What the Doctrine of Regeneration Means for Church Membership InterviewsBy Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021
Conversion is supernatural, and its implications for how you conduct your next church membership interviews are enormous.
Race, Political Partisanship, and the Unity of the ChurchBy C. Woods, I. Adams, J. Leeman, K. DeYoung, R. D. Moore | 04.13.2017
A workshop from TGC’s 2017 national conference.
Participants: Jonathan Leeman, Isaac Adams, Curtis Woods, Russell Moore, Kevin DeYoung
Mark Dever Interviews Jonathan Leeman about “Don’t Fire Your Church Members”By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.07.2017
Would you believe it if someone told you church structure actually plays a crucial role in your individual discipleship?
Western Missions and the Global Church: An Interview with Two International ChristiansWith Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Healthy Churches around the World | 12.22.2016
In this 9Marks interview, missions pastor Andy Johnson sits down with two international Christians—”Arnold” and “Vincent”—to discuss the role the Western church plays in the growth of Christianity abroad, particularly in the Muslim world and China.
Conversion & Its Costs: An Interview with Rosaria ButterfieldBy M. Dever, R. Butterfield | 10.31.2016
20 years ago, Rosaria Butterfield was a tenured English professor, an activist, and a lesbian. Now, she’s a pastor’s wife, a mom, and a Christian. What happened?
Discipling: A Conversation Between Mark Dever and Jonathan LeemanBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.27.2016
“If you say you’re a Christian, but you’re not helping other Christians follow Jesus, I’m simply not sure what you mean.”
God, Politics, and Other Easy Topics—A Conversation with Russell Moore and Mark DeverBy J. Leeman, M. Dever, P. Bethancourt, R. D. Moore | 07.18.2016
Russell Moore and Mark Dever sit down at this year’s SBC to chat about God, Politics, and Other Easy Topics.
The Shocking, Abysmal, and Embarrassing Failure of Churches to PrayBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 9Marks Journal: The Church Praying | 06.10.2016
Prayerlessness is a problem in so many churches. What can we do about it?
Church Discipline: A Difficult and Necessary TaskBy J. Leeman, L. Duncan, M. Dever, M. McConnell | 04.25.2016
Practicing church discipline is difficult. Perhaps this is why many churches seem to have neglected it.
Lessons for Fools: Mark Dever Asks Os Guinness about His New Evangelism BookBy M. Dever, O. Guinness | 03.08.2016
Christians should be persuasive, and with his new book Fool’s Talk, Os Guinness offers a comprehensive presentation of the art and power of creative and distinctly Christian persuasion.
How should this desire to be persuasive affect our evangelism? Does God expect us to know the answers to every question? And how can we do this while remaining humble, recognizing that salvation is all of grace?
For our most recent 9Marks interview, Mark Dever sits down with Guinness to talk with him about these questions and more. We hope you’ll find it useful.
Getting into the Weeds of Church Membership and Baptism with Bobby Jamieson and Jonathan LeemanBy B. Jamieson, J. Leeman | 07.08.2015
What is baptism? What does baptism mean? Is it simply an individual’s declaration that they now belong to Jesus? Is it a sign and seal of the new covenant, just as God intended circumcision to be a sign and seal of the old? And what does all of this have to do with church membership? Is church membership for everyone? Only baptized believers? Baptized believers and their children?
The Pastor and Counseling—A Conversation with Deepak Reju & Jeremy PierreBy D. Reju, J. Leeman | 06.12.2015
How do we apply the gospel to same-sex attraction? Why does a teenager struggling with self-cutting need to hear about justification by faith alone? How in the world can a biblical doctrine of God help a husband prone to anger?
Compelling Community—A Conversation with Mark Dever & Jamie DunlopBy J. Dunlop, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.21.2015
If God the Holy Spirit left your church this weekend, what would happen next?
Elders: Raising Them Up & Keeping Them Together with Jeramie Rinne and Eric BancroftBy E. Bancroft, J. Rinne | 04.05.2015
Where do elders come from? Is there a way to raise them up without trying to “reverse engineer” a man-made process? And once a church has elders, how can they stay unified? What does “unity” among elders even look like? Must they agree on every single thing?
Life, Ministry, and Books with Tim Keller—Part 3: BooksBy M. Dever, T. Keller | 02.25.2015
In the last of a three-part interview,* Mark Dever interviews Tim Keller about his book-writing ministry, how he attempts to confront a secular audience with the gospel, and more.