Pastors’ Talk is a weekly conversation between Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever about practical aspects of the Christian life and pastoral ministry.
These days, most Christians and even most pastors don’t know a lot about church history. And with all the busyness of ministry, why should they? Why should pastors care about church history—from the history of the global church to the history of their own local church?
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about our new Journal—Heart of the Gospel: Penal Substitutionary Atonement.
What does 1 Timothy 2:12 specifically forbid? How can we have charitable conversations about our differences?
Our world is full of problems. But what can healthy churches do about it?
Jonathan chats with Mark from the floor of the Southern Baptist Convention about the highs and lows of denominational life.
One way for pastors to pay attention to all the flock is to commit themselves to the practice of pastoral visits—that is, systematically ensuring that elders spend personal time with every member.
Credobaptists and paedobaptists don’t agree on what baptism is, but they both agree that it must precede church membership.
The prosperity gospel is evil, and it’s spreading across the globe like wildfire.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about our new Journal—Church Membership: Following the Lord Together.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan sat down with Greg Gilbert—author of our book What Is the Gospel?—to chat about what is and isn’t the gospel.
If someone walks into your church next Sunday, and they’re miserable from life’s trials and tribulations, what songs will you ask them to sing?
We know the church is comprised of the people, not the building. And yet, church buildings can be extremely valuable, useful, and vital for the health of long-term Christianity.
As Christians, we know we should share the gospel, but many of us feel discouraged—either about our lack of evangelism, or the lack of fruit from our evangelism. What can we do about this? Where can we lousy evangelists find hope?
If you want to see your church move toward health, the church budget has to move toward health.
Lament is a “prayer in pain that leads to trust.”