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On Wisdom for New Pastors (with Bob Johnson, Omar Johnson, and Sam Emadi) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 195

By B. Johnson, J. Leeman, O. Johnson, S. Emadi | 02.01.2022

An old pastor and a kind-of-new pastor give some advice to a brand-new pastor.

Numbers 15–16: On the Absurdity of Theonomy, the Corrupting Nature of J.Crew Sponsorship, and Korah’s Rebellion (Bible Talk, Ep. 47)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 01.26.2022

This episode covers Korah’s Rebellion, the absurdity of theonomy, and . . . more laws about purification and the priesthood? Why!?

Episode 194: On How the Puritans Have Shaped Mark’s Ministry

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 01.25.2022

Who are the Puritans? How have they shaped Mark’s ministry?

On Training Women for Exposition (with Colleen McFadden) | Preachers Talk, Ep. 34

By C. McFadden, D. Helm, J. Meeks | 01.20.2022

This week, Jeremy and Dave sit down with Colleen McFadden to discuss how to train women to teach the Bible in complementarian settings.

Numbers 12–14: On Israel’s Disastrous Attempt to Reverse the Exodus (Bible Talk, Ep. 46)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 12.22.2021

There’s no way around it: these chapters are grim. Moses’ siblings turn on him, the Israelites want to stone him, and the Lord seems ready to end the covenant.

How did we get here? Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about Numbers 12–14.

Episode 193: On Top 2021 News Stories for Pastors (with Collin Hansen & Garrett Kell)

By C. Hansen, G. Kell, J. Leeman | 12.21.2021

Last week, Collin Hansen reflected on the top stories of last year. So we had him and Garrett Kell on this episode of Pastors Talk to think through each of these stories pastorally.

On Introductions | Preachers Talk, Ep. 33

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 12.17.2021

Every preacher begins a sermon, but most could begin them better. On this episode Ed, Dave, and Jeremy discuss what should be in our introductions and why.

On Pastoral Ministry in Post-Christian Sweden (with Johnny Lithell, Ben Lacey, and Caleb Morell) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 192

By B. Lacey, C. Morell, J. Lithell, M. Dever | 12.14.2021

Mark Dever, Caleb Morell, and Ben Lacey chat with Swedish pastor Johnny Lithell about the ups and downs of ministry in a place with so few Christians. 

Numbers 9–11: On Ten Homer Simpsons Worth of Quail Judgment (Bible Talk, Ep. 45)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 12.08.2021

Things are going well for Israel . . . until the people start to grumble.

On Pastoral Patience – Part 2 (with John Folmar & Josh Manley) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 191

By J. Folmar, J. Leeman, J. Manley, M. Dever | 12.07.2021

How slowly should a pastor change things in a church? Jonathan chats with Mark Dever, John Folmar, and Josh Manley, in this second conversation about pastoral patience.

On Getting Started Late | Preachers Talk, Ep. 32

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 12.03.2021

Is preaching just a “young man’s game”? On this episode Jeremy, Ed, and Dave consider the benefits to older preachers, both those who start late and those who have been at it for a while.

Numbers 5–8: On How Moses’ Test for Adultery Is Different Than Monty Python’s Test for Witches (Bible Talk, Ep. 44)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 12.01.2021

In Numbers 5–8, Israel is still revving its engine, preparing to enter the Promised Land. For now, we read about a strange test for adultery, the genesis of the Nazirite vow, and Aaron’s blessing, one of the most well-known passages in the whole Bible.

On Pastoral Patience – Part 1 (with John Folmar & Josh Manley) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 190

By J. Folmar, J. Leeman, J. Manley, M. Dever | 11.30.2021

Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever talk to Josh Manley and John Folmar about Christianity in Afghanistan and the UAE, and the necessity of pastoral patience.

Numbers 1–4: On Kohath, Gershon, & Merari—Israel’s Best Furniture Store (Bible Talk, Ep. 43)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 11.24.2021

By the time we get to the beginning of Numbers, Israel is poised to take the Promised Land. But first, they need to receive their marching orders.

How Can I Support International Missions? (with Mark Collins) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 189

By J. Leeman, M. Collins, M. Dever | 11.23.2021

Church members ought to know their missionaries. How can pastors facilitate that relationship?