We have arrived at one of Scripture’s most well-known passages, the Shema: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.”
Deuteronomy 4: On the Heart of the Old Testament, “Seeing” with Our Ears, and a Healthy, Protestant Suspicion of Sensory Overload (Bible Talk, Ep. 55)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 05.13.2022
In Deuteronomy 4, the Lord through Moses gives us “expositional history.” He explains to them why God’s character and faithfulness to them in the past should motivate their present obedience.
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Caleb Greggsen about the underestimated value of pastoring international churches.
Most preachers are trained to preach discourse. What are the challenges to preaching the most well known parts of the Bible? How can we do it well? Dave, Ed, and Jeremy answer these questions and more.
Deuteronomy 1–3: On Moses’ Final Words on the Cusp of the Cusp of the Promised Land (Bible Talk, Ep. 54)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 04.27.2022
We’ve finally arrived at the last book of the Torah. In this episode of Bible Talk, Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about Deuteronomy 1–3, as the people of Israel are at the cusp of the cusp of the Promised Land.
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.
Numbers 32–36: On Murderers, Manslayers, and Not Being Bored by Moses’ Border Drawing (Bible Talk, Ep. 53)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 04.13.2022
As we arrive at the end of Numbers, Moses wants to remind God’s people where they’ve been so that they will be prepared to be faithful where they’re going.
The prosperity gospel is wicked. It leads people on a path toward destruction. It lures people into a false sense of security.
Sometimes, preachers have to preach hard texts—not “hard” in the sense of challenging to interpret, but in the sense that they’ll challenging for our context. Jeremy, Dave, and Ed talk about how to preach these texts faithfully.
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.
Numbers 26-31: On Another Census, Another Set of Laws, and Moses’ Last Military Mission in Midian (Bible Talk, Episode 52)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.16.2022
As Numbers nears its end, Moses leads his people on a final military mission. Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about Numbers 26–31. * * * * * … keep reading…
As pastors, how can you love people as they leave your church? Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever discuss.
In Numbers 22–23, Balak the King of Moab hires Balaam, an international seer of the gods, to curse God’s people. In Numbers 24–25, we see just how disastrous that plan … keep reading…