How to Prepare for a BBC/Shepherd LA Bootleg 9Marks Weekender

1. Read/Watch 9 Marks of a Healthy Church Statement and short videos (and write down questions)

2. Read What is a Healthy Church? or 9 Marks of a Healthy Church by Mark Dever (and write down questions)

3. Read Deliberate Church by Mark Dever (and write down questions)

4. Read the short article, “The Cross and Criticism” by Alfred J. Poirier.

Bonus Reading/Listening Resources to prepare:

  1. Listen to Modern Church Reform 1 and Modern Church Reform 2 with Mark Dever
  2. Listen to Revitalizing a Dying Church, Mark Dever interviewing Andy Davis
  3. Listen to Service Preparation and Sermon Preparation Seminars
  4. Read about Service Reviews (from Practical Shepherding: purpose | process; Reasons for it from 9marks)
  5. Read these 9Marks Journals: Membership; Revitalize; Church Discipline; Confessions, Covenants, Constitutions.
  6. Read What is a Healthy Church Member? by Thabiti Anyabwile
  7. Read A Display of God’s Glory by Mark Dever
  8. Read Word-Centered Church by Jonathan Leeman
  9. Read The Rule of Love by Jonathan Leeman
  10. Read Compelling Community by Jamie Dunlop
  11. Read Discipling by Mark Dever
  12. Read Church Membership by Jonathan Leeman
  13. Read Church Discipline by Jonathan Leeman

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