Episode 213: On The Pastor and Church Administration (with Jamie Dunlop and Ryan Townsend)By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman, M. Dever, R. Townsend | 10.12.2022
Why a whole journal on admin? Is this even biblical? Or are churches just imitating the business world?
How to Talk with Your Church about MoneyBy Jamie Dunlop | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022
Let’s see how the apostle Paul discussed money, and then apply his approach to scenarios you may find yourself in.
How Much Should We Pay Our Staff?By Jamie Dunlop | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022
Generosity and trust should inform how much churches pay their staff.
Advocating for Your Own PayBy Jamie Dunlop | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022
Pastors should be able to advocate for their own pay if necessary, but prayerfully and carefully.
On Why Should I Give to My Church (with Jamie Dunlop) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 169By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.27.2021
Christians should happily give to their church. Right? What else is there to say on this topic?
On Pastoral Sabbaticals (with Jamie Dunlop) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 164By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.16.2021
Are sabbaticals in the Bible? Are they . . . fair? (After all, what other profession gets them!) How should they be structured?
On Paying Pastors (with Jamie Dunlop) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 163By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.09.2021
How much should churches pay their pastors? How can they even find the answer to that question? Should a pastor ever ask for a raise?
Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop about these questions.
It’s Not All About Preaching: Why Pastors Need to Care about AdministrationBy Jamie Dunlop | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020
Do pastors need to care about administration?
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 11: Help for those Who Are Nervous About Their Church Budget (with Jamie Dunlop)By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman | 05.18.2020
COVID-19 has hurt churches financially, and many pastors are nervous. In this episode of Pastoring in a Pandemic, Jonathan chats with Jamie Dunlop in hopes to offer help for those who are nervous about their church budget.
What If We Have to Cut Our Budget?By Jamie Dunlop | 04.27.2020
Lord willing, none of this will prove useful for your church.
Content Isn’t Everything — Or, Some Help for the Boring Bible TeacherBy Jamie Dunlop | 10.21.2019
Here are three reasons why content isn’t everything—and four strategies to avoid boring teaching
8 Lessons about Church BudgetsBy Jamie Dunlop | 08.28.2019
The overarching goal of a church budget is faithfulness, not funds.
Episode 82: On How Your Budget is a Spiritual Issue (with Jamie Dunlop)By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman | 04.02.2019
If you want to see your church move toward health, the church budget has to move toward health.
Mailbag #79: How Should Vocational Pastors Approach Their Own Giving to the Church? . . . How Do Deacons Relate to Elders?By J. Dunlop, J. de Koning | 03.29.2019
— Should vocational ministers tithe? Should a church then count on 10% of that staff member’s salary toward the budget? — Are deacons there just to “do what they’re told” by the elders? Should deacons be used as a means to develop future elders?
Should Elders Insist on Unanimity?By Jamie Dunlop | 10.28.2018
We should value trust more highly than agreement.