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Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (3rd Edition)

Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (3rd Edition)

by Mark Dever and David Platt

<p>Now in its third edition and featuring a new foreword by <em>New York Times</em> best-selling author David Platt, pastor Mark Dever’s classic book is not an instruction manual for church growth. Rather, it is a wise pastor’s recommendation for how to assess the health of a church using nine crucial qualities often neglected by many o… Read more…

Preaching the Cross

Preaching the Cross

by Mark Dever, J. Ligon Duncan, R. Albert Mohler Jr., John Piper, R. Albert MohlerJr., C. J. Mahaney, John MacArthur, R. C. Sproul and CJ Mahaney

<p>Proclaiming the gospel is without a doubt the most important task of pastoral ministry, yet often other, seemingly more urgent activities obscure it. From time to time all pastors and preachers need to be reminded of the primacy of the gospel.</p> <p>Preaching the Cross does just this. It is a call to expository, gospel-centered preachi… Read more…

The Deliberate Church: Building Your Ministry on the Gospel

The Deliberate Church: Building Your Ministry on the Gospel

by Mark Dever and Paul Alexander

<p>Dever and Alexander propose a model of complete reliance and submission to the gospel when building a healthy church. Great resource for pastors, elders, and others interested in the vitality of their church.</p>… Read more…

The Unadjusted Gospel

The Unadjusted Gospel

by Mark Dever, J. Ligon Duncan, John Piper, R. Albert MohlerJr., C. J. Mahaney, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John MacArthur, R. C. Sproul and CJ Mahaney

<p>Responding to the perennial temptation to “tame” the message about Jesus, leaders such as John MacArthur, John Piper, Thabiti Anyabwile, and R. C. Sproul challenge Christians to hold fast to the faith by emphasizing the importance of maintaining a pure and unadulterated view of the gospel. Whether it’s looking back at the New Testament and the… Read more…

The Compelling Community: Where God's Power Makes a Church Attractive

The Compelling Community: Where God's Power Makes a Church Attractive

by Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop

<p><strong>What does a community that testifies to God's power look like?</strong></p> <p>God’s people are called to a togetherness and commitment that transcends all natural boundaries—whether ethnic, generational, or economic. But such a community can be enjoyed only when it relies on the power of God in the gospel.<… Read more…

Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology (Contributors: Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John MacArthur, John Piper, R.C. Sproul)

Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology (Contributors: Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John MacArthur, John Piper, R.C. Sproul)

by Mark Dever, J. Ligon Duncan, John Piper, R. Albert MohlerJr., C. J. Mahaney, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John MacArthur, R. C. Sproul and CJ Mahaney

<p><em>Some of the leading voices in evangelical Christianity reaffirm the importance of preaching biblical theology for the health of our churches.</em></p> <p>Loving, teaching, and rightly dividing the Word of God is every pastor's privilege and responsibility. If a pastor understands what the Word says about God, man, and… Read more…

It Is Well: Expositions on Substitutionary Atonement

It Is Well: Expositions on Substitutionary Atonement

by Mark Dever and Michael Lawrence

<p>The idea of Christ's substitutionary atonement for sinners is central in both the Old and New Testaments—from the Passover to the prophets to the words of Jesus and the apostles. In <em>It Is Well</em>, pastors Mark Dever and Michael Lawrence demonstrate how the atonement is clearly taught throughout Scripture.</p> <p>… Read more…

For the Fame of God's Name: Essays in Honor of John Piper

For the Fame of God's Name: Essays in Honor of John Piper

by Mark Dever, Randy Alcorn, Justin Taylor, D. A. Carson, R. Albert MohlerJr., C. J. Mahaney, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John MacArthur, Bruce A. Ware, Wayne Grudem, Sam Storms, David Powlison, Thomas R. Schreiner, Jon Bloom, Gregory K. Beale and Fer

<p>John Piper has had a profound impact on countless men and women over his nearly thirty years of ministry. From his online ministry with Desiring God to his preaching ministry at Bethlehem Baptist to his writing ministry in over thirty books, his faithful service has encouraged and challenged many with God&rsquo;s Word.&nbsp;</p><p&g… Read more…

What Does God Want of Us Anyway?: A Quick Overview of the Whole Bible

What Does God Want of Us Anyway?: A Quick Overview of the Whole Bible

by Mark Dever

<p>Originally delivered as sermons by pastor Mark Dever at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington DC, these three studies are now available in one hardcover volume. Dever guides readers to take a step back and look at the Bible from a broader perspective. As we notice new features of an object when viewed from a distance, so too the major themes of … 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

<p>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&#… Read more…

Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus

Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus

by Mark Dever

<p>Before ascending to heaven, Jesus instructed his followers to “make disciples of all nations.” But what does this command actually entail? What does it look like for Christians to care for one another’s spiritual well-being and growth? In this introduction to the basics of discipling, veteran pastor and author Mark Dever uses biblical definiti… Read more…

A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

by Mark Dever, Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, John Piper, J. I. Packer, Sam Storms, Paul Helm, Mark Talbot, Noël Piper, Donald S. Whitney, Sherard Burns and Noël Piper

<p>"Useful men are some of the greatest blessings of a people. To have many such is more for a people's happiness than almost anything, unless it be God's own gracious, spiritual presence amongst them; they are precious gifts of heaven."</p> <p>Certainly one of the most useful men in evangelical history was the man who preac… Read more…


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