The concept of the pastor-theologian is seeing something of a revival of late. As fresh challenges press in on the Church and as more church leaders follow pragmatic ideals rather than the precepts of Scripture, the importance of pastors who are grounded in doctrine is clearer than ever. In the following series of addresses, this idea of the pastor-theologian will be explained in various ways. Each address is connected to a chapter in the course textbook, below. But before diving into the role of the pastor-theologian, first take a few minutes to consider the importance of the pastor-theologian from both the positive and negative angles in the two videos below.