Book Review: Charles Simeon of Cambridge, by Hugh Evans HopkinsReview by Michael Abraham | 10.14.2021
Charles Simeon was a preacher’s preacher and a pastor’s pastor. He was occupied with beholding the Lord Jesus Christ. We’d do well to imitate his ministry.
Book Review: Bavinck, by James EglintonReview by Shane Walker | 07.01.2021
James Eglinton has written an important, elegant, and scholarly introduction to Bavinck’s life and thought.
Small Beginnings: J. C. Ryle in ExburyBy 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.
Small Beginnings: C. H. Spurgeon at WaterbeachBy Geoff Chang | 06.10.2020
For so many young pastors, the early years of pastoral ministry can prove daunting. These highlights from Spurgeon’s first pastorate show us what to prioritize in these early years.
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 10: How Christians throughout the Ages Have Responded to Plagues & Pandemics (with Michael Haykin)By J. Leeman, M. A. G. Haykin | 05.15.2020
Jonathan Leeman chats with church historian Michael Haykin of SBTS about how Christians throughout the ages have responded to plagues and pandemics. Could it be that COVID-19 presents a historic opportunity?
What Did DC Churches Do When the Spanish Flu Struck Again?By Caleb Morell | 05.11.2020
Contrary to all expectations, the closing of churches for the month of October in 1918 did not result in decline and ruin, but in revitalization and growth.
What Would the Puritans Say to Us Now? Learning from Puritan Prescriptions on PreachingBy Matt Haste | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
What comes to your mind when you imagine a Puritan pastor in the pulpit? Long, boring sermons? Monotone diatribes?
How DC Churches Responded When the Government Banned Public Gatherings During the Spanish Flu of 1918By Caleb Morell | 03.12.2020
The influenza of 1918 provides an example of how churches in Washington DC responded to a public health crisis and government orders to close churches
Does the Book of Acts Teach Spontaneous Baptisms?By Caleb Morell | 03.10.2020
The claim that Acts demonstrates a uniform pattern of spontaneous baptisms is overstated.
When Calamity Strikes, Pastors & Missionaries Are ”Essential Personnel”By Colin Clark | 02.14.2020
How one pastor in China responded amid the coronavirus.
Missionaries Need to Know What a Church Is: A Lesson from Adoniram JudsonBy Geoff Chang | 01.17.2020
The goal of missions is not merely individual conversions. Rather, it’s to see indigenous, gospel-preaching churches planted.
Episode 110: On Preaching, the Supper, and the Unity of the Church (with Bobby Jamieson & Mark Feather)By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Feather | 01.14.2020
Recently, the well-known pastor and author Francis Chan made some alarming comments about preaching, the Lord’s Supper, and the unity of the church. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan … keep reading…
The Accidental Reformation: How Luther and Calvin Reformed the FamilyBy Owen Strachan | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019
Martin Luther and John Calvin represent two theologians of the Reformation, that Bible-driven movement so long ago, who promoted God’s vision for the family and led many to do the same.
Book Review: Protestants, by Alec RyrieReview by Forrest Strickland | 10.24.2019
A Protestant is not simply someone who has an all-encompassing experience with the God they find in the Bible. “Protestant” connotes, in part, certain theological convictions: beginning with the ancient creeds and including the solas of the Reformation.
A Tale of Two Baptist AssociationsBy Geoff Chang | 09.23.2019
Let me tell you the tale of two Baptist associations.