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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 72: On Baptism (with Bobby Jamieson)

1/22/2019
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Almost every Christian denomination and tradition practices baptism. In this episode of Pastors' Talk, Mark and Jonathan are joined by Bobby Jamieson to discuss practical questions about baptism and its connection to the local church. 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:00:49:33

Episode 71: On Canceling Church

1/15/2019
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In this episode, Mark and Jonathan discuss the biblical and theological principles for why Christians gather on Sundays, and why, generally speaking, those principles make canceling any Sunday gathering an unusual choice.

Duration:00:40:20

Episode 70: On Church Revitalization (with Aaron Menikoff & Andy Davis)

1/8/2019
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What do pastors in the throes of church revitalization need to know? In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan interviews Mark and two other pastors who went through a revitalization, Andy Davis and Aaron Menikoff. 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:00:44:42

Episode 69: On Pastoral Calling (with Brad Wheeler)

12/18/2018
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How does a man discern whether he ought to pursue pastoral ministry? What if he's already in a successful career? In this episode of Pastors' Talk, Mark and Jonathan chat with Brad Wheeler about how the Lord led him away from a career in finance to pastoral ministry. 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:00:38:26

Episode 68: On Missionaries and Churches (with Andy Johnson and John Folmar)

12/11/2018
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In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan sits down with Mark, John Folmar, and Andy Johnson to talk about healthy churches and global missions. 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:00:43:43

Episode 67: On Hospitality and the Gospel (with Kent & Rosaria Butterfield)

12/4/2018
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Duration:01:02:46

Episode 66: On Contextualization (with John Folmar and Trip Lee)

11/27/2018
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What’s the goal in contextualization? How do we know if we’ve gone too far, or not far enough?

Duration:00:40:22

Episode 65: On Jonathan's New Book, The Rule of Love

11/19/2018
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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? In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman chat about Jonathan’s new book, The Rule of Love.

Duration:00:40:36

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