Building Healthy Churches in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Rick Denham | 08.28.2018

All across the great continent of Africa, men and women are coming to Christ. That’s what the reports say—and that’s what our friends on the ground say, too. This is wonderful news, but it raises some questions: How will they grow? Who will shepherd them? What will protect the gospel and keep them from bad […]

International Director’s Summer in Europe

By Rick Denham | 06.28.2018

While in Europe this summer, Rick visited the church of Christian Schmid, one of our partners in Bern, Switzerland. This congregation is part of the Evangelium21 network in German-speaking Switzerland, and Rick was encouraged to see how our 9Marks books in German were being used in the capital, Bern, to nurture healthy churches. At his […]

9Marks at SEBTS 2018 – Missions

By Rick Denham | 04.28.2018

How did the message of Jesus get from first-century Jerusalem to where you live 20 centuries later? Consider the barriers the gospel had to cross to reach you—barriers of geography, language, ethnicity, and time. Who could possibly have accomplished such a task? There’s no single person fit for the job. This is precisely why God […]

What Moves You?

By Rick Denham | 03.28.2017

The effort you expend to get to a destination says something about its importance. If the journey is difficult, the destination must be worth it. I want you to meet Dwayne, a pastor from Poinciana Church of God, a Pentecostal church just outside Orlando. A while back, Dwayne began to ask questions about his church’s […]