Interviews on Pastoral Ministry

Bi-Vocational Ministry

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Jonathan Parnell and Danny Ovalle

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

Why Pastoral Professionalism Isn’t Enough

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

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?

Reflections from John Piper on His 67th Birthday

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

John Piper shares reflections over previous chapters of life, and shares the hopes and concerns he carries into a new chapter of life and ministry.

Should I Become a Pastor If My Wife Isn't Saved?

by John Piper

John Piper thinks it would be very difficult to bear the burdens of ministry alongside an unbelieving wife.

How Can a Pastor Respectfully and Lovingly Move His Congregation From the King James Version to a Better Translation?

by John Piper

John Piper has three suggestions for how to lead a church into using a new translation.

How Thorough Should a Pastor's Confession to His Congregation Be?

by John Piper

John Piper talks about how a pastor can be helpfully authentic in front of his people.