Good leadership aims for equality. The trouble is, good leadership creates clout, which strongly tempts leaders to forget the aim.
Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Andy Johnson on pastoring suffering saints.
How long should you preach on Sunday?
The preacher’s task is to hold up reality as the Bible presents it, and to ask how it compares to what his hearers have been calling reality. He asks if all the promises that sin has been making to them have turned out to be true.
If we’re going to fight to preserve God-given authority, then we must also fight its abuses.
These days, pastoring seems very different. But the most important things have remained the same.
It has become a common trope to argue that Bible calls us to Christlikeness, not biblical manhood and womanhood. This is a category error.
Mark and Jonathan chat about COVID-19.
In this Pastor’s Talk mini-episode, Mark Dever discusses what pastors and churches should do in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Are spontaneous baptisms a good idea? Does the book of Acts prescribe them?
It should be exceedingly rare to baptize someone apart from local church membership.
One of the best ways to raise up the next generation of preachers is to give unproven guys opportunities. In this episode, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Isaac Adams about training young preachers.
God has told us in his Word how we ought to approach him in worship. This should shape how we plan our Sunday gatherings. But it also raises a question: Are we free to do things in our gatherings that God does not explicitly prescribe?
How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus Why should you join a church? Becoming a member of a church is an important, and often neglected, part of the Christian life. Yet the trend these days is one of shunning the practice of organized religion and showing a distaste or fear of commitment, especially of institutions. […]