This pandemic should not be squandered. While we’re all stuck at home, let’s minister to our homebound members with renewed vigor.
Jonathan Leeman chats with Bob Johnson, a pastor in the Detroit area, about practical ways he and his elders have tried to shepherd their scattered sheep during COVID-19.
We asked pastors how they’d been serving their people since the pandemic disrupted regular ministry.
9Marks surveyed several pastors to see how they intended on serving communion once their church starts gathering again.
You’re a new Christian. What’s the first thing you should do? Join a church!
Lord willing, none of this will prove useful for your church.
With Covid-19 causing churches to put public gatherings on hold, it seems like a good time to consider why Christians prioritize gathering in the first place.
Mark asks Jonathan to make his best case from the Bible against multi-site and multi-service churches.
Identity politics is a useful ally, but it’s also a misleading ally. I pray the Lord would give us discernment to know one from the other, as well as his love and a commitment to his truth.
Jonathan’s new book One Assembly argues against multi-site and multi-service churches. What motivated him to write a whole book on the topic? Isn’t this much ado about very little?
God is good. He consistently uses circumstances that we might think are bad to bring about his glorious purposes among his people.
Different cultural practices can create an opportunity for growth or lead to a compromise of the gospel. How can churches discern whether or not they’re on the road to compromising the gospel?
The church isn’t just one aspect of the Christian life, it’s the context of our Christian life—it shapes all the other aspects of our Christian obedience.
Who is this book for?
The preacher’s task is to hold up reality as the Bible presents it, and to ask how it compares to what his hearers have been calling reality. He asks if all the promises that sin has been making to them have turned out to be true.