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Episode 211: On Playing the Long Game (with Dave Gobbett)

By D. Gobbett, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 09.27.2022

Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever chat with Dave Gobbett, a pastor in Wales, about how to prepare for the long game of pastoral ministry.

Episode 210: On The State of Evangelicalism (with Ligon Duncan and Simon Gathercole)

By J. Leeman, L. Duncan, M. Dever, S. Gathercole | 07.12.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever talk with an American Presbyterian and a British Baptist about the state of evangelicalism today.

Episode 209: On Pursuing Revival While Avoiding Revivalism

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 07.05.2022

We recently released a Journal on the difference between God-given revival and man-centered revivalism. In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan and Mark chat about why we published that Journal and which articles stood out to them.

Episode 208: On What the Simeon Trust Guys Have Learned from Years of Training Preachers (with Michael Lawrence, Jeremy Meeks & Robert Kinney)

By J. Meeks, J. Leeman, M. Lawrence, R. Kinney | 06.28.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman sits down with a few guys from Simeon Trust to see what they’ve learned after years of training preachers.

Episode 207: On the History and Usefulness of Puritan Paperbacks (with Patrick Daly, Ligon Duncan, Nick Roark)

By J. Leeman, L. Duncan, N. Roark, P. Daly | 06.14.2022

Jonathan Leeman chats with Ligon Duncan and Pat Daly about the Puritan Paperback books. Meanwhile, Nick Roark reads some of his favorite quotes.

Episode 206: On Christian Publishing in Russian (with Arman)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.25.2022

Faithful resources can help to start a theological revival. But for that to happen, we need to translate good books and partner with the right people.

Episode 205: On Pastoring International Churches (with Caleb Greggsen)

By C. Greggsen, J. Leeman | 05.10.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Caleb Greggsen about the underestimated value of pastoring international churches.

Episode 204: On “No Shortcut to Success,” Part 2 (with Matt Rhodes)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Rhodes | 04.26.2022

Missionaries must be able to communicate clearly, credibly, and boldly—which means they must learn the heart language of the people they are ministering to. 

Episode 203: On The Prosperity Gospel (with Sean DeMars and Mike McKinley)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. McKinley, S. DeMars | 04.12.2022

The prosperity gospel is wicked. It leads people on a path toward destruction. It lures people into a false sense of security.

Episode 202: On Expressive Individualism (with Carl Trueman)

By C. Trueman, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.05.2022

What is “expressive individualism”? Why does something so abstract matter for everyday pastors and normal local churches?

Episode 201: On Pastoring in Germany (with Matthias Lohmann, Lukas Stadt, and Rudolf Tissen)

By J. Leeman, L. Stadt, M. Dever, M. Lohmann, R. Tissen | 03.29.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever chat with Matthias Lohmann about pastoring in Germany.

Episode 200: On Loving People as They Leave

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.15.2022

As pastors, how can you love people as they leave your church? Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever discuss.

Episode 199: On When to Leave Associations

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.08.2022

Some pastors have recently wondered, “Should I lead my church leave our association?” Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about the various principles at play when trying to make that important decision.

Episode 198: On What Should We Do about Members Who Won’t Attend? (with Alex Duke)

By A. Duke, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.01.2022

How can you tell if a church practices meaningful membership? Consider how it responds to those “members” who never attend. In this episode, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Alex Duke about how this topic is more important than you think. 

On Discipling Your Elders (Pastors Talk, Ep. 197)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.15.2022

Elders should disciple their fellow elders. How? Jonathan chats with Mark about several practical ways.