Where Does Your Congregation Turn For Help?

By Deepak Reju | 9Marks Journal: Preaching | 02.25.2010

If you neglect to teach your people biblical application you have failed to shepherd the flock adequately.

The Pastor’s Wife: A Position or Juxtaposition?

By Connie Dever | 9Marks Journal: Marriage & Pastor's Wives | 02.25.2010

“What will your wife do if you become our pastor?”

Wanted: Kingdom Families

By Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Family & Parenting | 02.25.2010

For that reason, even before asking whether your family should stay or go, it may be worth asking whether or not you have a Kingdom perspective at all.

39 Lessons, 20 Tips and 10 “Don’ts” For Parenting

By Matt Schmucker | 9Marks Journal: Family & Parenting | 02.25.2010

Preach the gospel of grace, not self-discipline.

Five Advantages of Church-Based Counseling

By Deepak Reju | 9Marks Journal: Counseling in the Church | 02.25.2010

I want to argue that there are distinct advantages to doing specialized counseling in the context of one’s local church, and I would even propose that it should be the norm.

Grabbing a Dog by its Ears: The Role of Witnesses

By Stephen Matteucci | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline (Part 2) | 02.25.2010

So who are these one or two witnesses? And why are they so important to the church?

Counseling and Discipleship

By Deepak Reju | 9Marks Journal: Counseling in the Church | 02.25.2010

Every Christian should either be discipling someone else, be discipled by someone else, or be doing both.

Sorting Out the Spiritual and the Physical

By Michael Emlet | 9Marks Journal: Counseling in the Church | 02.25.2010

In my counseling training, I began to see that the Scriptures provide this overarching view to any problem of life.

Looking at the Past and Present of Counseling

By David Powlison | 9Marks Journal: Counseling in the Church | 02.25.2010

People are willing to pay money to others who will never lead them to the Savior of the World. But that must change.

Twenty Ways to Cultivate a Culture of Counseling

By Deepak Reju | 9Marks Journal: Counseling in the Church | 02.25.2010

By equipping your members to counsel one another, you enable them to do the front-line work of ministry. Here are twenty ways to cultivate a culture of counseling and discipleship in your church.

What Should Pastors Do with Fear, Medication, & Addiction

By Edward T. Welch | 9Marks Journal: Counseling in the Church | 02.25.2010

Are psychiatric medications sinful? Are they wise? Are they wrong? How should we view such things?

Premarital Counseling, Pornography, and Marriage

By Winston T. Smith | 9Marks Journal: Counseling in the Church | 02.25.2010

I think one of the ways churches should work against the threat of pornography, very simply, is to start talking about it.

An Emerging Church Primer

By Justin Taylor | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.25.2010

We need to remember that we are bound by the Word of God to speak the truth in love. Some of us are so wired to “speak the truth” that we fail to do it in love.

A Pastor Defends His Multi-Site Church

By J. D. Greear | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 02.25.2010

Here is why we enthusiastically embrace the multi-site strategy as biblically sound, practically wise, and pastorally helpful.

Inspiring Lives with Iain Murray

By I. H. Murray, M. Dever | 11.01.2009

Iain Murray, one of evangelicalism’s premier biographers, points to several luminaries from church history you might have missed.