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Pastors' Talk

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Rank #176 in Religion & Spirituality category

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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.

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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.

iTunes Ratings

369 Ratings
Average Ratings
350
10
2
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5

Great podcast!

By scrone3 - May 16 2018
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One of my favorites! Thankful for all the wisdom shared between these faithful Pastors!

Good Stuff

By Alex C... - Nov 16 2017
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Much to learn from these pastor/elders talk about the church.

iTunes Ratings

369 Ratings
Average Ratings
350
10
2
2
5

Great podcast!

By scrone3 - May 16 2018
Read more
One of my favorites! Thankful for all the wisdom shared between these faithful Pastors!

Good Stuff

By Alex C... - Nov 16 2017
Read more
Much to learn from these pastor/elders talk about the church.
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Pastors' Talk

Latest release on Feb 18, 2020

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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.

Rank #1: Episode 93: On 1 Timothy 2:12 and Recent Complementarian Kerfuffles

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In recent months, complementarians have been in ongoing discussions about what precisely it means to be a complementarian. Does it mean that women ought not be pastors? Does it mean that women ought not preach in the church? What does 1 Timothy 2:12 specifically forbid?

Unfortunately, many of these conversations yield more heat than light. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan chat about these recent complementarian kerfuffles, in particular how the two “sides” of the argument can disagree and converse with one another charitably.

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Jun 25 2019

31mins

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Rank #2: Episode 8: What Makes a Good Pastor?

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How do we know what makes a good pastor? Do we learn this exclusively from the Bible? From the latest business books? Jonathan chats with Mark about what a pastor is, and what it means to take a pastoral approach to Christian ministry.

Apr 04 2017

25mins

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Rank #3: Episode 67: On Hospitality and the Gospel (with Kent & Rosaria Butterfield)

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Dec 04 2018

56mins

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Rank #4: Episode 109: On Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning

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In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about the new 9Marks Journal, Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning. Our Journals may be downloaded for free at 9Marks.org.

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Dec 17 2019

30mins

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Rank #5: Episode 50: On the Role of Associate Pastors

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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.

May 01 2018

31mins

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Rank #6: Episode 89: On Baptism and Membership (with Ligon Duncan)

May 28 2019

31mins

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Rank #7: Episode 73: On The Lord's Supper (with Bobby Jamieson)

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In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan asks Mark and Bobby a bunch of questions about the Lord’s Supper. What’s the most biblical position: open, close, or closed? Should the Supper be given at small groups and summer camps, weddings and nursing homes? How often—weekly, monthly, quarterly?

Jan 29 2019

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Rank #8: Episode 36: On Discipling

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Discipling doesn’t need to be tethered to an elaborate program. Instead, it should be a part of a church’s culture. That’s easy to say, but hard to implement.

In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about discipling in the local church.

Jan 22 2018

29mins

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Rank #9: Episode 29: On Sermon Preparation

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How long should a preacher prep for his sermons? When and how should he consult commentaries? What’s the best way to involve others in the process?

Nov 28 2017

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Rank #10: Episode 26: On Multi-Site Churches (with Matt Chandler)

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Over the past several decades, the multi-site church model has become quite popular. Recently, however, The Village Church, pastored by Matt Chandler, announced it was transitioning all of its sites into independent local churches. In this episode of Pastors' Talk, Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman interview Matt to talk about the reasons behind this decision.

Nov 07 2017

24mins

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Rank #11: Episode 76: On Pastoral Pay

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The Great Commission has been fulfilled, at least in part, by local Christians setting aside money to pay someone to teach them God’s Word full-time when possible.

Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman discuss the principle of churches paying their pastors.

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Feb 19 2019

25mins

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Rank #12: Episode 12: On Small Groups

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These days, small groups are quite common. But are they enough for community and accountability? What’s the best way to do small groups such that they don’t interfere with the regular Sunday gathering?

Mark and Jonathan discuss these questions and more in the latest episode of Pastors’ Talk.
SHOW NOTES:

– Does Acts 2 describe small groups? (0:45)

– Is there a biblical precedent for small groups? (1:25)

– Is it new that churches build in their pastoring through small groups? (3:40)

– How much guidance should you give small groups? (6:40)

– What should small groups do? (10:40)

– Who should lead a small group? (12:00)

– Should non-members be in small groups? (13:30)

– Should small groups take the Lord’s Supper? (14:45)

– What do you say to the member who doesn’t really come to the Sunday gathering, but is very committed to their small group? (15:45)

May 02 2017

17mins

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Rank #13: Episode 92: Are Healthy Churches Enough for Today's Problems?

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Our world is full of problems. But what can healthy churches do about it?

In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan sits down with Mark to talk about different cultural problems—from the #MeToo movement to identity politics, from social justice concerns to persecution—and think through how pastors ought to address them.

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Jun 18 2019

52mins

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Rank #14: Episode 103: On Pastoring a Small Church (with PJ Tibayan & Jonathan Worsley)

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Pastoring small churches comes with unique challenges. In this Pastors’ Talk episode, Jonathan Leeman, Mark Dever, PJ Tibayan, and Jonathan Worsley discuss the blessings and burdens of shepherding a small flock.

