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Episode 128: On When Elders Disagree (with Matt Schmucker)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Schmucker | 05.19.2020

What do we do when elders disagree?

Episode 127: On Character Matters (with Aaron Menikoff)

By A. Menikoff, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.12.2020

More than anything, God expects pastors to be faithful. An overflowing auditorium and an efficient church is no substitute for personal holiness.

Episode 126: On When Should Churches Practice Civil Disobedience? (with Bobby Jamieson)

By B. Jamieson, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.05.2020

When—if ever—is it okay to disobey the authorities God has placed over us? Don’t we have a God-given right to gather, even during COVID-19?

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Episode 125: On “What Should I Do Now That I’m a Christian?” (with Sam Emadi)

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, S. Emadi | 04.28.2020

You’re a new Christian. What’s the first thing you should do? Join a church!

Episode 124: On The Case Against Multisite in One Assembly

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.21.2020

Mark asks Jonathan to make his best case from the Bible against multi-site and multi-service churches.

Episode 123: On Why We Pick the Multisite Fight in One Assembly

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.14.2020

Jonathan’s new book One Assembly argues against multi-site and multi-service churches. What motivated him to write a whole book on the topic? Isn’t this much ado about very little?

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Episode 122: On Hell

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 04.07.2020

Hell is real. It’s also difficult to talk about.

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Episode 121: On Pastoring Suffering People (with Andy Johnson)

By A. Johnson, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.31.2020

Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Andy Johnson on pastoring suffering saints.

Episode 119 - On When the Church Can't Gather

Episode 119: On When the Church Can’t Gather

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.17.2020

Mark and Jonathan chat about COVID-19.

Quick Take: What Should Churches Do About Coronavirus?

Quick Take: What Should Churches Do About Coronavirus?

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.12.2020

In this Pastor’s Talk mini-episode, Mark Dever discusses what pastors and churches should do in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Episode 118 - On Spontaneous Baptisms

Episode 118: On Spontaneous Baptisms (with Caleb Morell)

By C. Morell, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.10.2020

Are spontaneous baptisms a good idea? Does the book of Acts prescribe them?

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Episode 117: On the Connection Between Baptism & Church Membership

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.03.2020

It should be exceedingly rare to baptize someone apart from local church membership.

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Episode 116: On Training Young Preachers (with Isaac Adams)

By I. Adams, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.25.2020

One of the best ways to raise up the next generation of preachers is to give unproven guys opportunities. In this episode, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Isaac Adams about training young preachers.

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Episode 115: On the Regulative Principle

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 02.18.2020

God has told us in his Word how we ought to approach him in worship. This should shape how we plan our Sunday gatherings. But it also raises a question: Are we free to do things in our gatherings that God does not explicitly prescribe?

Episode 114: On Pastoring Difficult Members

Episode 114: On Pastoring Difficult Members (with Nathan Knight & John Joseph)

By J. Joseph, J. Leeman, M. Dever, N. Knight | 02.11.2020

In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever, John Joseph, and Nathan Knight about a topic every pastor knows well: how to care for difficult people.