Journal Talk

How Love Paves the Way for Hard Conversations (with Garrett Kell)

By G. Kell, J. Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 11.02.2020

Pastors often need to have hard conversations. The best way to prepare people for such conversations is simple—it’s to love them.

Should You Be a Political Activist? (with Brian Davis)

By B. Davis, J. Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 10.30.2020

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Pastoring Amid Suspicion (with Tony Shepherd)

With Tony Shepherd | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 10.29.2020

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Pastoring Through A Contested Election: A Kenyan Perspective (with Ken Mbugua)

By J. Leeman, K. Mbugua | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 10.26.2020

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Live with Your Church Members in an Understanding Way (with Michael Lawrence)

By J. Leeman, M. Lawrence | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 10.20.2020

During tense political seasons, church members need to learn to live with one another in an understanding way. But what does that mean?

Should Pastors Endorse a Candidate? (with Bobby Scott)

By B. Scott, J. Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 10.19.2020

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How Did Charles Spurgeon Address Contemporary Issues in His Preaching? (with Geoff Chang)

By G. Chang, J. Leeman | 10.19.2020

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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?

Journal Talk, Episode 5: What “Able to Teach” Means and Doesn’t Mean (with Sam Emadi)

By J. Leeman, S. Emadi | 08.25.2020

When Paul says pastors must be “apt to teach,” what does he mean? That they must be really, really good preachers? That they must be able to draw a crowd?

Journal Talk, Episode 4: Good Pastors Know When to Pick a Fight But Prefer to Avoid Them

By J. Leeman, K. DeYoung | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 08.20.2020

Pastors shouldn’t be quarrelsome. But pastors must also contend for the truth. They must gently correct opponents. They must be immovable, steadfast. How do we manage all these diverse callings?

Journal Talk, Episode 3: What to Remember When It’s Going Well—And When It’s Going Poorly

By J. Leeman, R. Ortlund | 08.18.2020

In this conversation, Jonathan Leeman chats with Ray Ortlund about what pastors need to remember when things are going well, what they need to remember when things are going poorly, and how he stays so “stinkin’ joyful.”

Journal Talk, Episode 2: Why Should Pastors Care about Their Holiness?

By A. Menikoff, J. Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 08.13.2020

In this conversation, Jonathan Leeman chats with Aaron Menikoff about his article, and why pastors of all people must care about their personal holiness.

Journal Talk, Episode 1: Be Generous—Give People and Money

By J. Leeman, P. Martin | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 08.11.2020

Churches ought to be generous with their people and their money. Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Paul Martin about this vital principle of shepherding.