politics

Should Pastors Endorse a Candidate? (with Bobby Scott)

By B. Scott, J. Leeman | 10.19.2020

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God’s Righteousness and Our Injustice

By Jonathan Leeman | 10.17.2020

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What Makes a Vote Moral or Immoral? The Ethics of Voting

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

When I refer to the ethics of voting, I mean I’m interested in what makes a vote sinful or permissible. I’m not asking what makes a vote good or wise.

Pastoring with Certainty in Uncertain Times

By Zach Schlegel | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

How do we pastor a congregation with conflicting sets of political certainties? How do we maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Eph. 4:3) without compromising what’s true?

Should You Be a Political Activist?

By Brian Davis | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

What’s often missing in our calls to action is charity and freedom.

4 Theological Principles for Christian Political Activism

By Murray Campbell | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

How do I know if my political advocacy is unwise and even ungodly? Here are four theological and pastoral suggestions for why and how Christians can be political activists.

Pastoring Through A Contested Election: A Kenyan Perspective

By Ken Mbugua | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

If there’s ever a time to trust in the sufficiency of God’s Word, it’s in the midst of political turmoil.

Pastoring in Political Turmoil — A Perspective from Lebanon

By Marwan Aboul-Zelof | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

Lebanon is a spectacular country with a rich history. Her beauty is even recorded in the Bible. But for several thousand years, she has been plagued with destruction and corruption.

13 Principles for Pastoring Through Political Turmoil

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

We feel the political heat for different reasons, but we all feel it. How do we endure? Here are thirteen principles for pastoring through political turmoil.

Pastoring Undocumented Workers in Civil Unrest

By Alejandro Molero | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

Several years ago, I left Venezuela to plant a Spanish-speaking church in DC. Yet here I am again: different country, similar protests; different reasons, similar chaos spilling onto the streets; different slangs and slurs, same hate-filled hearts.

How Did Charles Spurgeon Address Contemporary Issues in His Preaching?

By A. DiPrima, G. Chang | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

Charles Spurgeon lived during a time of social and political upheaval. How did that affect his preaching?

Publicly Praying for Government Authorities

By Shane Walker | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

Why bother praying publicly for politicians? There are so many reasons not to do it. But they’re insufficient. Why? Simply put, because God commands it.

Should Pastors Endorse a Candidate?

By Bobby Scott | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

For any pastor troubled by how members of his church may vote in November, instead of using your pulpit to publicly endorse a candidate, perhaps it would be better to patiently disciple your congregation toward Christ-like maturity.

Hey Pastor, Has Anyone Ever Told You You’re a Good Listener?

By Dan Miller | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

Love leans in and listens well. May God help us so love one another.

Pastoring Amid Suspicion

By Tony Shepherd | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020

The current cultural moment is tumultuous, and having honest conversation about polarizing topics is a difficult task for any church. But we must fight suspicion.

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