Why Are Some Pastors So Dogmatic About Secondary Issues?

Why Are Some Pastors So Dogmatic About Secondary Issues?

By Eric Bancroft | 02.08.2019

Eric Bancroft, a pastor in Miami, talks about the importance of the fruit of the Spirit amid our disagreement with others.

Pastors and Politics from the Pulpit

Pastors and Politics from the Pulpit

By Jonathan Leeman | 01.30.2019

Jonathan Leeman answers this difficult question: Should pastors speak about politics from the pulpit?

Teaching Doctrine to Uneducated Hearers

Teaching Doctrine to Uneducated Hearers

By Andy Prime | 01.24.2019

Andy Prime, a church planter in Scotland, explains the necessity of teaching sound doctrine to everyone, regardless of educational background.

Building a Healthy Church Amid Nominal Christianity

Building a Healthy Church Amid Nominal Christianity

By Aaron Menikoff | 01.16.2019

The practice of meaningful membership is at the heart of what it means to be a faithful church in a nominal Christian culture.

Our Greatest Need Is Spiritual, Not Physical

Our Greatest Need Is Spiritual, Not Physical

By Ken Mbugua | 01.10.2019

Ken Mbugua, a pastor in Nairobi, answers the question, “What do you wish American pastors, churches, and missionaries knew about Christianity in Africa?”

Why and how should pastors cultivate contentment?

Why and How Should Pastors Cultivate Contentment?

By Erik Raymond | 01.03.2019

We grow in contentment through a long process in the university of Jesus.

Must a Preacher Preach the Gospel in Every Sermon?

Must a Preacher Preach the Gospel in Every Sermon?

By Nathan Malpass | 12.27.2018

As preachers, we must proclaim the gospel in every sermon. But that doesn’t mean our sermons from Galatians should sound exactly like our sermons from Genesis.

2019 Reading Plan

2019 Reading Plan

By Mark Dever | 12.20.2018

What books do you plan to read in 2019? In this brief video, Mark Dever gives you a plan for reading through nine 9Marks books in 2019.

Belonging Before Believing?

By Michael Lawrence | 12.20.2018

Pastor Michael Lawrence explains why this ministry philosophy, though well-intentioned, is not a good idea.

Mission of the Church

What Does Social Justice Have to Do with the Mission of the Church?

By Mike McKinley | 12.18.2018

If we invest in social issues without ever explaining the gospel, then we’ve failed the test of love.

Does an Eternal Hell Call Into Question God’s Love?

Does an Eternal Hell Call Into Question God’s Love?

By Brian Davis | 12.13.2018

The existence of an eternal Hell is not a character flaw of God. It “amens” his glory because in Hell, we see sin for the horrid, blasphemous folly that it truly is.

EOY 2018

Mark Dever reflects on our 20th anniversary

By Mark Dever | 12.07.2018

In this video, Mark Dever reflects on two decades of building healthy churches.

Rediscovering the Language of Lament

By Mark Vroegop | 12.06.2018

Lament is a language the church needs to rediscover because life is hard, the gospel is beautiful, and the church must be a place that understands what we should do with our pain.

Stop Trusting Methodologies, Start Preaching the Gospel

Stop Trusting Methodologies, Start Preaching the Gospel

By J. Mack Stiles | 11.29.2018

What piece of advice would Mack Stiles, a pastor in the Middle East, give to missionaries?

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What is the best counsel I have received about pastoral ministry?

By Aaron Menikoff | 11.08.2018

Aaron Menikoff shares the two words of advice that influenced his pastoral ministry.