Culture

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.

Did Moses Marry a Black Woman?

By John Piper | 9Marks Journal: Race and Ethnicity | 02.25.2010

Where racial intermarriage is disapproved, the culture with money and power will always dominate and always oppress.

When, Why, & Where To Draw Boundaries

By Wayne Grudem | 02.25.2010

Why should Christian organizations draw boundaries at all?

Together for What?

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Cooperation | 02.25.2010

We are justified by faith alone, but a justifying faith produces Christians who look more and more like the God they worship.

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.

A Conversational Approach: Will it Preach?

By Mike Gilbart-Smith | 9Marks Journal: Preaching | 02.25.2010

My greatest fear for the removal of authoritative preaching from the congregation is that the Scriptures themselves will cease to be treated as authoritative.

Informed Consent: Biblical and Legal Protection for Church Discipline

By Ken Sande | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline: Medicine for the Body | 02.25.2010

By updating your governing documents with these kinds of provisions, you can strengthen your ability to obey God’s command to restore straying sheep.

Discipline in the Mainline – Is it Possible or Even Wise?

By Kevin DeYoung | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline (Part 1) | 02.25.2010

Discipline is possible, on a congregational and on a denomination-wide level. I’ve witnessed it with my own eyes. But it is rare and difficult.

Learning to Multiply

By Tim Cantrell | 9Marks Journal: Family & Parenting | 02.25.2010

Not a single industrialized nation today has a high enough fertility rate to replace itself.

Embedded Portraits: A Theological Vision for Families 1

By Andrew Nichols | 9Marks Journal: Family & Parenting | 02.25.2010

Is Satan more concerned about the families in your church than you are?

Contextualizing the Gospel in an Egalitarian World

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.25.2010

A pastor should know his congregation, and a Christian should know his non-Christian friend, so they both can exercise wisdom and sensitivity in communicating the gospel.

An Emerging Church Primer

By Justin Taylor | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.25.2010

We need to remember that we are bound by the Word of God to speak the truth in love. Some of us are so wired to “speak the truth” that we fail to do it in love.

The Therapeutic Gospel

By David Powlison | 9Marks Journal: The Gospel | 02.25.2010

In this new gospel, the great “evils” to be redressed do not call for any fundamental change of direction in the human heart.

Brian McLaren and the Gospel of Here & Now

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: The Gospel | 02.25.2010

For all his off-the-cuff casualness, McLaren is nothing if not deliberate. He has an agenda, and it’s to reset altogether the church’s understanding of the gospel.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Christian Rap (with Shai Linne and Voice)

By C. "Voice" Allen, M. Dever, S. Linne | 10.01.2009

Are “Christian” and “rap” mutually exclusive? Hardly. Shai Linne and Voice explain hip hop culture, rap music’s potential for the gospel, and why rap can’t replace preaching.