Mark Dever Interviews Jonathan Leeman about “Don’t Fire Your Church Members”


Would you believe it if someone told you church structure actually plays a crucial role in your individual discipleship? It’s true. If you say you follow Jesus, then you should be concerned with helping other Christians follow Jesus—and church structure helps all of us do that.

Recently, Jonathan Leeman has written a book to that end: Don’t Fire Your Church Members. Mark Dever sat down with Jonathan to discuss the argument of the book and why all Christians—whether pastors or not—should consider it.

Jonathan Leeman

Jonathan (@JonathanLeeman) edits the 9Marks series of books as well as the 9Marks Journal. He is also the author of several books on the church. Since his call to ministry, Jonathan has earned a master of divinity from Southern Seminary and a Ph.D. in Ecclesiology from the University of Wales. He lives with his wife and four daughters in Cheverly, Maryland, where he is an elder at Cheverly Baptist Church.

Mark Dever

​Mark Dever is the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D. C., and the President of 9Marks. You can find him on Twitter at @MarkDever.

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