This book sets forth a broad view of ministry to the poor, not only for deacons but for the church at large.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan discuss the best practices for how to run an elders’ meeting.
No matter the size of your membership, your church can (and must) pursue leadership training—and this book provides the tools to do it.
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.
Nowadays, local denominational associations are passé. But it wasn’t always that way.
When pastoring the suffering and depressed, Spurgeon seemed most often to have focused people on Christ crucified as the Man of Sorrows.
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.
This book is for both pastors who don’t think self-deception is a concern and pastors who know they can be self-deceived
— How should we interpret the passages in 1 Corinthians 11 about women cutting their hair? — Should teaching be the primary function of every pastor/elder?
How do we know what makes a healthy church? Thankfully, we’re not the first generation of Christians to wrestle with this question.
If you can get a culture of care started today, you’ll be ready when suffering and tragedy come.
This book offers a thoughtful pushback against the pragmatic ministry mindset.
— To what degree should a man’s past life—perhaps even before his conversion—affect how we consider his qualification for ministry? — Should young children who have been baptized but left out of church membership be given the Lord’s Supper?
I might disagree with Piper on women teaching in seminaries, but before I scream “Injustice!” I should recognize that this is a jagged-line issue, and he can make a different yet still reasonable judgment than me.
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.