Jonathan Leeman interviews four seasoned pastors—Mark Dever, Burk Parsons, H. B. Charles, and Jeramie Rinne—about leadership.
Pastors need to understand that church growth isn’t the work of one day, one month, or one year. It’s a lifetime work.
We asked 60 pastors around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2017 that helped you be a better pastor?
Pastoral burnout happens when we think we can build a church ourselves, when we’re trusting ourselves and not the Lord.
An elder’s authority must be carried out with both confidence and humility, as both an overseer and an example, recognizing both his God-given role and his deep need of God’s help.
The measure of a pulpit ministry isn’t its width, but its depth.
Mailbag #69: How Do I Know When It’s Time to Step Down? . . . The Wisdom of Having a Lay Elder in PoliticsBy B. Johnson, J. Leeman | 12.01.2017
— Ministry is a roller coaster. How do I know if I should step down? — How does a church navigate having a lay elder whose vocation is in politics??
Besides the Bible, a membership directory is a pastor’s most important book. But why?
Almost everyone agrees pastors need to be trained. But does this mean they must receive formal theological training from a seminary?
While there are a few weaknesses, this book offers a unique and much-needed contribution to American evangelicalism, especially as demographics change.
“Just Do It” may be a great slogan for the world’s largest manufacturer of sportswear, but it’s a horrible motto for the Christian life.
Looking for a pastor? Here’s how Mark Dever suggests churches might resist common wisdom in their search.
Whether we’re called to Farmington, Missouri or Washington, D.C, our goal is to help people do two things: understand the Bible and follow Jesus.
Mailbag #68: Does a Church’s Maturity Affect Church Discipline Approach? . . . Should We Bring into Membership a Family Who Doesn’t Speak Our Language?By Jonathan Leeman | 11.10.2017
— Should a congregation’s age, spiritual maturity, and experience of church discipline play into a “muddy” church discipline decision? — How should we maintain a robust membership process while taking into account a new family’s language barrier?