Jonathan Leeman

Episode 136: On Pastors and Social Media

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.07.2020

Many pastors feel pressure from their members to speak up on social media. “Why aren’t you talking about ___________? Don’t you care?” In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about how pastors ought to approach social media use. * * * * * Read Jonathan Leeman’s article on this here. […]

Pastors on Social Media

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020

How should pastors think about their own use of social media?

Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor

June 2020
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Episode 135: On Shepherding: The Work and Character of a Pastor

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020

In this Pastors Talk episode, Jonathan chats with Mark about the new 9Marks Journal: On Shepherding — The Work and Character of a Pastor.

Episode 134: On the Difference between Revival and Revivalism

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 06.23.2020

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan asks Mark to take a brief tour of church history so that pastors and Christians today can discern the difference between revival—a good thing—and revivalism—a bad thing. 

Episode 133: On Why Should I Join a Church?

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 06.16.2020

Have you ever met a growing Christian who is self-consciously choosing not to join a church? In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about the vital necessity of joining a local church.

Episode 132: On Teaching Your Church about Issues Related to Race (with Jeff Brown, James Miles, and Mark Vroegop)

By J. Miles, J. Brown, J. Leeman, M. Vroegop | 06.09.2020

Should pastors try to educate their church about issues related to race and racism? If so, how?

Episode 131: On Pastoring Amidst National Trauma (with Garrett Kell)

By G. Kell, J. Leeman | 06.05.2020

The past few weeks have been hard. People are grieving and angry, scared and confused.

Pastoring in a Pandemic QuickTake: Keeping our Polity Straight in a Pandemic

By Jonathan Leeman | 06.03.2020

Jonathan Leeman considers the challenges the coronavirus poses to church polity and how pastors can maintain biblical fidelity in the midst of the pandemic.

Episode 130: On How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics (with Andy Naselli)

By A. Naselli, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 06.02.2020

Conversations about politics are often emotionally charged. We disagree because our consciences are calibrated differently. So how can we still love each other?

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 20: Humbling Ourselves Under God’s Mighty Hand (with Brian Davis)

By B. Davis, J. Leeman | 05.29.2020

Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Brian Davis about how COVID-19 ought to push us all to humble ourselves under God’s mighty hand.

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 19: Caring for the Anxious & the Fearful (with Deepak Reju)

By D. Reju, J. Leeman | 05.28.2020

Has COVID-19 caused you to feel anxious and fearful? Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor and counselor Deepak Reju about these emotions, and how we ought to care for people who are weighed down by them.

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 18: Help & Hope for the Burnt-Out Pastor (with Zack Eswine)

By J. Leeman, Z. Eswine | 05.27.2020

While this pandemic has not ultimately changed the work of the pastor, it seems to have made that work more exhausting. Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Zack Eswine about how pastors can avoid burnout while caring for people during COVID-19.

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 17: What Legal Rights & Responsibilities Do Churches Have During a Pandemic? (with Matt Martens)

By J. Leeman, M. T. Martens | 05.26.2020

Tune in as Jonathan Leeman chats with Matt Martens about the legal rights and responsibilities churches need to know about in light of COVID-19.

Episode 129: On Principles to Consider as We Gather Again

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.26.2020

As churches move toward gathering again, there are lots of principles to consider. One of the most important—and one of the least talked about—is the difference between what’s a church and what’s not a church.