Church Reform and Black Churches with Ken Jones

By K. Jones, M. Dever | 02.29.2004

How do you preach for change in a church with social gospel roots? Ken Jones, pastor of Greater Union Baptist Church in Compton, CA, takes the hot seat across from Mark Dever on the shape of reform in African-American churches.

Theology and Current Issues with Wayne Grudem

By M. Dever, W. Grudem | 06.13.2003

Theology and Current Issues with Wayne Grudem

Modern Church Reform I with Mark Dever

By M. Dever, M. Schmucker | 04.13.2003

Modern Church Reform I with Mark Dever

Biblical Dating with Albert Mohler and Joshua Harris

By A. Mohler, J. Harris, M. Dever | 03.23.2003

Should all Christians ‘kiss dating goodbye’? Is singleness the ‘purgatory’ on the way to marriage? In this lively exchange, Scott Croft, Joshua Harris, and Albert Mohler compare notes on countless aspects of singleness, dating, marriage, and courtship.

Book Review: Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional, by Jim Belcher

Review by Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline (Part 2) | 03.02.2003

The reunion Belcher is hoping for here is just not going to happen.

The Local Church with C. J. Mahaney

By C. J. Mahaney, M. Dever | 02.14.2003

Pull up a chair as Mark Dever sits down for a warm conversation with C.J. Mahaney, pastor of Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, MD. C.J.’s infectious tenderness as he recalls his conversion will encourage you to keep your own conversion experience near to your heart and in the front of your mind.

Iain Murray - Mark Dever writing podcast

A Writer’s Retrospective with Iain Murray

By I. H. Murray, M. Dever | 11.18.2002

The influential co-founder of The Banner of Truth Trust and long time Presbyterian pastor Iain Murray looks back over his shoulder at the past 50 years of his own ministry and writing.

Book Review: When People Are Big and God is Small, by Ed Welch

Review by Greg Gilbert | 08.02.2002

This book would be useful to any pastor who is willing to have numerous and extended conversations with his people.

Book Review: Hearing God, by Dallas Willard

Review by Greg Gilbert | 07.02.2002

I think there are probably better, more biblically careful books that hold at least some portion of what Willard is arguing.

Book Review: Worship by the Book, by D. A. Carson

Review by Greg Gilbert | 04.02.2002

Worship by the Book will be a dog-eared and threadbare favorite of any pastor serious about planning his church’s corporate gatherings with deep theological and biblical roots.

Worship with Bob Kauflin and Ligon Duncan

By B. Kauflin, L. Duncan, M. Dever | 03.15.2002

Despite the importance of worship, many churches today don’t know where to begin in defining its purpose and essential elements. Panelists J. Ligon Duncan, Bob Kauflin, and Carl Stam discuss the Bible’s teaching on God-pleasing worship, addressing everything from service times to music styles.

Book Review: Revolution, by George Barna

Review by Greg Gilbert | 03.05.2002

If Barna had ever been a part of a healthy, vibrant local church, perhaps he wouldn’t find it so easy to declare the local church expendable.

Book Review: The Younger Evangelicals, by Robert Webber

Review by Greg Gilbert | 12.02.2001

If younger evangelicals intend to build biblical—and not just postmodern—churches, they must center them on the Word of God.

Book Review: Rethinking the Successful Church, by Samuel Rima

Review by Greg Gilbert | 11.11.2001

There are questions about the very methods of the church growth movement that Rima does not address.

Book Review: Doing Church as a Team, by Wayne Cordeiro

Review by Greg Gilbert | 10.05.2001

Cordeiro’s emphasis on every-member ministry has led him to neglect and somewhat relegate the importance of the preaching of the Word.