Tag 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 »

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 »

I’ll Be Home For Christmas

By | December 13, 2016

    The 9Marx United Arab Emirates contingency will once again be home for Christmas! Yes, the frequent travelers will be the recipients of another all-expenses paid trip home; this time courtesy of radically idealistic college-aged youth (or their parents) who are willing to shell out the $160-$260 required entrance fee to attend the Cross Conference in Indianapolis,… 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 »

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) – Progressive Ideologists of the SBC?

By | October 14, 2016

Machen wrote to his mother in 1915, his first year as an attendee at a General Assembly: “Dreadful things seem to be going on at the General Assembly, the “liberal” candidate for moderator having been elected by a large majority. Of course a good many brethren did not know how bad he is. He posed as a “moderate… Read More »