Mark Dever

Episode 144: On Lay Elders, Part 2 (with Klon Kitchen)

By J. Leeman, K. Kitchen, M. Dever | 09.22.2020

How do you prevent a potential friction between staff and lay elders? How do you ensure they’re not just “yes men”? How much deference should non-staff elders give others?

Episode 143: On Lay Elders, Part 1 (with Klon Kitchen)

By J. Leeman, K. Kitchen, M. Dever | 09.15.2020

Churches ought to have elders. Some will be paid (1 Tim. 5), but many will not. These unpaid elders are called “lay elders.” Is this distinction in the Bible?

Episode 142: On Preparing for the Next Guy

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 09.08.2020

Pastor, unless Jesus comes back before you get a new job, then your church will have another pastor—and at least one of your jobs as the current pastor is to prepare your church for the next guy.

The Message of the New Testament

By Mark Dever

Promises Kept The New Testament is the story of how all the promises made by God in the Old Testament were kept – and what that means for us today. … keep reading…

The Message of the Old Testament

By Mark Dever

Promises Made The Old Testament is the story of God’s promises to his people. Throughout its pages the reader can find promise after promise from God, all of which are … keep reading…

Twelve Challenges Churches Face

By Mark Dever

Longtime pastor and leading authority on church health, Mark Dever draws from Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians to tackle twelve major challenges facing the church today. As he presents … keep reading…

Preach

By G. Gilbert, M. Dever

Theology Meets Practice Dever and Gilbert clearly explain how God exercises His divine power through the Word, making it the basis of any relationship we have with Him. Thus, preaching … keep reading…

Episode 141: On The Life and Ministry of J. I. Packer

By J. I. Packer, M. Dever | 07.28.2020

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Episode 140: A Conversation about Grace Community Church’s Statement on Civil Disobedience

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.26.2020

Jonathan and Mark chat about Grace Community Church’s decision, civil disobedience, and how Christians ought to approach this season with an extra amount of charity and grace.

An Evening Conversation with J. I. Packer – An Interview by Mark Dever

By J. I. Packer, M. Dever | 07.24.2020

Originally recorded October 1999 at Capitol Hill Baptist Church, in Washington D. C.

Episode 139: Remembering J. I. Packer

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.22.2020

Jonathan Leeman asks Mark Dever to reflect on his friendship with J. I. Packer. 

Episode 138: On What if I Don’t Desire to Pray (with John Onwuchekwa)

By J. Onwuchekwa, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.21.2020

As Christians, we know we should pray. But too often, we fail to because we simply don’t desire to.

Episode 137: On What If I Don’t Feel Like Going to Church (with Gunner Gundersen)

By G. Gundersen, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.14.2020

As a pastor, how many times have you heard a member tell you, “I’m so sorry we missed last Sunday—we just couldn’t make it with everything we have going on!”?

Pastors, Set Your Church Up Well for the Future

By Mark Dever | 07.13.2020

Pastors, here are two things you should do that will set your church up well for the future, long after you’re gone.

Episode 136: On Pastors and Social Media

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.07.2020

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about how pastors ought to approach social media use.