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.
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 16: COVID-19 & The Crisis of Christian Conscience (with Andy Naselli)By A. Naselli, J. Leeman | 05.25.2020
COVID-19 has presented a host of issues over which well-meaning Christians will disagree. Moving forward, our churches need to be filled with humble Christians who have biblical understanding of the conscience. Jonathan Leeman and Andy Naselli discuss.
Jonathan Leeman chats with Omar Johnson about what it’s like to be a solo pastor during COVID-19.
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 14: What Will Change, What Might Change, and What Must Stay the Same (with Collin Hansen)By C. Hansen, J. Leeman | 05.21.2020
Jonathan Leeman chats with Collin Hansen about what COVID-19 will change, what it might change, and what it can never change.
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 13: Is COVID-19 an Obstacle to the Great Commission? (with David Platt)By D. Platt, J. Leeman | 05.20.2020
COVID-19 seems to have conspired against Christianity. Churches aren’t gathering. Mission trips aren’t happening. Does this mean the Great Commission is in trouble? Tune in as Jonathan Leeman chats with David Platt about COVID-19 and the Great Commission.
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 12: Lessons from the Future—Talking to a House Church Pastor in East AsiaBy Jonathan Leeman | 05.19.2020
Join us as Jonathan Leeman chats with a house church pastor in East Asia about lessons he’s learned through the COVID-19 pandemic.
What do we do when elders disagree?
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.
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 10: How Christians throughout the Ages Have Responded to Plagues & Pandemics (with Michael Haykin)By J. Leeman, M. Haykin | 05.15.2020
Jonathan Leeman chats with church historian Michael Haykin of SBTS about how Christians throughout the ages have responded to plagues and pandemics. Could it be that COVID-19 presents a historic opportunity?
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 9: Struggling Members & Struggling Marriages: Biblical Counseling During Quarantine (with Jeremy Pierre)By J. Pierre, J. Leeman | 05.14.2020
In this episode of Pastoring in a Pandemic, Jonathan Leeman and Jeremy Pierre discuss the various counseling crises pastors are facing due to COVID-19.
Jonathan Leeman chats with Mez McConnell, a pastor in Scotland, about how COVID-19 and all its difficulties also present a wonderful opportunity for evangelism.
There’s a difference between short-term accommodations and permanent structures.
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 7: Preserving Unity Amid Conspiracies and Disagreements (with Tim Challies)By J. Leeman, T. Challies | 05.12.2020
Jonathan Leeman chats with Tim Challies about how pastors ought to preserve unity amid conspiracies and disagreements about COVID-19.
More than anything, God expects pastors to be faithful. An overflowing auditorium and an efficient church is no substitute for personal holiness.
Jonathan chats with Bill Behrens, a lay elder at Capitol Hill Baptist Church, about how to care for unemployed members.