9Marks Leadership Interviews

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.

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.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

International Church Planting

By D. Furman, J. Mack Stiles | 05.30.2011

Two founders of a bustling new church plant in the United Arab Emirates discuss how to create a culture for church planting, how to leave the sending church, and other lessons for new planters.

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The Two Kingdoms and the Natural Law with David VanDrunen

By D. VanDrunen, M. Dever | 04.04.2011

Mark Dever asks David VanDrunen for a tutorial on the complex but important topic of a church's role in political society.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Culture of Discipling

By M. Dever, P. Van Steenburgh | 02.18.2011

Mark Dever explains why he prioritizes building relationships like he does—in the church, between Christians, and among pastors.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

The Power of God’s Word

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, S. Linne | 01.31.2011

Mark Dever asks Jonathan Leeman and Shai Linne about the unique power of God’s Word in giving life to the church.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Understanding the Bible and Ministry

By B. Winter, M. Dever | 01.01.2011

New Testament scholar Bruce Winter jumps into the fray over cultural contextualization in ministry, the importance of historical background for interpreting Scripture, and bad contemporary ideas of leadership.

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Engaging Your Generation

By M. Dever, M. Chandler | 12.01.2010

Matt Chandler discusses his past year, his approach to preaching, and what it takes to engage this generation with the gospel.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Life and Ministry in the Southern Baptist Convention

By D. Akin, M. Dever | 10.29.2010

Danny Akin, president of Southeastern Seminary, talks about his conversion, the Great Commission Resurgence, easy believism, what he’s learned from Paige Patterson and Al Mohler, and more.

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An Amazing Testimony of God’s Grace

By M. Dever, M. McConnell | 09.30.2010

Mez McConnell tells the riveting story of how God rescued him from a life of drugs and violence and sent him to preach the gospel in inner-city Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Training Pastors

By D. Jackman, M. Dever | 08.27.2010

Can you “make” a preacher or is preaching simply a gift? Find out in this interview with David Jackman, founder of the Cornhill Training Course.

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Women, Christianity, and Feminism

By C. McCulley, M. Dever | 08.04.2010

Carolyn McCulley discusses feminism, ministering to singles, Christian social action, and what it means to be a “crush catalyst.”

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What is the Gospel?

By C. J. Mahaney, G. Gilbert | 06.25.2010

The gospel. The cross. The kingdom. The church. Greg Gilbert and C.J. Mahaney discuss all this and more.

Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church

By J. Leeman, M. Lawrence, T. R. Schreiner | 06.01.2010

Why is biblical theology essential for pastoral ministry? How do you do it? Find out in this roundtable discussion with Michael Lawrence, Tom Schreiner, and Jonathan Leeman.

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The Reformation, Then and Now

By M. Dever, M. Reeves | 05.04.2010

Is the Reformation over? Does it matter today? Michael Reeves unpacks the story and theology of the Reformation and exhorts Christians to study the Reformation for the sake of the gospel.

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Evangelical Christians and Modern America

By M. Dever, O. Guinness | 04.08.2010

Os Guinness explores doubt, evil, modernity, the new atheism, evangelical obsession with the present, and more.

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Life and Word-Centered Ministry

By M. Dever, W. Taylor | 03.01.2010

William Taylor, rector of St. Helen’s in London, discusses good preaching, bad theology, training pastors and more.