Episode 131: On Pastoring Amidst National Trauma (with Garrett Kell)

By G. Kell, J. Leeman | 06.05.2020

The past few weeks have been hard. People are grieving and angry, scared and confused.

5 Reasons You Should Preach through 1 Timothy

By Phil Newton | 06.03.2020

Brothers, preach 1 Timothy. And don’t wait too long. You and your congregation need its Christ-centered focus for the church.

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 20: Humbling Ourselves Under God’s Mighty Hand (with Brian Davis)

By B. Davis, J. Leeman | 05.29.2020

Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Brian Davis about how COVID-19 ought to push us all to humble ourselves under God’s mighty hand.

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?

As the Pastor of an Immigrant Church’s English Ministry, How Should I Relate to the Senior Pastor?

By Hanley Liu | 05.29.2020

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.

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 18: Help & Hope for the Burnt-Out Pastor (with Zack Eswine)

By J. Leeman, Z. Eswine | 05.27.2020

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.

Churches’ Rights and Responsibilities When Reopening in the Pandemic

By J. Butterfield, M. T. Martens | 05.26.2020

What are churches’ rights and responsibilities as they consider reopening?

Pastoring in a Pandemic, episode 15: Being a Solo Pastor During COVID-19 (with Omar Johnson)

By J. Leeman, O. Johnson | 05.22.2020

Jonathan Leeman chats with Omar Johnson about what it’s like to be a solo pastor during COVID-19.

Episode 128: On When Elders Disagree (with Matt Schmucker)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Schmucker | 05.19.2020

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.

Episode 127: On Character Matters (with Aaron Menikoff)

By A. Menikoff, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.12.2020

More than anything, God expects pastors to be faithful. An overflowing auditorium and an efficient church is no substitute for personal holiness.

On Prayer Service

How to Pray for Your Pastor During Lockdown

By Christopher Ash | 05.08.2020

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.

How the Lord Prepared Our Church for a Global Pandemic

By Juan Sanchez | 05.07.2020

The Lord had been preparing us for this global pandemic through the ordinary means of pastoral ministry.