When I was interviewing with Capitol Hill Baptist Church before they called me to be their pastor, someone asked me if I had a program or plan to implement for growth. Here’s how I responded.
In this Pastors Talk episode, Jonathan chats with Mark about the new 9Marks Journal: On Shepherding — The Work and Character of a Pastor.
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan asks Mark to take a brief tour of church history so that pastors and Christians today can discern the difference between revival—a good thing—and revivalism—a bad thing.
Have you ever met a growing Christian who is self-consciously choosing not to join a church? In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about the vital necessity of joining a local church.
Conversations about politics are often emotionally charged. We disagree because our consciences are calibrated differently. So how can we still love each other?
As churches move toward gathering again, there are lots of principles to consider. One of the most important—and one of the least talked about—is the difference between what’s a church and what’s not a church.
What do we do when elders disagree?
More than anything, God expects pastors to be faithful. An overflowing auditorium and an efficient church is no substitute for personal holiness.
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?
You’re a new Christian. What’s the first thing you should do? Join a church!
Mark asks Jonathan to make his best case from the Bible against multi-site and multi-service churches.
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?
Hell is real. It’s also difficult to talk about.
Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Andy Johnson on pastoring suffering saints.
These days, pastoring seems very different. But the most important things have remained the same.