Book Review: Kindled Fire, by Zack Eswine

Review by Kevin McFadden | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 03.02.2010

Eswine has done us a great service by drawing together so much material on Spurgeon into one place.

Book Review: God in the Dark, by Os Guinness

Review by Patrick Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.02.2010

Guinness has done the church a favor by taking a thoughtful and serious look at doubt and providing biblical answers to tough questions.

Book Review: Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament, by D. A. Carson and G. K. Beale

Review by Jim Hamilton | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 03.02.2010

This new commentary will establish its place among those reference works that every student and teacher of the Bible will constantly consult. There is simply nothing else like is.

Surprised by Hope

Review by Thomas R. Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Marriage & Pastor's Wives | 03.02.2010

Wright appeals to many because he is brilliant and fascinating, and some of what he says is helpful. But his failure to emphasize the centrality of the gospel is troubling.

Notes from the Future: Evangelical Liberalism in the UK

By Mike Ovey | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

The inherent instability of theological liberalism is critical.

The Neo-Liberal Stealth Offensive

By Phil Johnson | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

The success or failure of the whole liberal agenda hinges on a patient public-relations cam­paign.

Air Conditioning Hell: How Liberalism Happens

By Al Mohler | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

Do we believe that hell is a part of the perfection of God’s justice? If not, we have far greater theological problems than those localized to hell.

The Real Scandal of the Evangelical Mind

By Carl Trueman | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

The day is coming when the cultural intellectual elites of evangelicalism—the institutions and the individuals—will face a tough decision.

What Lessons Can We Learn from the History of Liberalism?

By Gregory A. Wills | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

Liberalism is a heresy of evangelicalism. Evangelicals often miss this point.

Who Exactly Are the Evangelicals?

By Michael Horton | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

I remain convinced that there is still a place for being “evangelical.” Why? Quite simply, because we still have the evangel.

A Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum on Biblical Theology

By A. Menikoff, A. Davis, G. Goldsworthy, P. Johnson, S. J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology | 03.01.2010

If there’s no steady diet of biblical theology, what do our churches and church members really lose?

9Marks Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum

By Forum | 9Marks Journal: Preaching | 03.01.2010

Must the sermon be a monologue? If not, should it be?

How do I preach expositional sermons to uneducated hearers?

By Phil Newton | 03.01.2010

How do I preach expositional sermons to uneducated hearers?

Does regeneration necessarily precede conversion?

By Thomas R. Schreiner | 03.01.2010

God regenerates us and then we believe, and hence regeneration precedes our conversion.

Thinking About Evangelism Means Thinking About the Church

By Ryan Townsend | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Mission | 03.01.2010

To put it another way, the local church itself is the best and biblically-prescribed “evangelism program.”