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Join Mark Dever as he interviews church leaders from around the world on topics that will challenge you to be a better leader.

Pastors’ Talk Podcast

Pastors' Talk

Pastors’ Talk is a weekly conversation between Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever about practical aspects of the Christian life and pastoral ministry.

On Preaching as an Assistant (Preachers Talk, Ep. 25)

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 06.10.2021

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Exodus 22-23: On Israel’s Bloated Sheep Market—and Other Jewels of Jewish Jurisprudence (Bible Talk, Ep. 30)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 06.09.2021

In this episode of Bible Talk, Alex Duke, Jim Hamilton, and Sam Emadi discuss all those laws in Exodus 22–23. Why are they there? Why should Christians not just let their eyes glaze over them?

Exodus 21: On Slavery, Proportional Justice, Goring Oxen, and Other Easy Topics (Bible Talk, Ep. 29)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 05.26.2021

When Moses refers to slavery in the Torah, how should we understand it? What about “justice”? In this episode of Bible Talk, Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about a difficult chapter of Scripture: Exodus 21.

Exodus 19–20: On Thoughts, Words, Deeds, Deeds, Words, Thoughts (Bible Talk, Ep. 28)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 05.19.2021

At this point in Exodus, we have the people of God at the mountain of God to receive the Law of God in order to engage in the worship of God.

On Power for Proclamation | Preachers Talk, Ep. 24

By D. Helm, H. B. Charles, K. Edward Copeland | 05.14.2021

What does it mean to preach in a way that demonstrates the Spirit and power (1 Cor. 2:4–5)? In this episode of Preachers Talk, Dave Helm, Ed Copeland, and Jeremy Meeks discuss the significance of the Spirit’s power in preaching.

On Power for Preparation | Preachers Talk, Ep. 23

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 04.30.2021

Preachers need the Holy Spirit’s help as they prepare. In this episode of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with Ed Copeland and David Helm about “power for preparation.”

Exodus 16–18: On the Benefits of Small Government, Good In-Laws, and a Plurality of Elders (Bible Talk, Ep. 27)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 04.29.2021

It doesn’t take long for the Israelites to go from singing by the sea to grumbling against God, begging him to take them back to Egypt.

Exodus 14–15: From Beheading the Snake to Singing by the Sea (Bible Talk, Ep. 26)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 04.23.2021

Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about Exodus 14–15.

Exodus 11–13: On the Presbyterian Exodus and the “Very Great” Podcast Named Bible Talk (Bible Talk, Ep. 25)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 04.14.2021

Bible Talk’s conversations through Exodus finally arrive at the exodus.

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.

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 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.