Five Reflections on Pastoral Disagreements

By Andy Naselli | 05.28.2020

When you and your fellow pastors don’t think unanimously about a practical shepherding issue, you should disagree with your fellow pastors with love and respect and without any anger or bitterness.

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 16: COVID-19 & The Crisis of Christian Conscience (with Andy Naselli)

By A. Naselli, J. Leeman | 05.25.2020

COVID-19 has presented a host of issues over which well-meaning Christians will disagree. Moving forward, our churches need to be filled with humble Christians who have biblical understanding of the conscience. Jonathan Leeman and Andy Naselli discuss.

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 12: Lessons from the Future—Talking to a House Church Pastor in East Asia

By Jonathan Leeman | 05.19.2020

Join us as Jonathan Leeman chats with a house church pastor in East Asia about lessons he’s learned through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 10: How Christians throughout the Ages Have Responded to Plagues & Pandemics (with Michael Haykin)

By J. Leeman, M. Haykin | 05.15.2020

Jonathan Leeman chats with church historian Michael Haykin of SBTS about how Christians throughout the ages have responded to plagues and pandemics. Could it be that COVID-19 presents a historic opportunity?

How Can I Counsel Those with Anxiety, Loneliness, or Depression?

By Gunner Gundersen | 05.15.2020

During this pandemic, many people are struggling with anxiety, loneliness, or depression—sometimes a heavy mix of all three. How can we help?

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 9: Struggling Members & Struggling Marriages: Biblical Counseling During Quarantine (with Jeremy Pierre)

By J. Pierre, J. Leeman | 05.14.2020

In this episode of Pastoring in a Pandemic, Jonathan Leeman and Jeremy Pierre discuss the various counseling crises pastors are facing due to COVID-19.

How To Plan A Sunday Morning Service . . . Outside

By Dave Russell | 05.13.2020

If you are planning an outdoor gathering for your next Sunday morning worship service, here are ten things to consider.

Has COVID-19 Made 9Marks Raise the White Flag on Multi-Site and Multi-Service Churches?

By Jonathan Leeman | 05.13.2020

There’s a difference between short-term accommodations and permanent structures.

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 7: Preserving Unity Amid Conspiracies and Disagreements (with Tim Challies)

By J. Leeman, T. Challies | 05.12.2020

Jonathan Leeman chats with Tim Challies about how pastors ought to preserve unity amid conspiracies and disagreements about COVID-19.

Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 6: Pastoring the Unemployed (with Bill Behrens)

By B. Behrens, J. Leeman | 05.11.2020

Jonathan chats with Bill Behrens, a lay elder at Capitol Hill Baptist Church, about how to care for unemployed members.

What Did DC Churches Do When the Spanish Flu Struck Again?

By Caleb Morell | 05.11.2020

Contrary to all expectations, the closing of churches for the month of October in 1918 did not result in decline and ruin, but in revitalization and growth.

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.

How One Texas Church Reopened Their Services

By Rodney Brown | 05.08.2020

Pastoral reflections on how Metro Bible Church in South Lake, TX, reopened.

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.