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Episode 61: On Shepherding during Disagreements

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 10.22.2018

‪How should a pastor shepherd people through disagreement? How should he balance the tension between being a truth-teller and a peacemaker?‬ ‪Mark and Jonathan discuss.

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Episode 60: On Cultivating a Culture of Evangelism

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 10.16.2018

Churches shouldn’t farm out personal evangelism to pastors, professionals, or programs. Instead, the goal for every church ought to be a culture of evangelism.

On Teaching the Church about the Church

Episode 59: On Teaching the Church about the Church

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 10.09.2018

Pastors must teach the church about what a church is. If they don’t, who will?

Episode 58: On Members Meetings

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 10.02.2018

In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan discuss members meetings—what they are, where they are in the Bible, and how to make them of spiritual interest.

The importance of feedback in pastoral ministry

The importance of feedback in pastoral ministry

By Mark Dever | 09.26.2018

If you build a ministry where no one can give you feedback, you are teaching your congregation to be proud and self-defensive.

Missions — Mark Dever

Missions – Mark Dever | Session 2

By Mark Dever | 09.25.2018

Each year, the 9Marks at Southeastern Conference examines a particular topic related to church health and provides biblical and practical help fellow pastors and leaders.

Pastors Talk Episode Prayer

Episode 57: On Prayer (with John Onwuchekwa)

By J. Onwuchekwa, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 09.25.2018

In the season premiere of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan and Mark sit down with John Onwuchekwa to talk about his new 9Marks book Prayer: How Praying Together Shapes the Church.

What does church membership have to do with love?

What does church membership have to do with love?

By Mark Dever | 09.19.2018

Surely we know that we’re saved because our hearts are stirred and we’re moved to tears as we sing “Amazing Grace,” right? No, says John. We know we have passed from death to life because we love our brothers.

How Do We Fulfill the Great Commission?

How Do We Fulfill the Great Commission?

By Mark Dever | 09.05.2018

The Great Commission is normally fulfilled through healthy local churches helping to plant other healthy local churches.

The Single Best Thing That’s Happened to Mark Dever as a Senior Pastor

The Single Best Thing That’s Happened to Mark Dever as a Senior Pastor

By Mark Dever | 08.23.2018

“Raising up a plurality of qualified elders has been the best single thing that’s happened to me as the senior pastor.”

The Local Church and Your Assurance of Salvation

The Local Church and Your Assurance of Salvation

By Mark Dever | 08.15.2018

Have you ever thought of your church as an assurance-of-salvation cooperative? Let Mark Dever explain.

Where Church Missions Begins

The Burden for Missions Begins at Home

By Mark Dever | 08.08.2018

If you treat personal evangelism like an optional add-on to the Christian life, then don’t be surprised when your church’s zeal for missions suffers.

Pastoral Burnout - 9Marks podcast

Episode 56: On Pastoral Burnout

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 9Marks Journal: Pastoral Burnout: Its Causes & Cures | 07.17.2018

Mark and Jonathan discuss the subject of burnout, particularly how it happens and what church leaders can do to avoid it in the first place.

9Marks Q&A (before 9Marks at 9 - State of the SBC 2018)

9Marks at 9: The State of the SBC 2018

By A. Mohler, D. Akin, H. B. Charles, M. Dever, M. Chandler | 07.11.2018

9Marks, along with Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, present “9Marks at 9: The State of the SBC” during the 2018 Annual SBC meeting in Dallas, TX.

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The definition of a church is found in the character of God

By Mark Dever | 06.29.2018

The character of a church should reflect the character of God.