Episode 200: On Loving People as They LeaveBy 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 AssociationsBy 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. 196By 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.”
Episode 194: On How the Puritans Have Shaped Mark’s MinistryBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 01.25.2022
Who are the Puritans? How have they shaped Mark’s ministry?
On Pastoral Ministry in Post-Christian Sweden (with Johnny Lithell, Ben Lacey, and Caleb Morell) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 192By B. Lacey, C. Morell, J. Lithell, M. Dever | 12.14.2021
Mark Dever, Caleb Morell, and Ben Lacey chat with Swedish pastor Johnny Lithell about the ups and downs of ministry in a place with so few Christians.
On Pastoral Patience – Part 2 (with John Folmar & Josh Manley) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 191By J. Folmar, J. Leeman, J. Manley, M. Dever | 12.07.2021
How slowly should a pastor change things in a church? Jonathan chats with Mark Dever, John Folmar, and Josh Manley, in this second conversation about pastoral patience.
On Pastoral Patience – Part 1 (with John Folmar & Josh Manley) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 190By J. Folmar, J. Leeman, J. Manley, M. Dever | 11.30.2021
Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever talk to Josh Manley and John Folmar about Christianity in Afghanistan and the UAE, and the necessity of pastoral patience.
How Can I Support International Missions? (with Mark Collins) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 189By J. Leeman, M. Collins, M. Dever | 11.23.2021
Church members ought to know their missionaries. How can pastors facilitate that relationship?
On Sound Doctrine and the Problems with the “Deconstruction” Project (Pastors Talk, Ep. 188)By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 11.16.2021
In this episode, Mark interviews Jonathan about our new Journal—Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry—and, in particular, his very long Editor’s Note, which focuses on the problems of the “deconstruction” project.
On Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (4th Edition) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 187By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 11.09.2021
In this Pastors Talk episode, Jonathan chats with Mark about “Nine Marks of a Healthy Church”, and how this hardcover edition introduces two “additional” marks.
On Gentle and Lowly (with Dane Ortlund) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 186By D. Ortlund, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 11.02.2021
“Jesus is not who you think he is.”
On The Path to Being a Pastor — Part 2 (with Bobby Jamieson) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 185By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 10.26.2021
In a previous conversation, Jonathan chatted with Mark and Bobby about the value of going slowly down the road toward pastoral ministry, of being “filtered.” In this follow-up conversation, they discuss a host of other topics: character qualifications, marriage, biblical knowledge, devotional life, and more.
Episode 184: On The Path to Being a Pastor — Part 1 (with Bobby Jamieson)By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 10.19.2021
The path to being a pastor is often slow—and that’s a good thing!