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Pastors’ Talk is a weekly conversation between Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever about practical aspects of the Christian life and pastoral ministry.

Pastors’ Talk is a weekly conversation between Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever about practical aspects of the Christian life and pastoral ministry.
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United States

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Pastors’ Talk is a weekly conversation between Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever about practical aspects of the Christian life and pastoral ministry.

Twitter:

@9marks

Language:

English

Contact:

202.543.1224


Episodes

Episode 64: On Equipping the Church to Fight Pornography Together (with Deepak Reju)

11/13/2018
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It’s vital for individual Christians to pursue holiness. But how can church members work *together* in fighting against the sin of pornography?

Duration:00:47:48

Episode 63: On The Pastor and Pornography

11/5/2018
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Duration:00:44:03

Episode 62: On How to Prepare a Church to Practice Discipline

10/30/2018
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Duration:00:32:59

Episode 61: On Shepherding during Disagreements

10/23/2018
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‪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. Join the 9Marks community: GET THE APP: http://9marks.link/app TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/9Marks FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/9Marks INSTAGRAM: https://www.instragram.com/9Marks

Duration:00:39:54

Episode 60: On Cultivating a Culture of Evangelism

10/16/2018
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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. Join the 9Marks community: GET THE APP: http://9marks.link/app TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/9Marks FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/9Marks INSTAGRAM: https://www.instragram.com/9Marks

Duration:00:27:55

Episode 59: On Teaching the Church about the Church

10/9/2018
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Pastors must teach their people about what a church is. If they don’t, then who will? In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman talk about this often overlooked part of a pastor’s job description.

Duration:00:31:46

Episode 58: On Members Meetings

10/2/2018
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Are members’ meetings in the Bible? How can a pastor cultivate a culture where people care about the business of their church? What tone should mark these kinds of meetings? 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.

Duration:00:34:19

Episode 57: On Prayer (with John Onwuchekwa)

9/25/2018
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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.

Duration:00:36:57

Episode 56: On Pastoral Burnout

7/16/2018
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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.

Duration:00:31:40

Episode 55: On the Ministry of Good Christian Books

6/5/2018
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Good books help us follow Jesus. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan discuss instrumental books in Mark’s conversion, what books every prospective pastor should read, and what books church leaders should hand out to their people.

Duration:00:45:40

Episode 54: On “Broad” & “Narrow” Complementarianism

5/29/2018
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Complementarianism is an umbrella term, under which Christians with both “narrow” and “broad” convictions stand. Narrow complementarians are reluctant to say much more about the differences between men and women beyond texts like Ephesians 5:22 and 1 Tim. 2:12. “Broad” complementarians place these Pauline precepts inside of a larger theological “vision” or “definition” of manhood and womanhood that applies to all of life. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever talk...

Duration:00:40:25

Episode 53: On Deacons

5/21/2018
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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.

Duration:00:52:18

Episode 52: On the Sufficiency of Scripture

5/14/2018
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What do we mean when we say that Scripture is “sufficient”? Does the sufficiency of Scripture have anything to do with pastoral ministry? Does it shackle pastors or does it provide them reassurance? In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about these questions and more.

Duration:00:47:59

Episode 51: On How the Reformation Changed Sunday Gatherings (with Jonathan Gibson)

5/7/2018
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Through the liturgies of the Reformation, evangelical doctrine was as much caught in public worship as it was taught in published writings

Duration:01:09:56

Episode 50: On the Role of Associate Pastors

4/30/2018
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In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman sits down with pastors Jamie Dunlop and Bobby Jamieson to discuss their roles, and how their work complements Mark’s as the senior pastor.

Duration:00:54:29

Episode 49: On How the Nations Rage

4/23/2018
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In this episode, Mark chats with Jonathan about his new book How the Nations Rage: Rethinking Faith & Politics in a Divided Age.

Duration:00:55:47

Episode 48: On Core Seminars and Sunday School

4/17/2018
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For many churches, the Sunday School hour has gone by the wayside. In this episode of Pastors' Talk, Mark and Jonathan talk about how Core Seminar classes can become a vital ministry for any local church.

Duration:00:42:35

Episode 47: On T4G and Celebrity Pastors

4/10/2018
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We're gearing up for the sixth Together for the Gospel conference. Does this conference—which will host 12,000+ people—exacerbate the problem of celebrity pastors, especially as articulated recently on TGC by Andy Crouch? Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman discuss this question among many others.

Duration:00:53:02

Episode 46: On Biblical Theology

4/2/2018
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In this episode, Mark and Jonathan sit down with Nick Roark, a pastor and the author of the new book "Biblical Theology: How the Church Faithfully Teaches the Gospel".

Duration:00:55:18

Episode 45: On Elders Meetings (Part 2)

3/26/2018
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Jonathan and Mark continue their conversation on elders' meetings, exploring common questions like: should elders require unanimity? What should a new pastor do if he inherits a contentious elder? Should close decisions be delayed, or should elders just move forward? How can senior pastors resist the temptation to dominate every meeting?

Duration:00:51:25