Matt Chandler: “This Is One of the Best Sermons on Pastoral Ministry I Have Ever Heard”

Here is Mark Dever’s T4G address (April 2016 in Louisville) entitled, “Endurance Needed: Strength for a Slow Reformation and the Dangerous Allure of Speed”:

You can listen to the audio version here.

T4G: “Mark Dever speaks to why endurance is such a necessary virtue for the Christian minister. In this talk, Dever aims to exhort pastors to not miss out on the joys of ministry, such as the joy of resting in the sufficiency of Scripture, the joy of hearing others preach better sermons than you, the joy of seeing others converted, and other joys. These joys are part of the fuel God intends his pastors to have to continue in their service. Why are denominational growth awards paltry substitutes for healthy churches? What are the joys of the spotlight vs. the joy of the elder’s chair?”

You can find all the messages here.