It’s not a pastor’s job to have a PhD. But pastors are called to protect the flock from false teachers, and to shepherd people through theological questions and concerns.
Mark Dever talks about the necessary connection between the local church and the Great Commission.
A talk delivered at the 9Marks at Midwestern conference.
Mailbag #72: Small Groups with Christians from Other Churches? . . . Which Churches Should We Pray for Publicly?By Jonathan Leeman | 02.16.2018
— What do you think about small group Bible studies and prayer groups comprised of Christians from different churches? — How do you determine which churches to pray for publicly?
I might disagree with Piper on women teaching in seminaries, but before I scream “Injustice!” I should recognize that this is a jagged-line issue, and he can make a different yet still reasonable judgment than me.
Jonathan Leeman explains how biblical theology protects churches from the heresy of the prosperity gospel.
Pastors in particular will benefit from Edwards, as they gain a clearer view of God, settle into a particular and important historical milieu, and consider his wisdom on a vast number of subjects.
Pastors who don’t preach expositionally will never preach more than they already know.
Cutting-edge music, artistic videos, and clever illustrations can build a crowd, but God’s Word is what the Holy Spirit uses to build a church.
Mark Dever reflects on his friendship with the late R.C. Sproul.
Are you sure you know a good sermon from a bad one?
While there’s no shortage of books on preaching, few address its exegetical and theological foundations like this one.
How long should a preacher prep for his sermons? When and how should he consult commentaries? What’s the best way to involve others in the process?
Faithful preaching is marked by simplicity. And simple preaching best serves others by communicating the point of the passage in a clear and Christ-centered way.
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.