Should there be a primary preacher in a pulpit or is team teaching ideal? How do you preach when you just don’t feel like it? These questions, and many more, are pulled out of the mail bag and tossed around between Ed Copeland, Dave Helm, and Jeremy Meeks.
2 Samuel 7: On the Mountain Top of the Old Testament Which Teaches Us, Yet Again, That the Bible Is Amazing (Bible Talk, Ep. 100)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 11.29.2023
To celebrate our 100th episode, we did something a little different. But the conversation—on perhaps the mountain-peak of the whole OT—ended up at the same place: the Bible is amazing.
Alex Duke, Jim Hamilton, and Sam Emadi chat about 2 Samuel 7.
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever interviews Jamie Dunlop about his new book, Love the Ones Who Drive You Crazy.
In this episode, Ryan and Mack interview Elliot Clark on his recent book “Mission Affirmed” and his writing on the ministry and motivation of Paul.
2 Samuel 4–6: On Being Blameless in the Battlefield . . . But Not in the Bedroom (Bible Talk, Ep. 99)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 11.22.2023
After the squelching of Ish-bosheth’s insurrection, David is anointed king over a united kingdom and the nations are streaming to the city of Zion. And yet . . . the author wants us to know that something’s not quite right in the state of Israel. Alex Duke, Jim Hamilton, and Sam Emadi discuss 2 Samuel 4–6.
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman talk about the role and the importance of statements of faith.
In this episode of Priscilla Talk, Abby Morse joins Keri, Jenny and Erin to tell about her transition from egalitarian pulpit ministry to complementarian work overseas and in her local church.
Wisdom is intensely practical, and yet also intensely difficult to preach sometimes. How can a preacher do it well? Why should we preach it in the first place? Listen in as Dave Helm, Ed Copeland, and Jeremy Meeks wrestle with an often neglected area of literature.
2 Samuel 1–3: On Bill Buckner’s Obituary, Ish-Bosheth’s Failed Coup Attempt, and a Parable of a Prodigal Soldier (Bible Talk, Ep. 98)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 11.15.2023
In 2 Samuel 1–3, the inaugural moments of King David’s reign are full of stomach-stabbings, failed coups, and heartfelt laments. And through it all, King David remains upright and unscathed. Alex Duke, Jim Hamilton, and Sam Emadi discuss.
What’s the history behind church covenants? Do they have more or less authority than the Bible? Is having a church covenant abusive? In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman talk about church covenants.
In this episode, Ryan and Mack interview Matthew Bennett and Ayman Ibrahim on how Christians should interact and evangelize to Muslims.
1 Samuel 29–31: On the Rise of David and the Death of Saul, Which Is Also Anti-Evangelistic Beheading (Bible Talk, Ep. 97)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 11.08.2023
When you get to the end of 1 Samuel, you realize how Hannah’s prayer (1 Samuel 2:1–10) really does frame everything that’s to come.
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman talks about the importance of words in pastoral ministry.
In this episode of Priscilla Talk, the hosts interview Nana Dolce, author of The Seed of the Woman. They discuss what a complementarian household looks like and how a husband’s godly leadership in the home leads to the flourishing of his wife and children.
1 Samuel 26–28: On the Witch of Endor’s Surprising Success, the Ghost of Samuel’s Final Sermon, and the King of Israel’s Meal with the Devil (Bible Talk, Ep. 96)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 11.01.2023
When Saul stops hearing from the LORD, he gets so desperate that he decides to consult . . . a witch! It’s one of the most shocking stories in the Bible. In this episode of Bible Talk, Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about 1 Samuel 26–28.