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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.

Journal Talk, Episode 5: What “Able to Teach” Means and Doesn’t Mean (with Sam Emadi)

By J. Leeman, S. Emadi | 08.25.2020

When Paul says pastors must be “apt to teach,” what does he mean? That they must be really, really good preachers? That they must be able to draw a crowd?

Preachers Talk, Episode 9: On Giving and Receiving Feedback on Preaching

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 08.20.2020

In this episode of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks talks with David Helm and K. Edward Copeland about the value of giving and receiving feedback on preaching.

Journal Talk, Episode 4: Good Pastors Know When to Pick a Fight But Prefer to Avoid Them

By J. Leeman, K. DeYoung | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 08.20.2020

Pastors shouldn’t be quarrelsome. But pastors must also contend for the truth. They must gently correct opponents. They must be immovable, steadfast. How do we manage all these diverse callings?

Journal Talk, Episode 3: What to Remember When It’s Going Well—And When It’s Going Poorly

By J. Leeman, R. Ortlund | 08.18.2020

In this conversation, Jonathan Leeman chats with Ray Ortlund about what pastors need to remember when things are going well, what they need to remember when things are going poorly, and how he stays so “stinkin’ joyful.”

Journal Talk, Episode 2: Why Should Pastors Care about Their Holiness?

By A. Menikoff, J. Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 08.13.2020

In this conversation, Jonathan Leeman chats with Aaron Menikoff about his article, and why pastors of all people must care about their personal holiness.

Journal Talk, Episode 1: Be Generous—Give People and Money

By J. Leeman, P. Martin | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 08.11.2020

Churches ought to be generous with their people and their money. Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Paul Martin about this vital principle of shepherding.

Preachers Talk, Episode 8: On Planning a Preaching Calendar

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 07.23.2020

How do you decide what to preach? How long should you stay in a book? Doesn’t planning sermons several months out “quench the Spirit”?

Preachers Talk, Episode 7: On Preaching Over the Long Haul

By D. Helm, E. Copeland, J. Meeks | 06.25.2020

David Helm and Ed Copeland have both been preaching at the same place for more than 20 years. In this episode of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with them about how all preachers should think about preaching for the long haul.

Preachers’ Talk, Episode 6: On Preaching in a Troubled Age

By D. Helm, E. Copeland, J. Meeks | 05.29.2020

The nation is reeling, and Sunday is coming. So what should preachers do?

Preachers’ Talk — Episode 5: On Preaching in a Distracted Age

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 05.21.2020

In this episode of Preachers’ Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and Ed Copeland about preaching in a distracted age.

Preachers’ Talk — Episode 4: Preaching in a Pandemic

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 04.23.2020

In this episode of Preachers’ Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and Ed Copeland about preaching in a pandemic.

Preachers’ Talk — Episode 3: On “Inebriated Preaching”

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 03.26.2020

What does it mean to be “drunk in the pulpit”? It means to lean on the Bible more for support than illumination.

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Preachers’ Talk – Episode 2: On Defining “Expositional Preaching” (with H. B. Charles)

By D. Helm, H. B. Charles, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 02.20.2020

In this episode of Preachers’ Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm, Edward Copeland, and special guest H. B. Charles about expositional preaching.

Preachers’ Talk – Episode 1: On the State of Preaching Today (with Jonathan Leeman)

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, J. Leeman, K. Edward Copeland | 01.22.2020

In the inaugural episode of Preachers’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with three friends from Simeon Trust—David Helm, Ed Copeland, and Jeremy Meeks—about expositional preaching.

Pastors’ Talk podcast

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 08.08.2018

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