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

Life and Preaching with Kent Hughes

By K. Hughes, M. Dever | 03.25.2008

Proud to be a Protestant? R. Kent Hughes, pastor emeritus at College Church in Wheaton, Illinois, discusses his 40 years of pastoral ministry with Mark Dever.

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Pastoral Ministry with Robert Norris

By M. Dever, R. Norris | 02.24.2008

The long time pastor of Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, MD describes his life and ministry in London, Hollywood, and now a busy Washington suburb.

Building Healthy Churches with Mark Dever

By C. J. Mahaney, M. Dever | 01.31.2008

C.J. Mahaney asks Mark Dever why he did what he did and does what he does to build healthy churches.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Pastoral Ministry with Eric Redmond

By E. C. Redmond, M. Dever | 12.09.2007

Pastor Eric Redmond recounts his own pastoral experience as well as some of the challenges of inter-ethnic and economic ministry.

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Life and Ministry with Derek Thomas

By D. Thomas, M. Dever | 10.31.2007

Mark Dever asks this one-time Welsh Baptist how he became a Presbyterian minister and seminary professor in Jackson, Mississippi.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

The New Perspective on Paul with Simon Gathercole and Peter Williams

By M. Dever, P. Williams, S. Gathercole | 09.30.2007

Pauline scholar Simon Gathercole and Cambridge scholar Peter Williams take Mark Dever on a tour of recent trends in New Testament studies.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Life and Ministry with Mark Dever

By C. J. Mahaney, M. Dever | 08.31.2007

The tables turn as C.J. Mahaney puts Mark Dever in the hot seat and interviews him.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Above All Earthly Powers with David Wells

By D. Wells, M. Dever | 07.31.2007

Mark Dever asks David Wells about going against culture, contextualization, postmodernism, how to do theology as preachers, urban ministry, and more. You’ll want to listen several times.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Evangelism and the Gospel with Will Metzger

By M. Dever, W. Metzger | 05.31.2007

Author and evangelist Will Metzger, who helped shape Mark Dever’s understanding of evangelism, discusses the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to evangelism today.

Feminism in Your Church and Home with Russell Moore, Randy Stinson, and C.J. Mahaney

By C. J. Mahaney, M. Dever, R. Stinson, R. D. Moore | 04.30.2007

What does Randy Stinson say feminism is? Why does Russ Moore say most members of our churches are in “same sex” marriages? Why does Mark Dever think pastors should pay attention? Why does C.J. Mahaney think Mark needs to make a bigger deal of complementarianism vs. egalitarianism than he does?

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Life and Ministry with Thabiti Anyabwile

By M. Dever, T. Anyabwile | 03.31.2007

Thabiti tells the amazing story of growing up in a fatherless, African-American home, and how he went from nominal Christianity to Muslim antagonist against Christ to despair to Christian pastor.

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Particular Redemption, The New Perspective, and More with John Piper (and Bruce Ware!)

By B. Ware, J. Piper, M. Dever | 02.28.2007

John Piper offers his thoughts on the New Perspective and other prominent topics today. He also briefly interacts with Bruce Ware on the extent of the atonement.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

The Gospel and Islam with Thabiti Anyabwile

By M. Dever, T. Anyabwile | 11.30.2006

Pastor and author Thabiti Anyabwile describes the beliefs and history of Islam, his own experience as a Muslim, the contradictions in the Koran, as well as the way for churches to approach evangelism with Muslims, which he calls an amazing, God-given opportunity the church has today.

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Church Reform and Black Churches with Ken Jones

By K. Jones, M. Dever | 02.29.2004

How do you preach for change in a church with social gospel roots? Ken Jones, pastor of Greater Union Baptist Church in Compton, CA, takes the hot seat across from Mark Dever on the shape of reform in African-American churches.

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History and Discipline of the Local Church with Greg Wills

By G. A. Wills, M. Dever | 02.17.2004

What can a study of Baptist history bring to the modern church growth conversation? Join Mark Dever as he reflects on the Southern Baptist heritage with Greg Wills, Associate Professor of Church History at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.