God has told us in his Word how we ought to approach him in worship. This should shape how we plan our Sunday gatherings. But it also raises a question: Are we free to do things in our gatherings that God does not explicitly prescribe?
You may have read books on this topic before—but not like this one. Instead of an instruction manual for church growth, this classic text offers tried and true principles for assessing the health of your church. Whether you’re a pastor, a leader, or an involved member of your congregation, studying the nine marks of a […]
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever, John Joseph, and Nathan Knight about a topic every pastor knows well: how to care for difficult people.
Jonathan, Mark, and guest Paul Alexander chat about the ins and outs of biblical theology.
To what degree should our services and sermons be aimed at non-Christians? How “seeker-sensitive” should we be?
In this Pastors’ Talk episode, Jonathan chats with Mark about expositional preaching.
Episode 110: On Preaching, the Supper, and the Unity of the Church (with Bobby Jamieson & Mark Feather)By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Feather | 01.14.2020
Recently, the well-known pastor and author Francis Chan made some alarming comments about preaching, the Lord’s Supper, and the unity of the church. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark Dever, Bobby Jamieson, and Mark Feather about Chan’s comments in particular and the topics of preaching, the Supper, and unity more generally. […]
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about the new 9Marks Journal, Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning.
Here are 12 books to read with your church in the new year.
Episode 108: On Why Pastoral Candidates Should NOT Put Their Best Foot Forward (with Blake Boylston)By B. Boylston, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 12.10.2019
Prospective pastors, don’t put your best foot forward. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Blake Boylston about the interviewing and candidating process.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark and Blake Boylston about how pastors ought to face seasons of depression.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan talk about how our spiritual gifts are primarily meant for the body. Our gifts aren’t, first and foremost, about our ability, but others’ edification.
In this conversation, Jonathan and Mark talk about how a church, once convinced of plural leadership, should actually choose the men who ought to serve in this role.
You’re a pastor who’s eagerly started at a new church. Everything is going well, but there are some things you want to change—first and foremost, you want to teach the church about biblical leadership. Many pastors find themselves in this position, but they have no idea where to start. They struggle to be patient, and […]
Pastoring small churches comes with unique challenges. In this Pastors’ Talk episode, Jonathan Leeman, Mark Dever, PJ Tibayan, and Jonathan Worsley discuss the blessings and burdens of shepherding a small flock.