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On Why New Testament Polity Is Prescriptive, with Bobby Jamieson (Pastors Talk, Ep. 224)

By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 01.31.2023

Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Bobby Jamieson about whether or not the New Testament presents a church structure that is both unified and prescriptive.

On Shepherding after a Pastor’s Moral Failure, with Thomas Terry (Pastors Talk, Ep. 223)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, T. Terry | 01.24.2023

I wish I could somehow bottle up the cries and the agony that we heard that night and present it to folks and say, “This is what you will hear if you fail your congregation.”

Listen to Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman talk to Thomas Terry about shepherding in the aftermath of a pastor’s moral failure.

On Humor, with Ben Lacey (Pastors Talk, Ep. 222)

By B. Lacey, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 01.17.2023

“Do you think Jesus cracked jokes?”

Listen to this episode of Pastors Talk as Mark Dever, Jonathan Leeman, and Ben Lacey discuss humor in pastoral ministry.

On Elder Selection Process, with Bobby Jamieson (Pastors Talk, Ep. 221)

By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 12.13.2022

In the episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark and Bobby about how the elder selection process works at their church.

Funding Missions

On Funding Missions (Pastors Talk, Ep. 220)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, T. Markson | 12.06.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark and Jonathan chat with a missionary in Central Asia about funding missions work wisely.

On Pastoring in India, with Pastor Harshit (Pastors Talk, Ep. 219)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, P. Harshit | 11.22.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan and Mark chat with a pastor from India about hard, but fruitful ministry in such an unreached place.

On Pastoring in Afghanistan, with Josh Manley and two Afghan Pastors (Pastors Talk, Ep. 217)

By J. Leeman, J. Manley | 11.08.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman and Josh Manley interview two Afghan men who both served as pastors of an underground church.

On Singing, with John Piper (Pastors Talk, Ep. 216)

By J. Piper, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 11.01.2022

Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and John Piper about music in the church. They discuss manipulating emotions, raising hands in worship, mere musical accompaniment, and more!

Episode 215: On Pastoring Through a Hurricane (with Jeramie Rinne)

By J. Rinne, J. Leeman | 10.25.2022

Jonathan chat with Jeramie Rinne, a pastor whose church building was destroyed by last month’s Hurricane Ian.

Episode 214: On Pastors – What You Should Know About Your Wife (with Keri Folmar and Jenny Manley)

By J. Manley, J. Leeman, K. Folmar, M. Dever | 10.18.2022

Pastors’ wives and Priscilla Talk co-hosts Keri Folmar and Jenny Manley join Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman to discuss what pastors should know about their favorite church member.

Episode 213: On The Pastor and Church Administration (with Jamie Dunlop and Ryan Townsend)

By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman, M. Dever, R. Townsend | 10.12.2022

Why a whole journal on admin? Is this even biblical? Or are churches just imitating the business world?

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.