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On Ethos (Preachers Talk, Ep. 22)

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 04.08.2021

What’s ethos? That vital and indispensable attribute of credibility.

Exodus 8–10: On Finding Out There’s Something Rotten in the State of Egypt (Bible Talk, Ep. 24)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 04.07.2021

By the end of Exodus 10, the whole nation of Egypt is covered in total darkness—so much so that “they did not see one another, nor did anyone rise from his place for three days.” It’s as if the people of Egypt were stuck in a grave.

On How Can Women Thrive in the Local Church (with Keri Folmar) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 166

By J. Leeman, K. Folmar, M. Dever | 04.06.2021

Are local churches uniquely difficult for women? How can women thrive our churches?

On Overview Sermons | Pastors Talk, Ep. 165

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.30.2021

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about the value of preaching big chunks of texts, including whole books in one sermon.

Preachers Mailbag #1 | Preachers Talk

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 03.25.2021

In this episode of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks pulls from the mailbag and asks Ed Copeland and David Helm questions about preaching.

Exodus 5–7: On Slowed-Down Wifi and Waiting in a Two-Hour Line Before Space Mountain (Bible Talk, Ep. 23)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.17.2021

By the end of Exodus 7, the Lord has brought the first plague against Egypt. But before we get there, Moses makes us wait.

On Pastoral Sabbaticals (with Jamie Dunlop) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 164

By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.16.2021

Are sabbaticals in the Bible? Are they . . . fair? (After all, what other profession gets them!) How should they be structured?

On Conclusions | Preachers Talk, Ep. 20

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 03.11.2021

In this episode of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and K. Edward Copeland about how to thoughtfully conclude a sermon.

Exodus 3–4: On Moses Milling about in Midian Until His Momentous Mountain Moment (Bible Talk, Ep. 22)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.10.2021

At the beginning of Exodus 3, Moses is milling about in Midian with some sheep. The God shows up in a burning bush and everything changes.

On Paying Pastors (with Jamie Dunlop) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 163

By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.09.2021

How much should churches pay their pastors? How can they even find the answer to that question? Should a pastor ever ask for a raise?

Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop about these questions.

Exodus 1–2: On Moses and the Ark—And Tracking Aslan on the Move (Bible Talk, Ep. 21)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.03.2021

Genesis ends with Joseph’s bones in a box in the belly of the beast. Exodus begins with Israel being fruitful and multiplying under the harsh rule of a Pharaoh who knows neither Joseph nor his God.

On Firing Church Staff | Pastors Talk, Ep. 162

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.02.2021

Firing someone is almost always hard, perhaps especially in the church. In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about this difficult topic, one that Mark says is a personal weakness of his.

On Typology | Preachers Talk, Ep. 19

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 02.25.2021

Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and K. Edward Copeland about preaching and typology.

Genesis 1–50: The Academy Awards Episode (Bible Talk, Ep. 20)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 02.24.2021

Alex Duke hosts the “Academy Awards of Genesis,” in which he gives some superlatives and asks Jim and Sam to look back and reflect on what they’ve learned as they’ve walked slowly through Moses’ masterpiece.

On Corporate Worship (with Matt Merker) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 161

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Merker | 02.23.2021

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Matt Merker about Merker’s new book Corporate Worship.