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On Cultural Relevance | Preachers Talk, Ep. 42

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 06.30.2022

Should preachers concern themselves with cultural relevance? If so, how much?

Episode 208: On What the Simeon Trust Guys Have Learned from Years of Training Preachers (with Michael Lawrence, Jeremy Meeks & Robert Kinney)

By J. Meeks, J. Leeman, M. Lawrence, R. Kinney | 06.28.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman sits down with a few guys from Simeon Trust to see what they’ve learned after years of training preachers.

Deuteronomy 9–11: On Our Willful Inability to Perform Open-Heart Surgery on Ourselves (Bible Talk, Ep. 58)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 06.15.2022

In this episode of Bible Talk, Alex duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about Deuteronomy 9-11.

Episode 207: On the History and Usefulness of Puritan Paperbacks (with Patrick Daly, Ligon Duncan, Nick Roark)

By J. Leeman, L. Duncan, N. Roark, P. Daly | 06.14.2022

Jonathan Leeman chats with Ligon Duncan and Pat Daly about the Puritan Paperback books. Meanwhile, Nick Roark reads some of his favorite quotes.

On Exposition for All (with Mervyn Eloff) | Preachers Talk, Ep. 41

By J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland, M. Eloff | 06.09.2022

Is exposition a construct? Is it something all preachers should do regardless of their geographic and cultural location?

Deuteronomy 7–8: On God’s Love, Our Security, and Turtles All the Way Down (Bible Talk, Ep. 57)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 06.01.2022

Why did God choose Israel? How might the answer to that question change everything, even for us a few thousand years later?

On Beginning Well | Preachers Talk, Ep. 40

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 05.26.2022

There is a world of difference between preaching on occasion, regular guest preaching, and the weekly ministry of the Word to a single congregation. How does one begin well?

Episode 206: On Christian Publishing in Russian (with Arman)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.25.2022

Faithful resources can help to start a theological revival. But for that to happen, we need to translate good books and partner with the right people.

Deuteronomy 5–6: On “Fam Deevs,” Mar Duke, and the Shema (Bible Talk, Ep. 56)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 05.18.2022

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. 

Episode 205: On Pastoring International Churches (with Caleb Greggsen)

By C. Greggsen, J. Leeman | 05.10.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Caleb Greggsen about the underestimated value of pastoring international churches.

On Preaching Discourse | Preachers Talk, Ep. 39

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 05.05.2022

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.

Episode 204: On “No Shortcut to Success,” Part 2 (with Matt Rhodes)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Rhodes | 04.26.2022

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.