Theology

Resurgence

Look around. The Spirit is up to something. There is a resurgence of biblically faithful, passionate believers on board with the mission of spreading Jesus' name. This is a movement anchored by a theological foundation of four points.

The Resurgence is largely known for its global reach. We host the largest Christian leadership blog, publish a half-dozen booksannually, hold conferences around the country, and
offer a master's level theological training program for leaders from around the world. We are working on everything a tiny team possibly can to train Christians and churches around the world to lead gospel-driven lives and ministries.

Gregory Cochran

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Though I will always be a pastor at heart, I am now focused on training a new generation of pastors.  My official title is Director of the Bachelor of Applied Theology program at California Baptist University.  But this is my personal blog, which focuses on helping pastors, future pastors, and church leaders to understand the Christian life, especially to understand pastoral ministry and persecution.

Russell Moore

Russell D. Moore is President of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the moral concerns and public policy entity of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. Prior to his election in 2013, Moore served as provost and dean of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also taught as professor of theology and ethics. Moore is the author of several books including Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches and Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ. A native Mississippian, he and his wife Maria are the parents of five sons.

Albert Mohler

Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. serves as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary – the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention and one of the largest seminaries in the world.

Dr. Mohler has been recognized by such influential publications asTime and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals. In fact, Time.com called him the “reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S.”

In addition to his presidential duties, Dr. Mohler hosts two programs: “The Briefing,” a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview; and “Thinking in Public,” a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues. All of these can be accessed through Dr. Mohler’s website, www.AlbertMohler.com. Called “an articulate voice for conservative Christianity at large” by The Chicago Tribune, Dr. Mohler’s mission is to address contemporary issues from a consistent and explicit Christian worldview.

9 Marks

Crossing Church is a 9 Marks church.

What is 9Marks?

9Marks is a ministry dedicated to equipping church leaders with a biblical vision and practical resources. Our goal is simple: churches that display the glory of God. Read more.

What are the nine marks?

(1) Expositional Preaching. (2) Biblical Theology. (3) A Biblical Understanding of the Good News. (4) A Biblical Understanding of Conversion. (5) A Biblical Understanding of Evangelism. (6) Biblical Church Membership. (7) Biblical Church Discipline. (8) Biblical Discipleship and Growth. (9) Biblical Church Leadership. Read more.

Why does 9Marks exist?

Too many pastors have been taught to define “success” with statistics and emotional highs. 9Marks exists to help church leaders define success as faithfulness to God, his Word, and his people. Read more.

What does 9Marks do?

At 9Marks, we write books, articles, and book reviews. We host conferences, record interviews, and consult with church leaders. In short, we do everything we can to help pastors, future pastors, and church members see what a biblical church looks like, and to take practical steps for becoming one. Read more.

How is 9Marks funded?

9Marks depends on the donations of churches and individuals who understand the strategic nature of equipping pastors and leaders with a biblical vision of the local church, and will commit to it. Read more.

What are some essential 9Marks articles?

New to 9Marks? Here’s a starter kit of articles and Q&A’s. Read more.