Book Review: Being There, by Dave Furman

Review by Paul Martin | 09.12.2016

This excellent new book is a how-to manual to care for the hurting.

Book Review: Rhythms of Grace, by Mike Cosper

Review by Matt Damico | 09.06.2016

It can be tempting to try to create or manufacture “experiences” for our people. But years of thoughtfully planned services with Word-centered content will bear more fruit than sporadic highs.

Book Review: Search, by William Vanderbloemen

Review by Chris Brauns | 9Marks Journal: Pastoral Moves | 08.19.2016

The crying need of churches in our day is biblical shepherds who are passionately committed to our King and the authority of his Word. This book, unfortunately, doesn’t challenge churches in this regard.

Book Review, After You Believe, by N. T. Wright

Review by Mike Christ | 06.08.2016

Wright majors on the skills one must develop to perform acts of holiness, but misses the relational heart of Christian obedience.

Book Review: Calvin’s Company of Pastors, by Scott Manetsch

Review by Paul Alexander | 05.31.2016

If you’re a faithful but discouraged pastor, this book is especially for you, because it proves you’re in good company.

Book Review: Confessing the Faith, by Chad Van Dixhoorn

Review by Eric Beach | 05.25.2016

What can a non-Presbyterian learn from the Westminster Confession of Faith?

Book Review: Church Revitalization from the Inside Out, by Robert Stuart

Review by Josh Vincent | 05.16.2016

This book was written by a shepherd who seeks to shepherd shepherds, calling them to reevaluate how they care for Christ’s sheep.

Book Review: Why Bother with Church?, by Sam Allberry

Review by Casey Hough | 05.12.2016

I can hardly imagine a pastor or church member that would not benefit from reading this wonderful book.

Book Review: Gospel Eldership, by Robert Thune

Review by Phil Newton | 05.06.2016

Thune has put together a series of essays, exercises, and questions for aspiring elders to consider before embracing the office of elder.

Book Review: Preaching the Whole Counsel of God, by Julius Kim

Review by Paul Alexander | 05.04.2016

This book stands out as a simple, reliable guide for faithfulness in the trenches.

Book Review: Family Worship, by Don Whitney

Review by Grant Gaines | 04.20.2016

Christian discipleship should start in the home, and this book from Donald Whitney shows husbands, wives, dads, and moms how to do it.

Book Review: Messy Grace, by Caleb Kaltenbach

Review by Jackie Hill-Perry | 04.11.2016

Messy Grace was a deeply encouraging, inspiring, and convicting read.

Book Review: Fool’s Talk, by Os Guinness

Review by Erik Raymond | 03.29.2016

Far too often, we engage in apologetics to win arguments rather than to win hearts. This book corrects that wrong impulse.

Book Review: The New Pastor’s Handbook, by Jason Helopoulos

Review by Dallas Goebel | 03.22.2016

This book gives guys like me the opportunity to sit down with an experienced pastor, ask any ministry related question, and receive a sound, concise answer.

Book Review: Beyond the Local Church, by Sam Metcalf

Review by Ken Caruthers | 03.15.2016

If the thesis of this book is true, then it is entirely possible that the work of 9Marks and other church-strengthening organizations is in vain.