Church History

Coming Soon to a Planet Near You: Lausanne III

By David Wells | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 02.26.2010

A new day is dawning, and we are seeing signs of strong leadership arising from outside the West.

The Pursuit of Christ in the Devotions of a Pastor

By Mike Gilbart-Smith | 02.26.2010

A pastor can recognize the necessity of a healthy devotional life, but have unhealthy motives for making sure that it happens.

An Evangelical-Fundamentalist Convergence?

By Benjamin Wright | 9Marks Journal: Cooperation | 02.25.2010

The Internet has created new opportunities for Fundamentalists and conservative Evangelicals to gain mutual appreciation and understanding.

A Christian Fundamentalist Travel Guide

By Matthew Hoskinson | 9Marks Journal: Cooperation | 02.25.2010

One must differentiate between fundamentalism as an idea and fundamentalism as a movement.

Inerrancy of the Bible: An Annotated Bibliography

By Mark Dever | 02.25.2010

Behind the centrality of expositional preaching is the assumption of the authority and truthfulness of God’s Word.

Looking at the Past and Present of Counseling

By David Powlison | 9Marks Journal: Counseling in the Church | 02.25.2010

People are willing to pay money to others who will never lead them to the Savior of the World. But that must change.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Inspiring Lives with Iain Murray

By I. H. Murray, M. Dever | 11.01.2009

Iain Murray, one of evangelicalism’s premier biographers, points to several luminaries from church history you might have missed.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Being Faithful in a Secular World with Darryl Hart

By D. G. Hart, M. Dever | 08.01.2009

Darryl Hart discusses J. Gresham Machen, evangelicalism, and why Christians shouldn’t be afraid of secularism.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

History and Discipline of the Local Church with Greg Wills

By G. A. Wills, M. Dever | 02.17.2004

What can a study of Baptist history bring to the modern church growth conversation? Join Mark Dever as he reflects on the Southern Baptist heritage with Greg Wills, Associate Professor of Church History at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Preaching with Fred and Elizabeth Catherwood

By E. Catherwood, F. Catherwood, M. Dever | 11.19.2003

How important is preaching? Listen as Fred and Elizabeth Catherwood reflect on the centrality of expositional preaching for the life and health of the local church.

Iain Murray - Mark Dever writing podcast

A Writer’s Retrospective with Iain Murray

By I. H. Murray, M. Dever | 11.18.2002

The influential co-founder of The Banner of Truth Trust and long time Presbyterian pastor Iain Murray looks back over his shoulder at the past 50 years of his own ministry and writing.

Book Review: Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches, ed. by Thomas White, Jason G. Deusing, and Malcomb B. Yarnell, III

Review by Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline (Part 1) | 09.02.2002

Allen’s chapter aside, this book is a generally well-articulated statement of some important Baptist distinctives.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Polity with Mark Dever

By M. Dever, M. Schmucker | 10.31.2001

With the variety of churches today, it would seem anything goes when it comes to the functioning of the church. But, is there actually a Biblical blueprint for church life? 9Marks discusses the book, Church Polity with the leaders of Capitol Hill Baptist Church.

Book Review: Paul’s Idea of Community, by Robert Banks

Review by Greg Gilbert | 10.02.2001

In the final analysis, Banks’s book is fatally flawed by its refusal to learn and teach from the entire Bible.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Jonathan Edwards and Evangelicalism Divided with Iain Murray

By I. H. Murray, M. Dever | 05.25.2001

Iain Murray, co-founder of The Banner of Truth Trust and author of numerous books, talks about his recent biography of Jonathan Edwards and reflects on his controversial latest release Evangelicalism Divided.