Pastors’ Talk is a weekly conversation between Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever about practical aspects of the Christian life and pastoral ministry.
The Great Commission has been fulfilled, at least in part, by local Christians setting aside money to pay someone to teach them God’s Word full-time when possible.
What’s the difference between a church plant and a church? Is it best to start a church with a team of pastors rather than a solo pastor?
For this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan interviewed Mark Dever and Sam Emadi about our new Journal, Ecclesiology for Calvinists.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan asks Mark and Bobby a bunch of questions about the Lord’s Supper.
The Bible’s speed limit signs are posted everywhere, but our focus on numbers and fast growth causes us to speed right by them.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan are joined by Bobby Jamieson to discuss practical questions about baptism and its connection to the local church.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan sits down with Mark, John Folmar, and Andy Johnson to talk about healthy churches and global missions.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman interviews Kent and Rosaria Butterfield about hospitality and its connection to the gospel.
What’s the goal in contextualization? How do we know if we’ve gone too far, or not far enough?
The Bible tells us that “God is love.” But what does that actually mean? And what does it have to do with our lives and the local church?
It’s vital for individual Christians to pursue holiness. But how can church members work *together* in fighting against the sin of pornography?
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Garrett Kell shares his own past struggles with pornography, and offers counsel to pastors who are currently hiding with secret sin.
Before a pastor leads a church to practice discipline, he must teach the church what the Bible teaches. It’s better to woo and win the church in the truth, than to wreck it in the pursuit of rightness.
How should a pastor shepherd people through disagreement? How should he balance the tension between being a truth-teller and a peacemaker? Mark and Jonathan discuss.
Churches shouldn’t farm out personal evangelism to pastors, professionals, or programs. Instead, the goal for every church ought to be a culture of evangelism.