An enchantment with the city isn’t the same as a biblical love for the city, and it won’t sustain you in the long run.
When God burdens a preacher for a people group, a neighborhood, or a block, it’s right for that preacher to go and become all things to all people so that he might save some.
When a church becomes less about the demands of Scripture on our lives and more about our demands on the church to fit our preferences, it loses its power to transform us and subvert our idols.
Christians have the opportunity to innovate and speak about technology in such a way that points to a greater Creator, and a true Savior.
A workshop from TGC’s 2017 national conference.
Participants: Jonathan Leeman, Isaac Adams, Curtis Woods, Russell Moore, Kevin DeYoung
Authority is God’s good and dangerous gift. Therefore, it’s important for pastors and church leaders to exercise their authority well, and in doing so image God.
Mailbag #58: Does the State or Church Have Authority to Marry; Counsel for Re-Writing Our ConstitutionBy Jonathan Leeman | 04.07.2017
— Who has the authority to marry: the state or the church? — Four brief questions from a pastor who’s rewriting his church’s constitution.
Jonathan sits down with Mark to ask him questions from our new Journal: Pastoring Singles.
Vocation and service: two major areas of life that are often neglected in the pulpit, but that help the people of God find purpose and hope in this fallen, often lonely world.
Singleness, Same-Sex Attraction, and the Church: A Conversation with Sam Allberry, Rosaria Butterfield, and Christopher YuanBy C. Yuan, R. Butterfield, S. Allberry | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Singles | 03.20.2017
Sam Allberry, Rosaria Butterfield, and Christopher Yuan answer questions on same-sex attraction, singleness, and the church.
We live in a society whose only route to true intimacy has become the joy of sex.
— Is it okay to tell my church members, “You should never vote for a pro-abortion candidate”? — Would you say churches that don’t practice membership or discipline are not true churches?
What we all need are not more authoritarian preachers but more authoritative sermons.
We live in politically contentious times. Jonathan Leeman sat down with Mark Dever to chat about how to pastor people faithfully amidst political disagreement.
A mere ten years ago, social media didn’t exist. Now it’s everywhere. Jonathan Leeman sits down with Mark Dever to chat about the difficulties of pastoring in the age of social media.