All Resources on Pastoral Ministry

Do Podcast Preachers Make My Pastor Irrelevant?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 297, Pastor John discusses the importance of listening and submitting to our faithful local pastors.

Panel Discussion

Desiring God 2014 Conference for Pastors

(The Pastor, the Vine, and the Branches: The Remarkable Reality of Union with Christ)

Conference Messages

by John Piper, Sinclair Ferguson, and Michael Horton

Shepherds, Listen Well

Desiring God 2014 Conference for Pastors

(The Pastor, the Vine, and the Branches: The Remarkable Reality of Union with Christ)

Small Talks

by Jared Wilson

Calvin and His Ailments: Pastoral Productivity in the Midst of Pain

Desiring God 2014 Conference for Pastors

(The Pastor, the Vine, and the Branches: The Remarkable Reality of Union with Christ)

Small Talks

by Michael Horton

The Pastor As Lead Affirmer

Desiring God 2014 Conference for Pastors

(The Pastor, the Vine, and the Branches: The Remarkable Reality of Union with Christ)

Small Talks

by Sam Crabtree

Best Lessons from a Lifetime of Pastoring

Desiring God 2014 Conference for Pastors

(The Pastor, the Vine, and the Branches: The Remarkable Reality of Union with Christ)

Small Talks

by Sinclair Ferguson

The Promise in Pastoral Weakness

Desiring God 2014 Conference for Pastors

(The Pastor, the Vine, and the Branches: The Remarkable Reality of Union with Christ)

Conference Messages

by Jared Wilson

How Did You Learn to Preach?

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In episode 228, Pastor John talks about how he learned to preach

Busy Pastors and Biblical Encounters, Part Two

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In episode 219, Pastor John provides some biblical texts as he expounds on episode 218

Busy Pastors and Biblical Encounters, Part One

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In episode 218, Pastor John talks about his experience in both academic and pastoral ministry in regards to gaining Biblical insight through his studies

How Do I Motivate My Church for Ministry?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 172, Pastor John talks about how a pastor motivates his church for ministry.

Avoiding Ministry Burnout

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 142, Pastor John talks about how to avoid ministry burnout.

Natural Disasters and Pastoral Ministry

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 113, Pastor John talks about pastoral ministry in the midst of terrible calamity.

On Pastors Who Use Churches as Studios

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 103, John Piper counsels pastors against uses their churches as “studios” for wider ministry.

Bi-Vocational Ministry

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

Interviews

by Jonathan Parnell and Danny Ovalle

Danny Ovalle talks about rationale and practice of bi-vocational ministry.

Why Pastoral Professionalism Isn’t Enough

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

John Piper shares his takeaways from the 2013 conference for pastors in Minneapolis.

Fighting for Joy in Pastoral Ministry

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

We ask Pastor John how he maintained his personal awe of God for three decades of ministry. Did he ever burn out? Did he go through dry seasons? And, if he did, how did he get out?