9Marks Leadership Interviews
Join Mark Dever as he interviews church leaders from around the world on topics that will challenge you to be a better leader.
Joseph’s story resolves every major plot-line of Genesis, proving that Moses is a “literary genius,” as Jim puts it.
Genesis 34–36: On Dinah’s Defiling, Jacob’s Sons’ War Crimes, and Other Things That Ought Not Be Done in Israel (Bible Talk, Ep. 12)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 11.25.2020
These chapters of Genesis cover some dark terrain, things that ought not be done in Israel (34:7). What’s God up to in Genesis 34–36?
Genesis 32–33: On Jacob’s Rumbling Reconciliation with Esau and a Main Event Even Better Than WrestleMania III’s (Bible Talk, Ep. 11)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 11.18.2020
In Genesis 32–33, Jacob has two life-altering confrontations—one with the angel of God, and one with the adversary of his lifetime: Esau, his brother. What happens in each will surprise you.
In this episode of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks asks Ed and David how the “sermon sausage gets made.” From Sunday to Sunday, how does this sermon-prep and sermon-writing process work?
Genesis 29–31: On Rachel’s Junk Science, Jacob’s Ancient Eugenics, and the Fear of Isaac’s Unshakeable Sovereignty (Bible Talk, Ep. 10)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 11.11.2020
There’s a lot of deception and re-deception going on here. There’s also some poetic justice, some pathetic names, some junk science, and a tense camel chase.
These chapters of Genesis continue the story of Isaac, Rebekah, Jacob, and Esau. They play out like an episode of a soap opera: family member against family member; deceit on top of deceit; the promise of revenge.
Pastors often need to have hard conversations. The best way to prepare people for such conversations is simple—it’s to love them.
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Genesis 24–26: On When Isaac Meets Rebekah, Esau’s Stupid Trade, and Sam’s Fever Dreams about the Exodus (Bible Talk, Ep. 8)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 10.28.2020
In these chapters, Moses shifts his attention to the next generation of the promised line. As he does, familiar themes show up.
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Genesis 21–23: On Ishmael’s Expulsion, Isaac’s Sacrifice, and Abraham’s Graveyard (Bible Talk, Ep. 7)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 10.22.2020
Moses spends so much time cultivating an expectation for Isaac’s birth. But then, out of nowhere, the Lord tests Abraham, telling him to sacrifice his son, his only son whom he loves. Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton & Sam Emadi about Genesis 21–23.
How do you figure out the structure of a biblical text? After you figure out the structure, how then do you create an outline for your sermon?
In Episode 12 of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and K Edward Copeland about this.
During tense political seasons, church members need to learn to live with one another in an understanding way. But what does that mean?
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