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  • SBC, church’s role in politics focus of 9Marks panel

    June 25 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    SBC, church’s role in politics focus of 9Marks panel

    The Southern Baptist Convention’s current condition and how churches should engage politics were topics of conversation at this year’s 9Marks evening events, June 11-12, in Dallas. Mark Dever moderated both 9Marks events, hosted with Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dever is the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., and president of …

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  • 9Marks, B21, Connect 316 among events for SBC attendees

    May 18 2018 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    9Marks, B21, Connect 316 among events for SBC attendees

    Several Christian ministries – including 9Marks, Baptist21 and Connect 316 – will offer events on topics ranging from the future of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) to the doctrine of salvation for messengers and others attending the SBC’s June 12-13 annual meeting in Dallas.

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  • 9Marks panels discuss church, SBC

    June 23 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press & Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    9Marks panels discuss church, SBC

    Mark Dever warned pastors that Satan “is going to continue to put increasing pressure on our churches to fall out with each other over different answers to debatable questions.” Dever distinguished such essentials as the deity of Christ and the inerrancy of Scripture from “debatable” issues.

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  • Pastors & politics considered by 9Marks panel

    June 27 2016 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press and Harper McKay, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Pastors & politics considered by 9Marks panel

    The “moral formation” and unity of the church are two vital considerations for a pastor in guiding God’s people during a disturbing presidential election season, attendees were told at the first of two 9Marks panel discussions held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in St. Louis.

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  • Uncommon topic addressed at 9Marks conference

    October 5 2015 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 3 comments
    Uncommon topic addressed at 9Marks conference

    The 9Marks conference, held Sept. 25-26 at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, focussed on the unpopular theme of church discipline. According to pastor Mark Dever, many Southern Baptist churches do not actively engage in discipline. He appealed to Matthew 18:15-20 to set the foundation for the practice of discipline.

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  • ERLC to address culture at SBC meeting

    May 27 2015 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ERLC to address culture at SBC meeting

    The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission will cosponsor a conversation on church and culture, launch a new equipping initiative for ministry to gays and lesbians, and relaunch Light magazine during its participation at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting June 16-17 in Columbus, Ohio.

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  • 9Marks affirms the importance of church membership

    October 7 2014 by Michael McEwen, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    9Marks affirms the importance of church membership

    More than 850 attendees gathered Sept. 26-27 at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary to hear from conference speakers Daniel Akin, Thabiti Anyabwile, Alistair Begg, Mark Dever, Ligon Duncan and Jonathan Leeman for this year’s 9Marks conference on church membership.

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  • 9Marks in Spanish held at SEBTS

    October 15 2013 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    9Marks in Spanish held at SEBTS

    A church health conference in Spanish drew more than 50 pastors to Sept. 26 sessions sponsored by the 9Marks church health ministry and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in North Carolina.

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  • 9Marks crowd challenged to ‘keep sowing the seed’

    October 7 2013 by Shawn Hendricks, BR managing editor | with 0 comments
    9Marks crowd challenged to ‘keep sowing the seed’

    In its fifth year, hundreds of students and church leaders gathered at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest for the 9Marks conference focusing on evangelism.

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  • Leaders discuss conversion, grace at 9Marks event

    October 8 2012 by Shawn Hendricks, BR Managing Editor | with 0 comments
    Leaders discuss conversion, grace at 9Marks event

    At a time when Calvinism and the “sinner’s prayer” continue to stir debate among Southern Baptists, a crowd of more than 1,300 seminary students and ministry leaders – representing 20 states – gathered at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest to discuss conversion.

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