165 episodes

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

Pastors Tal‪k‬ 9Marks

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.6 • 15 Ratings

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

    Episode 162: On Firing Church Staff

    Episode 162: On Firing Church Staff

    • 23 min
    Episode 161: On Corporate Worship (with Matt Merker)

    Episode 161: On Corporate Worship (with Matt Merker)

    In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Matt Merker about Merker’s new book "Corporate Worship".

    • 24 min
    Episode 160: On Raising Up Elders in a Growing Church

    Episode 160: On Raising Up Elders in a Growing Church

    In a growing church, nominating elders can be hard. After all, people might not know the man. They might never have heard him teach. So what’s a church to do?

    Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about raising up elders as a church’s culture changes.

    • 26 min
    Episode 159: On How to Talk to Your Church About Leaving (with Hershael York)

    Episode 159: On How to Talk to Your Church About Leaving (with Hershael York)

    How transparent should pastors be with their congregation as they think about pursuing other jobs? As it turns out, Mark Dever and Hershael York offer different counsel on this. Jonathan Leeman chats with them about the wisdom of different approaches.

    • 24 min
    Episode 158: On Chairing an Elders Meeting (with Isaac Adams & Ken Barbic)

    Episode 158: On Chairing an Elders Meeting (with Isaac Adams & Ken Barbic)

    There’s nothing in the Bible about who should chair—lead—elders’ meetings. But the role and responsibility of the elder chairman is nonetheless very important. Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever, Ken Barbic, and Isaac Adams.

    • 34 min
    Episode 157: On Why Should I Be Baptized? (with Bobby Jamieson)

    Episode 157: On Why Should I Be Baptized? (with Bobby Jamieson)

    Surely you’ve heard someone ask, “But pastor, why should I be baptized?”

    In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Bobby Jamieson about that important question.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

LochNessie123 ,

Great podcast

Biblical, thoughtful, God-glorifying podcast. Leeman and Dever are great hosts and provide nuggets of wisdom in every episode. Any guests are also brilliant.

DaveySteve ,

Great resource

Engaging, thought provoking, Biblical, pastoral.

This podcast has really helped me think deeply about how to live as a small church leader.

Thanks to 9Marks for making it.

Ysbere ,

Not just for pastors

Thank you for this interesting podcast. Pastors discussing important matters in a casual setting, great to listen to their wisdom om current and relevant issues.

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