Teaching the Trinity through Expositional PreachingBy Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021
The Trinity is one of the most central and crucial Christian doctrines; it is also one of the least prooftext-able.
Book Review: The Whole Counsel of God, by Tim Patrick and Andrew ReidReview by Shane Walker | 03.04.2021
Pastor, do you preach the whole counsel of God to your people?
3 Reasons You Should Preach through 2 JohnBy Sean DeMars | 01.27.2021
The little books of the Bible like 2 John often get neglected, don’t they? But they shouldn’t.
4 Reasons You Should Preach through 1 PeterBy Matthias Lohmann | 10.21.2020
If you want to help your people prepare for our rapidly secularizing and increasingly hostile culture, preach through 1 Peter.
3 Reasons to Preach through JamesBy Noah Braymen | 10.05.2020
The way that leads to trouble often seems harmless and at times helpful. The book of James brings sinners back from the By-Path Meadows of sin to the narrow way of Christ that leads to life (Matt. 7:13–14)
How Should the Preexistence of Christ Shape How We Preach the Old Testament?By Greg Lanier | 08.28.2020
I want to reflect briefly on whether and how the preexistence of Christ could impact the preaching of the Old Testament.
What “Able to Teach” Means and Doesn’t MeanBy Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020
God requires clarity, not cleverness; doctrinal fidelity, not rhetorical flourish.
Three Warnings for Those Who Preach the WordBy Ken Mbugua | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020
In and around the shadows of the pulpit, soul-damning dangers lurk.
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.
Moving from Topical to Expositional Preaching in Immigrant Churches: Five Steps of PreparationBy Alex Hong | 05.14.2020
If you’re the main preacher in an immigrant church, how can you move your people to love expository preaching? Consider these five practical suggestions.
What Advice Would You Give Churches that Aren’t Live-Streaming?By Bobby Jamieson | 05.01.2020
If you’re reading this, you’re likely not live-streaming weekly church services during this pandemic-prompted lockdown.
What Advice Would You Give Churches Livestreaming Their Services?By Greg Gilbert | 05.01.2020
If your church has decided to make the decision to livestream, here are some pieces of advice you may find helpful.
A T4G 2020 Sermon: What Is and Isn’t the GospelBy Greg Gilbert | 04.15.2020
The cross and the kingdom are theologically inseparable because the only way into the kingdom is through the cross.
The Imperative-Indicative BalanceBy Bryan Chapell | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 04.08.2020
Any preaching that is distinctively Christian must keep listeners from confusing, or inverting, our “who” and our “do.”
How (Not) to Preach the Old Testament ProphetsBy Nick Roark | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
Preaching faithfully from the Old Testament is always a challenge. But preaching faithfully from the Old Testament Prophets is perhaps most challenging of all.