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How the Nations Rage

How the Nations Rage

by Jonathan Leeman

How can we move forward amid such political strife and cultural contention?We live in a time of division. It shows up not just between political parties and ethnic groups and churches but also inside of them. As Christians, we’ve felt pushed to the outskirts of national public life, yet even then we are divided about how to respond. Some want to streng… Read more…

The Rule of Love: How the Local Church Should Reflect God's Love and Authority

The Rule of Love: How the Local Church Should Reflect God's Love and Authority

by Jonathan Leeman

God Is Love vs. Love Is GodOur culture’s view of love—with no boundaries or judgments or conditions— justifies whatever our hearts want and whatever our hearts feel, rejecting any authority that gets in the way. Falsely heralded as the only path to true selfexpression and self-realization, this kind of love diminishes—if not completely redefines—th… Read more…

Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus

Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus

by Michael Horton and Jonathan Leeman

Jonathan Leeman addresses the commonly asked (and often unanswered) question of, “Why should I join a church?” in a time when many are shunning the practice of organized religion. By offering a brief, straightforward explanation of what church membership is and why it’s important, Leeman gives the local church its proper due and builds a case for commi… Read more…

Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus

Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus

by Jonathan Leeman

More and more church leaders, pastors, and members are looking for guidance on how to practice church discipline in a biblical way. Here is a contemporary and concise how-to guide that provides a theological framework for understanding and implementing disciplinary measures in the local church, along with several examples of real-life situations. Drawing on … Read more…

Don't Call It a Comeback (Foreword by D. A. Carson): The Old Faith for a New Day

Don't Call It a Comeback (Foreword by D. A. Carson): The Old Faith for a New Day

by Collin Hansen, Justin Taylor, Kevin DeYoung, Ted Kluck, Tullian Tchividjian, D. A. Carson, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, David Mathis, Andrew David Naselli, Russell D. Moore, Jonathan Leeman, Tim Challies, Greg Gilbert, Owen Strachan, Denny Burk, Jay Harvey, A Naselli, Eric C. Redmond, Russell Moore, Ben Peays, An Naselli, Darr Patrick, R , James L HarveyIII and Peay

Recent cultural interest in evangelicalism has led to considerable confusion about what the term actually means. Many young Christians are tempted to discard the label altogether. But evangelicalism is not merely a political movement in decline or a sociological phenomenon on the rise, as it has sometimes been portrayed. It is, in fact, a helpful theological… Read more…

The Church and the Surprising Offense of God's Love (Foreword by Mark Dever): Reintroducing the Doctrines of Church Membership and Discipline

The Church and the Surprising Offense of God's Love (Foreword by Mark Dever): Reintroducing the Doctrines of Church Membership and Discipline

by Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman

When the world speaks of "love," it often means unconditional acceptance. Many churches have adopted this mind-set in their practice of membership and discipline-if they have not done away with such structures entirely. "Yet God's love and God's gospel are different than what the world expects," writes Jonathan Leeman. They're cen… Read more…

Word-Centered Church: How Scripture Brings Life and Growth to God's People

Word-Centered Church: How Scripture Brings Life and Growth to God's People

by Matt Chandler and Jonathan Leeman

It’s a question hundreds of pastors ask every day:What is the best way to grow?A lot of books give a lot of answers, but the best one comes from Scripture. Word-Centered Church brings that answer into sharp focus. Written by Jonathan Leeman, editorial director for the reputable ministry 9Marks, Word-Centered Church offers a thorough treatment of on… Read more…