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.

How Can We Love Our Non-Christian Neighbors During COVID-19?

By A. Ziafat, B. Johnson, J. Kurz, P. Tibayan | 05.05.2020

We asked pastors how they’d been serving their non-Christian neighbors since the pandemic disrupted regular ministry.

Can We Celebrate Communion Online?

By Bobby Jamieson | 05.04.2020

It’s not the case that a virtually mediated, physically dispersed Lord’s Supper is less than optimal: it’s simply not the Lord’s Supper. 

When Should Churches Reject Governmental Guidelines on Gathering and Engage in Civil Disobedience?

By Jonathan Leeman | 05.02.2020

If the government continues to say we cannot meet, when do we as churches engage in civil disobedience by gathering anyway?

How Can We Care for Our Older & At-Risk Members?

By Aaron Menikoff | 05.01.2020

This pandemic should not be squandered. While we’re all stuck at home, let’s minister to our homebound members with renewed vigor.  

Pastoring in a Pandemic Episode 1: Shepherding Scattered Sheep with Bob Johnson

By B. Johnson, J. Leeman | 05.01.2020

Jonathan Leeman chats with Bob Johnson, a pastor in the Detroit area, about practical ways he and his elders have tried to shepherd their scattered sheep during COVID-19.

How Can We Care for Our Church Members During COVID-19?

By B. Johnson, C. Mwanza, J. Wiesner, K. Edward Copeland, M. Lohmann, T. Shepherd | 05.01.2020

We asked pastors how they’d been serving their people since the pandemic disrupted regular ministry.