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.
The prosperity gospel is wicked. It leads people on a path toward destruction. It lures people into a false sense of security.
What is “expressive individualism”? Why does something so abstract matter for everyday pastors and normal local churches?
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever chat with Matthias Lohmann about pastoring in Germany.
As pastors, how can you love people as they leave your church? Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever discuss.
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.
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.
Elders should disciple their fellow elders. How? Jonathan chats with Mark about several practical ways.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Church members ought to know their missionaries. How can pastors facilitate that relationship?
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.