Category Archives: 9Marks

Church Discipline – A Difficult Task?

By | January 17, 2017

“Looking at Jesus through the prism of Johannine values offers unique insight into the priorities of discipleship. One’s personal relationship with Christ towers over every other consideration. What establishes preeminence in the Christian community is not apostleship or ecclesiastical office, nor titles or territory, not the charismatic gifts of tongues, healing, prophecy, or inspired preaching, but only our… Read More »

Why are 9Marks Churches So Unhealthy?

By | December 29, 2016

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post authored by Dale Rudiger. Dale’s blog is titled “The Ex-Catholic Journal”and may be found here. I encourage you to check it out! Why are 9Marks Churches So Unhealthy? NOVEMBER 20, 2016 [This is the eighth in a series on improper submission: The first article (link) covered the similarities between Roman Catholicism and Islam,… Read More »

Mack Stiles – Perpetuating the Myth of Danger in the UAE

By | December 16, 2016

The video above displays state persecution of Christians in Indonesia. It is heartbreaking. To serve as a missionary in Indonesia would undoubtedly present legitimate hardships and dangers. Although officially a secular state, Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world (209 million), and Islam is the by far the dominant religion in the country. I live in… Read More »

Crooked Mahaney Corrupts Mark Dever

By | November 19, 2016

      No, you’re not seeing double! The more observant among you will have noticed that there has been a change in the most recent edition of C.J. Mahaney’s autobiography – Joshua Harris has been unceremoniously dumped, his foreword replaced by an equally flattering version penned by Mahaney’s Captain, Mark Dever.     Harris, a man intimately… Read More »

Sovereign Grace Pastor Nathan Smith Deletes Inconvenient Truths

By | September 27, 2016

  I am sorry to have to inform you that the toxic tentacles of what Bojinar Marinov refers to as the “ministry-industrial complex,” have stretched across the pond, from the USA to the UK. Marinov, in his excellent article “Kevin DeYoung’s Gorbachevian Perestruvka Will Fail,” has rightly described this “complex” as “a conglomerate of denominations, publishing houses, mission… Read More »