The past few weeks have been hard. People are grieving and angry, scared and confused.
Brothers, preach 1 Timothy. And don’t wait too long. You and your congregation need its Christ-centered focus for the church.
Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Brian Davis about how COVID-19 ought to push us all to humble ourselves under God’s mighty hand.
The nation is reeling, and Sunday is coming. So what should preachers do?
I want to speak to fellow English-speaking pastors of immigrant churches’ English ministries. In particular, I want to talk about how we can honor the immigrant senior pastor, despite whatever differences we may have.
While this pandemic has not ultimately changed the work of the pastor, it seems to have made that work more exhausting. Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Zack Eswine about how pastors can avoid burnout while caring for people during COVID-19.
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 17: What Legal Rights & Responsibilities Do Churches Have During a Pandemic? (with Matt Martens)By J. Leeman, M. T. Martens | 05.26.2020
Tune in as Jonathan Leeman chats with Matt Martens about the legal rights and responsibilities churches need to know about in light of COVID-19.
What are churches’ rights and responsibilities as they consider reopening?
Jonathan Leeman chats with Omar Johnson about what it’s like to be a solo pastor during COVID-19.
What do we do when elders disagree?
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 11: Help for those Who Are Nervous About Their Church Budget (with Jamie Dunlop)By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman | 05.18.2020
COVID-19 has hurt churches financially, and many pastors are nervous. In this episode of Pastoring in a Pandemic, Jonathan chats with Jamie Dunlop in hopes to offer help for those who are nervous about their church budget.
More than anything, God expects pastors to be faithful. An overflowing auditorium and an efficient church is no substitute for personal holiness.
This global lockdown affects us all differently. We live under widely varying regulations in different countries or even in different counties within the same country. But there are some things you can pray for your pastor—regardless of his circumstance.
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 4: Brothers Born for Adversity — How a Plurality of Elders Shines in a Pandemic (with David Mathis)By D. Mathis, J. Leeman | 05.07.2020
Jonathan Leeman chats with David Mathis, a pastor of Cities Church in Minneapolis and the executive editor for Desiring God, about the blessing of a plurality of elders during COVID-19.
The Lord had been preparing us for this global pandemic through the ordinary means of pastoral ministry.