Mark Dever

Episode 128: On When Elders Disagree (with Matt Schmucker)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Schmucker | 05.19.2020

What do we do when elders disagree?

Episode 127: On Character Matters (with Aaron Menikoff)

By A. Menikoff, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.12.2020

More than anything, God expects pastors to be faithful. An overflowing auditorium and an efficient church is no substitute for personal holiness.

Episode 126: On When Should Churches Practice Civil Disobedience? (with Bobby Jamieson)

By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.05.2020

When—if ever—is it okay to disobey the authorities God has placed over us? Don’t we have a God-given right to gather, even during COVID-19?

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Episode 125: On “What Should I Do Now That I’m a Christian?” (with Sam Emadi)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, S. Emadi | 04.28.2020

You’re a new Christian. What’s the first thing you should do? Join a church!

Episode 124: On The Case Against Multisite in One Assembly

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.21.2020

Mark asks Jonathan to make his best case from the Bible against multi-site and multi-service churches.

Episode 123: On Why We Pick the Multisite Fight in One Assembly

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.14.2020

Jonathan’s new book One Assembly argues against multi-site and multi-service churches. What motivated him to write a whole book on the topic? Isn’t this much ado about very little?

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Episode 122: On Hell

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.07.2020

Hell is real. It’s also difficult to talk about.

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Episode 121: On Pastoring Suffering People (with Andy Johnson)

By A. Johnson, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.31.2020

Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Andy Johnson on pastoring suffering saints.

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Episode 120: On Shepherding Saints While Sheltered In Place (with Garrett Kell)

By G. Kell, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.24.2020

These days, pastoring seems very different. But the most important things have remained the same.

By Whose Authority?

By Mark Dever

Elders in Baptist Life A brief, helpful look at the office of “elder”. It tackles the Biblical texts first. Then it looks at Baptist history. After that, it proceeds to address practical implication. Dever does a fantastic job, and every Baptist who wants to seriously think through ecclesiology should read this short booklet.

The Deliberate Church

By M. Dever, P. Alexander

Building Your Ministry on the Gospel  Mark Dever and Paul Alexander provide a model of a biblical church in this resource for pastors, elders, and others interested in the vitality of their church. This highly practical book proposes an attitude of complete reliance on and submission to the Gospel in building a healthy church.

A Display of God’s Glory

By Mark Dever

A Display of God’s Glory focuses on what Scripture teaches on four of the most basic components of church polity—deacons, elders, congregationalism, and membership. Dever presents a biblical model that aims to bless the Church and create an atmosphere that will withstand the pressure of community life. May God use our efforts to help us […]

The Gospel and Personal Evangelism

By Mark Dever

Evangelism is not only misunderstood, it is often unpracticed. Many Christians want to share the gospel with others, but because those Christians don’t grasp the fundamentals of witnessing, they feel intimidated and incapable of sharing the truth of the gospel. Yet those believers fail to recognize that God has already established who and how we […]

The Compelling Community

By J. Dunlop, M. Dever

Where God’s Power Makes a Church Attractive In The Compelling Community, pastors Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop cast a captivating vision for authentic fellowship in the local church that goes beyond small groups. Full of biblical principles and practical advice, this book will help pastors lead their congregations toward the kind of community that glorifies […]

The Church

By Mark Dever

The Gospel Made Visible A church’s life, doctrine, worship, and even polity are important issues. Yet they are so rarely addressed. The Church is Mark Dever’s primer on the doctrine of the church for all who see Scripture alone as a sufficient authority for the doctrine and life of the local church. He explains to […]