Episode 7: How to Leave Your Church WellBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.28.2017
Jonathan chats with Mark about good and bad reasons to leave a church, and offers principles for leaving well once the decision has been made.
Episode 6: On Pastoring SinglesBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Singles | 03.21.2017
Jonathan sits down with Mark to ask him questions from our new Journal: Pastoring Singles.
Episode 5: On Political Disagreements in the ChurchBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.14.2017
We live in politically contentious times. Jonathan Leeman sat down with Mark Dever to chat about how to pastor people faithfully amidst political disagreement.
Episode 4: On Receiving Criticism as a PastorBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.07.2017
Jonathan sits down with Mark to chat about receiving criticism well, the dangers of avoiding criticism altogether, and how to build into a church structures that cultivate a culture of giving and receiving godly criticism.
Episode 3: On Sermon ApplicationBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.28.2017
If a preacher is doing his job well, then he’s not only explaining what a text means, but also applying that meaning to the lives of his hearers. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman sits down with Mark Dever to talk about the difficult task of sermon application.
Episode 2: On Pastoring in the Age of Social MediaBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.21.2017
A mere ten years ago, social media didn’t exist. Now it’s everywhere. Jonathan Leeman sits down with Mark Dever to chat about the difficulties of pastoring in the age of social media.
Episode 1: On Gospel Growth Beyond Your ChurchBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.14.2017
In the inaugural episode of our new podcast Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman sits down with Mark Dever to talk about seeing the gospel grow in your city, not just your church.
Mark Dever Interviews Jonathan Leeman about “Don’t Fire Your Church Members”By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.07.2017
Would you believe it if someone told you church structure actually plays a crucial role in your individual discipleship?
Western Missions and the Global Church: An Interview with Two International ChristiansWith Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Healthy Churches around the World | 12.22.2016
In this 9Marks interview, missions pastor Andy Johnson sits down with two international Christians—”Arnold” and “Vincent”—to discuss the role the Western church plays in the growth of Christianity abroad, particularly in the Muslim world and China.
Conversion & Its Costs: An Interview with Rosaria ButterfieldBy M. Dever, R. Butterfield | 10.31.2016
20 years ago, Rosaria Butterfield was a tenured English professor, an activist, and a lesbian. Now, she’s a pastor’s wife, a mom, and a Christian. What happened?
Discipling: A Conversation Between Mark Dever and Jonathan LeemanBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.27.2016
“If you say you’re a Christian, but you’re not helping other Christians follow Jesus, I’m simply not sure what you mean.”
God, Politics, and Other Easy Topics—A Conversation with Russell Moore and Mark DeverBy J. Leeman, M. Dever, P. Bethancourt, R. D. Moore | 07.18.2016
Russell Moore and Mark Dever sit down at this year’s SBC to chat about God, Politics, and Other Easy Topics.
The Shocking, Abysmal, and Embarrassing Failure of Churches to PrayBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 9Marks Journal: The Church Praying | 06.10.2016
Prayerlessness is a problem in so many churches. What can we do about it?
Church Discipline: A Difficult and Necessary TaskBy J. Leeman, L. Duncan, M. Dever, M. McConnell | 04.25.2016
Practicing church discipline is difficult. Perhaps this is why many churches seem to have neglected it.
Lessons for Fools: Mark Dever Asks Os Guinness about His New Evangelism BookBy M. Dever, O. Guinness | 03.08.2016
Christians should be persuasive, and with his new book Fool’s Talk, Os Guinness offers a comprehensive presentation of the art and power of creative and distinctly Christian persuasion.
How should this desire to be persuasive affect our evangelism? Does God expect us to know the answers to every question? And how can we do this while remaining humble, recognizing that salvation is all of grace?
For our most recent 9Marks interview, Mark Dever sits down with Guinness to talk with him about these questions and more. We hope you’ll find it useful.