On Earth as in Heaven: A (Very) Brief Biblical Theology of Heaven (with Sam Emadi)

By J. Leeman, S. Emadi | 02.18.2021

Have you every wondered how the concept of heaven fits into the entire biblical storyline? Check out this conversation between Jonathan Leeman and Sam Emadi.

Heavenly Helps for Pastoral Problems (with Mark Redfern)

By J. Leeman, M. Redfern | 02.15.2021

If you read through the pastoral epistles, you’ll notice how often Paul encourages Timothy and Titus with the hope of heaven. Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Mark Redfern about this. * * * * * For more on this topic, you can read Mark’s article for our most recent Journal. Youtube iTunes Spotify

The Church Should Sing for Heaven’s Sake (with Matthew Westerholm)

By J. Leeman, M. Westerholm | 02.11.2021

Our churches used to sing about heaven. Now they don’t. And when they do, well, they do it unlike previous generations. Jonathan Leeman chats with Matthew Westerholm of Southern Seminary about this. (You can read Matthew’s article on the topic here.) Youtube Spotify iTunes Download MP3

The Hope of Heaven at the Beginning and End of Ministry (with Omar Johnson & Phil Newton)

By O. Johnson, P. Newton | 02.05.2021

Pastors need the hope of heaven at the beginning of their ministry, and they still need it at the end of their ministry. Jonathan Leeman chats with Phil Newton (a pastor for 40+ years) and Omar Johnson (a brand-new pastor) about this. You can read Omar’s article here, and Phil’s here. Youtube Spotify iTunes Download MP3

Why the Heavenly Minded Do the Most Earthly Good (with Aaron Menikoff) | Journal Talk

By A. Menikoff, J. Leeman | 01.28.2021

Jonathan chats with Aaron Menikoff about his article from the recent Journal on Heaven, in which he argues that the heavenly minded ought to do the most earthly good.

Read These Books with your Church

By Mark Dever | 01.26.2021

We asked Mark Dever, “Which books would you recommend churches & small groups read together?” In this short video, he suggests three.

Worship Determines Politics

By Jonathan Leeman | 11.02.2020

How does what we worship shape our desired political outcomes? In this clip, Jonathan Leeman tries to answer that difficult question.

Fearing God More than Political Powers

By Jonathan Leeman | 10.27.2020

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The Nations Rage Against the Lord — All of Them

By Jonathan Leeman | 10.20.2020

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Reflecting on the Growth of Conspiracy Theories Among Christians (with Dan Darling)

By D. Darling, J. Leeman | 10.19.2020

Belief in conspiracy theories is on the rise, particularly among Christians. Why is this the case? What, if anything, should pastors do about it?

God’s Righteousness and Our Injustice

By Jonathan Leeman | 10.17.2020

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The Church & the Individual Christian Have Different—But Related—Jobs

By Jonathan Leeman | 09.25.2020

When we think about the relationship between politics and the church, we need to remember that the church and the individual Christian have different jobs and different responsibilities.

Put Your Hope in Your Church, Not Your Candidate

By Jonathan Leeman | 09.18.2020

Christians ought to put their political hope not in their favorite candidate, but in their local church. Jonathan Leeman explains how the gospel shapes the Christian’s political involvement.

What’s the “Separation of Church and State”?

By Jonathan Leeman | 09.11.2020

How should Americans in general and Christians in particular understand what the “separation of church and state” means? Jonathan Leeman explains.

How Do We Vote? (Part 2): Know WHY a Government Does What It Does

By Jonathan Leeman | 09.03.2020

Jonathan Leeman explains how good government helps people to hear the gospel.