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Preaching and Preachers

By Dr. Jason K. Allen

Preaching and Preachers is the official podcast of Dr. Jason Allen, the president of Midwestern Seminary.

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“Preaching & Preachers” Episode 155: Preaching the Gospel of Matthew

This week on Preaching and Preachers I am joined by Patrick Schreiner to discuss preaching the gospel of Matthew. Patrick is assistant professor of New Testament language and literature at Western Seminary. He is an elder at Christ Church Sellwood in Portland, Oregon.

Guest(s): Patrick Schreiner

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“Best of 2019” Episode 134: The Pastor and Spiritual Discernment

This week on Preaching and Preachers I am joined by Tim Challies. Tim is an elder at Grace Fellowship Church in Toronto, Ontario, and he is also co-founder of Cruciform Press.

Guest(s): Tim Challies

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Some of the topics discussed on today’s episode are:

  • A brief discussion on Tim’s ministry at Grace Fellowship and Cruciform Press
  • A brief discussion on Tim’s blog ministry
  • A brief discussion on Tim’s book The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment
  • Why spiritual discernment became an area of focus for Tim
  • The growth of the spiritual discernment movement
  • The one-sidedness of some spiritual discernment gurus
  • How getting to know oneself and one’s audience helps with spiritual discernment
  • The significance of spiritual discernment for the pastor
  • The role of preaching in the formation of spiritual discernment

 

“Best of 2019” Episode 135: The Pastor and the Gospel Driven Church

This week on Preaching and Preachers I am joined by Jared Wilson. Jared is the Director of Content Strategy for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Spurgeon College, Managing Editor of For the Church (and host of the FTC Podcast), and Director of The Pastoral Training Center at Liberty Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO.

Guest(s): Jared Wilson

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Some of the topics discussed on today’s episode are:

  • A brief discussion on Jared’s ministry at Midwestern, Spurgeon College, and Liberty Baptist Church
  • A brief discussion on The Gospel Driven Church
  • Why Jared wrote The Gospel Driven Church
  • Jared’s connection with the attractional church
  • The main argument of The Gospel Driven Church
  • What a Gospel driven church looks like
  • Advice for pastors wanting to transition their churches to be more Gospel driven
  • How pastors can know if their preaching and teaching is Gospel-centered
  • What Jared hopes his readers take away from The Gospel Driven Church

“Best of 2019” Episode 127: God’s Love and the Local Church

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Jonathan Leeman joins me in a discussion on God’s love and the local church. Jonathan is the editorial director for 9Marks, and he also serves as an elder at Cheverly Baptist Church in Cheverly, MD.

Guest(s): Jonathan Leeman

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Some of the topics discussed in today’s episode are:

  • A brief discussion about Jonathan’s ministry at 9Marks and Cheverly Baptist Church
  • A brief discussion on Jonathan’s new book The Rule of Love: How the Local Church Should Reflect God’s Love and Authority
  • Why Jonathan wrote The Rule of Love
  • The thesis of The Rule of Love
  • How God’s love contrasts with the world’s love
  • How God’s love affects the local church
  • The relationship between love and authority
  • Why pastors need to rightly understand God’s love to rightly serve the church