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.