Evangelism

Book Review: Honest Evangelism, by Rico Tice

Review by Austin Suter | 02.04.2016

Evangelism is hard. This book should help.

Book Review: The 3-D Gospel: Ministry in Guilt, Shame, and Fear Cultures, by Jason Georges

Review by Jeremy Yong | 9Marks Journal: Missions: Adding Wisdom to Zeal | 12.21.2015

Jason Georges, The 3-D Gospel: Ministry in Guilt, Shame, and Fear Culture. 3D Gospel, 2014, 82 pages. $8.99.   I am a pastor who grew up in an honor-shame culture, so the title 3D Gospel: Ministry in Guilt, Shame and Fear Cultures piqued my interest. The author Jayson Georges (M. Div., Talbot) spent nine years in Central […]

A Collection of Book Reviews on the Church in China

Review by Eric Beach | 9Marks Journal: Missions: Adding Wisdom to Zeal | 12.21.2015

Here is a collection of several brief book reviews on the Christian church in China through the centuries.

A Cross-Shaped Calling

By Tim Keesee | 9Marks Journal: Missions: Adding Wisdom to Zeal | 12.21.2015

The missionary “calling” is not about us going so much as it is about us following in the bright wake of our risen King.

5 Ways Your Church Can Get Involved in Global Missions Starting Tomorrow

By D. Platt, P. Akin | 9Marks Journal: Missions: Adding Wisdom to Zeal | 12.21.2015

2.8 billion people have little to no access to the gospel. What can we do about it, starting tomorrow?

4 Practices of a Great Commission Church

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Missions: Adding Wisdom to Zeal | 12.21.2015

Too often, a grotesque competitiveness marks evangelical churches. But a Great Commission church does not compete with other gospel-preaching churches.

What Would Happen if You Sent Your Best?

By Steve Jennings | 9Marks Journal: Missions: Adding Wisdom to Zeal | 12.21.2015

Sending your best people means new and healthy churches will be planted, and your congregation will mature.

Stop Sending Missionaries: Why More Isn’t Always Better

By Steve Jennings | 9Marks Journal: Missions: Adding Wisdom to Zeal | 12.18.2015

The workers are few, and the harvest is great. But that does not mean just any and all workers will do.

Mailbag #24: What Happens to Infants Who Die; Thinking through Civil Disobedience; Calling Out False Teachers by Name

By Jonathan Leeman | 12.14.2015

— What happens to infants who die? Do they go to heaven? — How should Christians think through the category of “civil disobedience”? — Should pastors call out false teachers by name?

Book Review: Talking to Catholics about the Gospel, by Chris Castaldo

Review by ​Leonardo De Chirico | 11.30.2015

My hope is that this book will set the tone for present and future engagements by evangelicals to their Catholic friends.

9 Marks of Healthy Missions

By J. Mack Stiles | 9Marks Journal: Missions: Adding Wisdom to Zeal | 11.18.2015

The best thing you can do for missionaries is to make sure you keep your church healthy. They can’t do the work there if churches are unhealthy here.

One Example of Reaching Your Multi-Ethnic Neighbors

By Juan Sanchez | 9Marks Journal: Multi-Ethnic Churches | 09.25.2015

Once one understands the place of the local church in God’s eternal plan, it’s worth re-thinking both ethnic-language church planting and ethnic-language ministry in general.

Helping Asian Churches Become Multi-Ethnic

By Patrick Cho | 9Marks Journal: Multi-Ethnic Churches | 09.25.2015

How can a church with a particular ethnic identity strive to become more multiethnic? Here are eight principles to consider.

9Marks at 9 with Dever, Mohler, Platt, Akin, and Charles

By A. Mohler, D. Akin, D. Platt, H. B. Charles, M. Dever | 07.01.2015

Mark Dever sits down with David Platt, R. Albert Mohler Jr., H.B. Charles, and Danny Akin to chat about the current state of the Southern Baptist Convention.

5 Ministry Opportunities Unique to College Campuses

By Paul Billings | 04.02.2015

Recent church history tells us that the college campus is one of the most strategic places for your church to focus on. What would it look like for your church to get involved?