Deuteronomy 14–17: On Proto-Temples, IHOP Booths, and the Morality of Monarchies (Bible Talk, Ep. 60)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 08.03.2022

What kind of king must rule over Israel? One who fears the LORD by keeping all the words of his law so that he may continue long in his kingdom in Israel.

A Preachers Mailbag #3 | Preachers Talk, Ep 43

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 07.14.2022

Jeremy goes back to the mailbag to ask your questions to Dave and Ed about all things preaching. They cover everything from listening to other preaching to handling people who want to talk after the preaching.

Book Review: Christian Worldview, by Herman Bavinck

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 07.07.2022

‘Christian Worldview’ offers a fine philosophical and apologetic workout, and one might even call it cross-training for many of the issues and debates that compete for headline space today.

Revival and Revivalism in Youth Ministry

By Mike McGarry | 9Marks Journal: Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism | 06.14.2022

Passing the faith from generation to generation is both simpler and more difficult than revivalists prophesy.

Pray for Revival—in the Other Guy’s Church

By Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism | 06.14.2022

God has a big plan for his whole world, and God will accomplish his work in the world. Sometimes he may do that through us. Sometimes he may do it through the church down the street.

Can You Reverse Engineer Revival?

By Sean DeMars | 9Marks Journal: Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism | 06.14.2022

We must labor to excel in establishing the necessary conditions for revival, all while remembering that our triune God has predetermined the sufficient conditions for revival in eternity past.

Don’t Walk the Aisle, Carry Your Cross

By Ben Lacey | 9Marks Journal: Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism | 06.14.2022

How many non-Christians sit in your pews every Sunday, hardened in their unbelief because they’ve been given false assurance?

Revival Comes to Washington: An Analysis of the 1876 Revival in the Nation’s Capital

By Caleb Morell | 9Marks Journal: Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism | 06.14.2022

In 1876, Washington churches partnered together to host a 105-day-long revival meeting in the National Capital. This event illustrates the extent to which modern revivalism impacted American evangelicalism.

Six Marks of Revivalism

By Andrew Ballitch | 9Marks Journal: Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism | 06.14.2022

This article offers an introduction to revivalism. In short, it persists on a host of wrong assumptions and faulty premises. Do you see any of these marks today?

What Can We Learn from Charles Spurgeon and the New York Revival of 1858?

By Geoff Chang | 9Marks Journal: Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism | 06.14.2022

What did Spurgeon want his people to understand about God’s work in revival?

Pentecost: An Earthquake with Ongoing Tremors

By Sinclair Ferguson | 9Marks Journal: Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism | 06.14.2022

We might say that revival is the unstopping of the pent-up energies of the Spirit of God breaking down the dams which have been erected against his convicting and converting ministry in whole communities of individuals, as happened at Pentecost and in the “awakenings” which have followed.

Forgotten, Real Revivals of the Second Great Awakening

By Mark Rogers | 9Marks Journal: Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism | 06.14.2022

By naming the entire Second Great Awakening a result of man-made revivalism, we fail to recognize many examples of true revival between 1798 and 1820 that we can rejoice in and learn from.

Deuteronomy 7–8: On God’s Love, Our Security, and Turtles All the Way Down (Bible Talk, Ep. 57)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 06.01.2022

Why did God choose Israel? How might the answer to that question change everything, even for us a few thousand years later?

Book Review: Truth or Territory, by Jim Osman

Review by Caleb Morell | 05.19.2022

What is “strategic-level spiritual warfare,” and how is it making inroads in missions and local churches today? 

Deuteronomy 5–6: On “Fam Deevs,” Mar Duke, and the Shema (Bible Talk, Ep. 56)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 05.18.2022

We have arrived at one of Scripture’s most well-known passages, the Shema: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.”