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Nov 05 2019

22mins

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Rank #15: Episode 3: On Sermon Application

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If a preacher is doing his job well, then he's not only explaining what a text means, but also applying that meaning to the lives of his hearers. In this episode of Pastors' Talk, Jonathan Leeman sits down with Mark Dever to talk about the difficult task of sermon application.

Feb 28 2017

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Rank #16: Episode 106: On Spiritual Gifts

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“I’m gifted in . . . ” How would you finish that sentence?

In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan talk about how our spiritual gifts are primarily meant for the body. Our gifts aren’t, first and foremost, about our ability, but others’ edification.

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Nov 26 2019

22mins

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Rank #17: Episode 72: On Baptism (with Bobby Jamieson)

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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.

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Jan 22 2019

30mins

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Rank #18: Episode 55: On the Ministry of Good Christian Books

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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.

Jun 05 2018

29mins

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Rank #19: Episode 53: On Deacons

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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.

May 22 2018

28mins

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Rank #20: Episode 44: On Elders Meetings (Part 1)

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Mar 20 2018

23mins

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Episode 115: On the Regulative Principle

Feb 18 2020

25mins

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

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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.

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Feb 11 2020

28mins

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Episode 113: On Biblical Theology (with Paul Alexander)

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In this Pastors’ Talk episode, Jonathan chats with Mark and Paul Alexander about biblical theology. They cover questions like:

— How do we accurately preach Christ from the Old Testament?
— How should we preach Jesus as a moral example?
— How do we get better at this?

Feb 04 2020

28mins

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Episode 112: On Planning & Preaching for Non-Christians

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To what degree should our services and sermons be aimed at non-Christians? How “seeker-sensitive” should we be?

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Jan 28 2020

28mins

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Preachers' Talk - Episode 1: On Preaching

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In this inaugural episode of Preachers’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with three friends from Simeon Trust—David Helm, Ed Copeland, and Jeremy Meeks—about preaching. To listen to Preachers' Talk, visit 9Marks.org

Jan 23 2020

29mins

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Episode 111: On Expositional Preaching

Jan 21 2020

27mins

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Episode 110: On Preaching, the Supper, and the Unity of the Church (with Bobby Jamieson & Mark Feather)

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Recently, the well-known pastor and author Francis Chan made some alarming comments about preaching, the Lord’s Supper, and the unity of the church. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark Dever, Bobby Jamieson, and Mark Feather about Chan’s comments in particular and the topics of preaching, the Supper, and unity more generally.

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Jan 14 2020

26mins

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Episode 109: On Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning

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In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about the new 9Marks Journal, Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning. Our Journals may be downloaded for free at 9Marks.org.

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Dec 17 2019

30mins

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Episode 108: On Why Pastoral Candidates Should NOT Put Their Best Foot Forward (with Blake Boylston)

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Prospective pastors, don’t put your best foot forward.

In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Blake Boylston about the interviewing and candidating process.

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Dec 10 2019

28mins

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Episode 107: On Pastoring Amid Depression (with Blake Boylston)

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Christians get depressed, which means pastors get depressed, too. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark and Blake Boylston about how pastors ought to face seasons of depression.

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Dec 03 2019

37mins

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Episode 106: On Spiritual Gifts

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“I’m gifted in . . . ” How would you finish that sentence?

In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan talk about how our spiritual gifts are primarily meant for the body. Our gifts aren’t, first and foremost, about our ability, but others’ edification.

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Nov 26 2019

22mins

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Episode 105: On Transitioning to Elders - Part 2

Nov 19 2019

24mins

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Episode 104: On Transitioning to Elders - Part 1

Nov 12 2019

23mins

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Episode 103: On Pastoring a Small Church (with PJ Tibayan & Jonathan Worsley)

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Pastoring small churches comes with unique challenges. In this Pastors’ Talk episode, Jonathan Leeman, Mark Dever, PJ Tibayan, and Jonathan Worsley discuss the blessings and burdens of shepherding a small flock.

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Nov 05 2019

22mins

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Episode 102: On Helping Church Members with Spiritual Disciplines (with Brian Davis & John Onwuchekwa)

Oct 29 2019

17mins

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Episode 101: On Conversion (with Michael Lawrence)

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Oct 22 2019

28mins

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Episode 100: On Remembering Death (with Ligon Duncan & Matt McCullough)

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In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with author Matt McCullough about his book “Remember Death.” They’re joined by Mark Dever and Ligon Duncan.

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Oct 15 2019

28mins

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Episode 99: On the Pastor’s Prayer Life (with Thabiti Anyabwile & H.B. Charles Jr.)

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Recorded live during 9Marks at Southeastern 2019.

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Oct 08 2019

24mins

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Episode 98: On Christian Journalism (with Collin Hansen & Matt Smethurst)

Oct 01 2019

22mins

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Episode 97: On Celebrating Pastoral Anniversaries (with Isaac Adams)

Sep 24 2019

30mins

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iTunes Ratings

369 Ratings
Average Ratings
350
10
2
2
5

Great podcast!

By scrone3 - May 16 2018
Read more
One of my favorites! Thankful for all the wisdom shared between these faithful Pastors!

Good Stuff

By Alex C... - Nov 16 2017
Read more
Much to learn from these pastor/elders talk about the church.