9Marks at 9: The State of the SBC

State of the SBC 2021

By D. Akin, H. B. Charles, K. Smith, M. Dever | 07.12.2021

A roundtable discussion with Mark Dever, Danny Akin, H.B. Charles, and Kevin Smith.

Why Deacons are Crucial

By J. Leeman, J. Sanchez, M. Dever, M. Smethurst | 07.12.2021

A conversation between Mark Dever, Jonathan Leeman, Matt Smethurst, and Juan Sanchez.

Be Like Batman: Guard the Gospel (with Sam Emadi)

By J. Leeman, S. Emadi | 07.01.2021

SHOW NOTES Article: Be Like Batman: Guard the Gospel, by Sam Emadi

Rejoice with Those Who Rejoice; Weep with Those Who Weep (with Paul Martin)

By J. Leeman, P. Martin | 07.01.2021

Christians ought to weep with those who weep, and rejoice with those who rejoice. Surprisingly, the latter is often more difficult than the former.

Invite Your Pastors into Your Life (with Omar Johnson)

By J. Leeman, O. Johnson | 9Marks Journal: How to Build Up Your Church: A Guidebook for Members | 06.29.2021

SHOW NOTES Article: Invite Your Pastors into Your Life (with Omar Johnson)

Evangelize the Lost (with Eric Bancroft)

By E. Bancroft, J. Leeman | 9Marks Journal: How to Build Up Your Church: A Guidebook for Members | 06.28.2021

SHOW NOTES Article: Evangelize the Lost, by Eric Bancroft

Speak Only What Is Good to Give Grace (with Josh Manley)

By J. Leeman, J. Manley | 9Marks Journal: How to Build Up Your Church: A Guidebook for Members | 06.27.2021

SHOW NOTES Article: Speak Only What Is Good to Give Grace, by Josh Manley

Don’t Muzzle the Ox (with Ken Mbugua)

By J. Leeman, K. Mbugua | 9Marks Journal: How to Build Up Your Church: A Guidebook for Members | 06.26.2021

Generally speaking, pastors should be financially supported by the people they minister to. Agree or disagree?

Forbear with One Another (with Dan Miller)

By D. Miller, J. Leeman | 9Marks Journal: How to Build Up Your Church: A Guidebook for Members | 06.25.2021

Church members have the holy calling of “putting up with one another”—or, as the Bible puts it, forbearing with one another.

The Gospel Is Worth Dying For

By J. Mack Stiles | 05.13.2021

Mack Stiles, a former pastor in the Middle East, offers counsel to persecuted Christians.

Why Deacons Are Crucial for Healthy Churches

By G. Chang, J. Leeman, J. Sanchez, M. Smethurst | 04.29.2021

A panel discussion at TGC21 about the crucial role deacons play in the church.

The Post-Covid Church

By C. Hansen, J. Allen, J. Onwuchekwa, J. Leeman, K. DeYoung | 04.29.2021

A panel discussion at TGC21 about how we can help Christians rediscover the important role gathering with the church should play in our Christian discipleship.

An “American” Question about “American” Ideas

By Ken Mbugua | 03.24.2021

In which pastor Ken Mbugua laughs at—and then answers—the question: Are church membership and church discipline just American ideas?

On Earth as in Heaven: A (Very) Brief Biblical Theology of Heaven (with Sam Emadi)

By J. Leeman, S. Emadi | 02.18.2021

Have you every wondered how the concept of heaven fits into the entire biblical storyline? Check out this conversation between Jonathan Leeman and Sam Emadi.

Heavenly Helps for Pastoral Problems (with Mark Redfern)

By J. Leeman, M. Redfern | 02.15.2021

If you read through the pastoral epistles, you’ll notice how often Paul encourages Timothy and Titus with the hope of heaven. Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Mark Redfern about this. … keep reading…