and help the church better steward its money.

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