Pastors Talk

Pastors Talk is a weekly conversation between Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever about practical aspects of the Christian life and pastoral ministry.

Pastors Talk

On The (Not-So-Secret) Secret to Reaching the Next Generation with Kevin DeYoung (Pastors Talk, Ep. 269)

By J. Leeman, K. DeYoung | 05.28.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman interviews Kevin DeYoung on his new book, The (Not-So-Secret) Secret to Reaching the Next Generation

preparing for church planting

On Preparing to Plant with Jeri Choi, Welton Bonner, and Bobby Jamieson (Pastors Talk, Ep. 268)

By B. Jamieson, J. Choi, J. Leeman, M. Dever, W. Bonner | 05.21.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman chat with Jeri Choi, Welton Bonner, and Bobby Jamieson about preparing to plant a church.

On Biblical Covenants, with Bobby Jamieson (Pastors Talk, Ep. 267)

By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.07.2024

What covenant is the new covenant replacing? If your answer is the old covenant, what do you mean?

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman chat with Bobby Jamieson about the implications of biblical covenants in a local church.

On Raising Up Associate Pastors, with Bobby Jamieson, Mark Feather, and Deepak Reju (Pastors Talk, Ep 266)

By B. Jamieson, D. Reju, J. Leeman, M. Feather | 04.30.2024

What makes a good associate pastor? How can he complement a senior pastor’s weaknesses and extend his strengths?

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman interviews Deepak Reju, Bobby Jamieson, and Mark Feather about their experience as associate pastors.

On Pastoring Frustrated Sheep (Pastors Talk, Ep. 265)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.23.2024

Pastors are called to lead their sheep, even the frustrated ones.

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman talk about how pastors should care for frustrated sheep in the church.

On the Doctrine of the Trinity, with Bobby Jamieson and Mark Feather (Pastors Talk, Ep. 264)

By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Feather | 04.16.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman interviews Bobby Jamieson and Mark Feather about why pastors should care about studying the doctrine of the Trinity.

On When You and Your Boss Have Different Philosophies of Ministry (Pastors Talk, Ep. 263)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.26.2024

What should you do when you disagree with your boss? Should you stay or leave? What are disagreeable philosophies of ministry? In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman talk about what you should do when you disagree with your boss.

On Children’s Ministry Part 2, with Connie Dever (Pastors Talk, Ep. 262)

By C. Dever, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.19.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman interview Connie Dever about children’s ministry.

On Children’s Ministry Part 1, with Connie Dever (Pastors Talk, Ep. 261)

By C. Dever, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.12.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman interview Connie Dever about children’s ministry in a local church.

Seminary Training

On Residential or Online Seminary? (Pastors Talk, Ep. 260)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.05.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman chat about seminary training.

On Corporate Application in Preaching, with Cheston Pickard (Pastors Talk, Ep. 259)

By C. Pickard, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.27.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman chat with Cheston Pickard, a pastor in Louisville, about corporate applications in preaching.

On When May a Congregation Vote Against its Elders, with Jamie Dunlop (Pastors Talk, Ep. 258)

By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.20.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman chat with Jamie Dunlop about when a congregation should vote against its elders.

On Congregational Singing (Pastors Talk, Ep. 257)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.13.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman talk about congregational singing in a local church.

On Leadership and Church Size Dynamics (Pastors Talk, Ep. 256)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.06.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman interact with Tim Keller’s article, “Leadership and Church Size Dynamics”

On Transcendence (Pastors Talk, Ep. 255)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 01.30.2024

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman talk about transcendence in worship services.