Numbers 5–8: On How Moses’ Test for Adultery Is Different Than Monty Python’s Test for Witches (Bible Talk, Ep. 44)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 12.01.2021

In Numbers 5–8, Israel is still revving its engine, preparing to enter the Promised Land. For now, we read about a strange test for adultery, the genesis of the Nazirite vow, and Aaron’s blessing, one of the most well-known passages in the whole Bible.

On Application (with Michael Lawrence) | Preachers Talk, Ep. 31

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, M. Lawrence | 11.19.2021

Every pastor knows they should apply the text. How should we do it well? How can we do it better?

On Sound Doctrine and the Problems with the “Deconstruction” Project (Pastors Talk, Ep. 188)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 11.16.2021

In this episode, Mark interviews Jonathan about our new Journal—Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry—and, in particular, his very long Editor’s Note, which focuses on the problems of the “deconstruction” project.

Editor’s Note: Defending Sound Doctrine Against the Deconstruction of American Evangelicalism

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

Jonathan Leeman reflects on the recent and popular project of “deconstructing” evangelicalism.

Scattered, Smothered, and Covered: How (Not) to Use Systematics in Your Sermon

By David King | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

Don’t “Waffle House” your preaching text.

Forum: Which Doctrinally Rich Songs Should Your Church Should Sing?

By D. Hodge, E. McAllister, J. Kauflin, M. Merker, M. Westerholm | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

Editor’s note: We asked the question, “What songs should churches sing that teach their people sound doctrine?” Below, we’ve recorded several responses. * * * * * Matt Merker “Hark! The Herald … keep reading…

Teaching the Trinity through Expositional Preaching

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

The Trinity is one of the most central and crucial Christian doctrines; it is also one of the least prooftext-able.

Jesus Cared About Doctrine

By Samuel Parkison | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

When we pit doctrine against devotion to Christ, we pit Christ against himself.

Why We Need Pastor-Theologians in the Church

By Kevin DeYoung | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

When I say we need pastor-theologians in the church, I mean that every pastor must conduct his ministry with an eye to declaring theological truth, diagnosing theological error, and discipling his congregation to be theologically informed and articulate.

Pastors Should Be Theologians

By G. Hiestand, T. Wilson | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

Scripture establishes pastors as the theological leaders of the church, however much they might think they have delegated this responsibility to the academy

What Eschatology Has to Do with Your Church’s Budget

By Ryan Robertson | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

We should prioritize our King’s priorities with his finances by discipling the members of our local churches and evangelizing the nations until he returns.

What the Doctrine of the Trinity Means for Our Corporate Worship

By Scott Swain | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

Week after week, across the globe, the vision of Revelation 4–5 is fulfilled as congregations praise one God in three persons, our Maker, our Redeemer, our Reward.

What the Doctrine of the Trinity Means for Prayer

By Tyler Wittman | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

Though we intuitively think of prayer as something we do to God, the trinitarian dynamics of prayer tell us just the opposite; more than anything, prayer is something God does to us.

On Gentle and Lowly (with Dane Ortlund) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 186

By D. Ortlund, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 11.02.2021

“Jesus is not who you think he is.”

Leviticus 16: On the Pinnacle of the Pentateuch (Bible Talk, Ep. 39)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 10.06.2021

For a while now, Jim and Sam have been saying that Leviticus 16—the Day of the Atonement—is the theological center of the Torah. In this episode, they finally defend their case.