Mark Dever

Only Use Authority in the Fear of God

By Mark Dever | 08.29.2022

Is all authority abusive? Is all authority—by virtue of one person having power over another person—in its very nature, abusive?

Episode 210: On The State of Evangelicalism (with Ligon Duncan and Simon Gathercole)

By J. Leeman, L. Duncan, M. Dever, S. Gathercole | 07.12.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever talk with an American Presbyterian and a British Baptist about the state of evangelicalism today.

What’s Wrong with Us? Revival vs. Revivalism

By B. Lacey, C. Morell, D. Hodge, J. Leeman, M. Dever, P. Newton | 07.12.2022

Mark Dever, Jonathan Leeman, and friends discuss Revival vs. Revivalism, a conversation about two different ways of doing ministry today.

The State of the SBC

By A. Menikoff, D. Akin, J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Chandler, O. Johnson | 07.12.2022

9Marks at 9: The State of the SBC. A discussion with Mark Dever, Danny Akin,  Matt Chandler, Aaron Menikoff, Jonathan Leeman, and Omar Johnson. 

Episode 209: On Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.05.2022

We recently released a Journal on the difference between God-given revival and man-centered revivalism. In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan and Mark chat about why we published that Journal and which articles stood out to them.

Episode 206: On Christian Publishing in Russian (with Arman)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.25.2022

Faithful resources can help to start a theological revival. But for that to happen, we need to translate good books and partner with the right people.

Episode 204: On “No Shortcut to Success,” Part 2 (with Matt Rhodes)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Rhodes | 04.26.2022

Missionaries must be able to communicate clearly, credibly, and boldly—which means they must learn the heart language of the people they are ministering to. 

Episode 203: On The Prosperity Gospel (with Sean DeMars and Mike McKinley)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. McKinley, S. DeMars | 04.12.2022

The prosperity gospel is wicked. It leads people on a path toward destruction. It lures people into a false sense of security.

Episode 202: On Expressive Individualism (with Carl Trueman)

By C. Trueman, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.05.2022

What is “expressive individualism”? Why does something so abstract matter for everyday pastors and normal local churches?

Episode 201: On Pastoring in Germany (with Matthias Lohmann, Lukas Stadt, and Rudolf Tissen)

By J. Leeman, L. Stadt, M. Dever, M. Lohmann, R. Tissen | 03.29.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever chat with Matthias Lohmann about pastoring in Germany.

Episode 200: On Loving People as They Leave

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.15.2022

As pastors, how can you love people as they leave your church? Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever discuss.

Episode 199: On When to Leave Associations

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.08.2022

Some pastors have recently wondered, “Should I lead my church leave our association?” Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about the various principles at play when trying to make that important decision.

Episode 198: On What Should We Do about Members Who Won’t Attend? (with Alex Duke)

By A. Duke, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.01.2022

How can you tell if a church practices meaningful membership? Consider how it responds to those “members” who never attend. In this episode, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Alex Duke about how this topic is more important than you think. 

On Discipling Your Elders (Pastors Talk, Ep. 197)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.15.2022

Elders should disciple their fellow elders. How? Jonathan chats with Mark about several practical ways.

On “No Shortcut to Success,” Part 1 (with Matt Rhodes) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 196

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Rhodes | 02.08.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan and Mark chat with Matt Rhodes, the author of “No Shortcut to Success: A Manifesto for Modern Missions.”