Jonathan and Mark continue their conversation on elders’ meetings, exploring questions like: should elders require unanimity? What should a new pastor do when he inherits a contentious elder?
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan discuss the best practices for how to run an elders’ meeting.
It’s not a pastor’s job to have a PhD. But pastors are called to protect the flock from false teachers, and to shepherd people through theological questions and concerns.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Matt Merker—a pastoral assistant at Capitol Hill Baptist Church—chats with Mark Dever about the usefulness of pastoral internships.
Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever discuss the benefits and best practices of hosting a regular church-wide prayer gathering—in addition to the Sunday service.
How should pastors respond when their ministry is marked by disappointment and unmet expectations?
Is “mere Christianity”—the conviction that we should focus on only what’s essential to being a Christian—really the path toward true Christian unity? Does it guard the gospel over time?
Pastors are used to saying goodbye to long-time friends. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan interviews Mark about how to prepare for these sad-but-joyful moments.
January 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of 9Marks. To celebrate that milestone, Jonathan interviewed the two guys who were there when it all began: Mark Dever and Matt Schmucker.
Discipling doesn’t need to be tethered to an elaborate program. Instead, it should be a part of a church’s culture. That’s easy to say, but hard to implement.
Jonathan Leeman interviews four seasoned pastors—Mark Dever, Burk Parsons, H. B. Charles, and Jeramie Rinne—about leadership.
As a part of the new 9Marks Journal—Church Discipline: Medicine for the Body—Jonathan Leeman sits down with Mark Dever to talk about church discipline.
Pastors need to understand that church growth isn’t the work of one day, one month, or one year. It’s a lifetime work.
Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman continue their conversation about racial division in the church, highlighting the ways pastors can both educate themselves and work against it.