Further Reflections on Recent Conversations about Christian Freedom

By Jonathan Leeman | 07.27.2020

Why would 9Marks feel compelled to respond to Grace Community Church’s elders and raise these points right now?

Episode 139: Remembering J. I. Packer

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.22.2020

Jonathan Leeman asks Mark Dever to reflect on his friendship with J. I. Packer. 

Pastors, Watch Your Doctrine

By Gregory A. Wills | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020

Some of God’s truth may not be welcomed by your hearers. That must not deter you. Preach all that God has spoken. Do not judge the effectiveness of the word of God; let it judge you.

What “Able to Teach” Means and Doesn’t Mean

By Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020

God requires clarity, not cleverness; doctrinal fidelity, not rhetorical flourish.

Three Warnings for Those Who Preach the Word

By Ken Mbugua | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020

In and around the shadows of the pulpit, soul-damning dangers lurk.

Keep Studying

By Evgeny Bakhmutsky | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020

When I took my final exams at university I was convinced my life would only get easier. “Well, now I will have a calm and measured life,” I thought. How wrong I was!

Small Beginnings: J. C. Ryle in Exbury

By Geoff Chang | 06.29.2020

Pastors are often tempted to be dissatisfied with their churches. Some long for greater prominence and larger congregations. But this dissatisfaction is part of the Enemy’s lies; such outcomes must be left to the Lord.

Preachers Talk, Episode 7: On Preaching Over the Long Haul

By D. Helm, E. Copeland, J. Meeks | 06.25.2020

David Helm and Ed Copeland have both been preaching at the same place for more than 20 years. In this episode of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with them about how all preachers should think about preaching for the long haul.

5 Reasons You Should Preach through 1 Timothy

By Phil Newton | 06.03.2020

Brothers, preach 1 Timothy. And don’t wait too long. You and your congregation need its Christ-centered focus for the church.

Preachers’ Talk, Episode 6: On Preaching in a Troubled Age

By D. Helm, E. Copeland, J. Meeks | 05.29.2020

The nation is reeling, and Sunday is coming. So what should preachers do?

Five Reflections on Pastoral Disagreements

By Andy Naselli | 05.28.2020

When you and your fellow pastors don’t think unanimously about a practical shepherding issue, you should disagree with your fellow pastors with love and respect and without any anger or bitterness.

Biblical Theology

By N. Roark, R. Cline

How the Church Faithfully Teaches the Gospel Throughout the history of the church, Christians have always had to contend with the influence of unbiblical teachings related to God, humanity, and salvation. One of the most important safeguards against all forms of heresy is a robust appreciation for biblical theology—reading the Bible in a way that […]

5 Reasons You Should Preach through 2 Thessalonians

By Jeremy Walker | 05.22.2020

As pastors and preachers, the urgency of the whole epistle presses us particularly. It reminds us of the weight of responsibility we carry as we speak truth and press for a right response.

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 14: What Will Change, What Might Change, and What Must Stay the Same (with Collin Hansen)

By C. Hansen, J. Leeman | 05.21.2020

Jonathan Leeman chats with Collin Hansen about what COVID-19 will change, what it might change, and what it can never change.

Preachers’ Talk — Episode 5: On Preaching in a Distracted Age

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 05.21.2020

In this episode of Preachers’ Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and Ed Copeland about preaching in a distracted age.