Pastors’ Talk is a weekly conversation between Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever about practical aspects of the Christian life and pastoral ministry.
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.
Pastors must teach the church about what a church is. If they don’t, who will?
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan discuss members meetings—what they are, where they are in the Bible, and how to make them of spiritual interest.
In the season premiere of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan and Mark sit down with John Onwuchekwa to talk about his new 9Marks book Prayer: How Praying Together Shapes the Church.
Mark and Jonathan discuss the subject of burnout, particularly how it happens and what church leaders can do to avoid it in the first place.
Good books help us follow Jesus.
Complementarianism is an umbrella term, under which Christians with both “narrow” and “broad” convictions stand.
What does a biblical deacon do? How do they differ from elders? In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan talks to Mark about the biblical office of deacon.