Coming Soon to a Planet Near You: Lausanne III

By David Wells | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 02.26.2010

A new day is dawning, and we are seeing signs of strong leadership arising from outside the West.

Countering Ageism

By Owen Strachan | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 02.26.2010

Congregational unity attests to the gospel’s power with unique efficacy.

Contemplating Cool

By Mike McKinley | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 02.26.2010

It is now an unexamined assumption in many quarters: the best way to reach people is to be like them.

On the Use and Importance of Corporate Prayer

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.26.2010

Corporate prayer begins to take out the individualistic assumption that Christianity is only about me and my relationship with God.

Why Every Pastor-in-Training Should Read Ed’s Book

By Michael Lawrence | 02.26.2010

Fear of man isn’t the only issue pastors face, but it’s a huge one and will have an outsized impact on the faithfulness and shape of their ministry.

Praying Beyond Health Concerns

By David Powlison | 02.26.2010

Why don’t church members pray beyond the sick list? Often because their pastors have not taught or modeled otherwise.

Doing Seminary Well

By Owen Strachan | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.26.2010

I want to encourage seminarians to approach their work with reverence, receptivity, realism, and responsibility.

The Devotional Life of the Professional Christian

By Mike Gilbart-Smith | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.26.2010

Unless we appreciate the importance and the urgency of prayer and meditation on God’s Word, we will leave it until tomorrow.

Thirty Two Principles for Public Prayer

By Ligon Duncan | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.25.2010

Public prayer should abound in the language of Scripture.

Corporate Aspects of the Lord’s Prayer*

By Phil Ryken | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.25.2010

Since the Lord’s Prayer is a family prayer, we not only pray with one another, we also pray for one another.

Sample Corporate Prayers from December 9, 2007

9Marks | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.25.2010

It is to the praise of Christ alone that we pray these things, through him, amen.

Sample Sunday School Class-On Corporate Prayer

By Jamie Dunlop | 9Marks Journal: Living As a Church | 02.25.2010

In corporate prayer we show our utter dependence to God as a church.

Recommendations for Improving Public Prayer*

By L. Duncan, T. Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.25.2010

Let us make several recommendations for the improvement of public prayer.

Potential and Pitfalls of Together For The Gospel

By David Doran | 9Marks Journal: Cooperation | 02.25.2010

What’s becoming more obvious to many within Evangelicalism is that not all who claim the label evangelical can do so with any biblical or historical legitimacy.

A Christian Fundamentalist Travel Guide

By Matthew Hoskinson | 9Marks Journal: Cooperation | 02.25.2010

One must differentiate between fundamentalism as an idea and fundamentalism as a movement.