Resources by Staff

Apr 17

Links For The Church (4/17) by Staff

This week's links include resources on pain, union with Christ, dying, students and missions, and historical evidence of Jesus.

Apr 10

Links For The Church (4/10) by Staff

This week's links include resources on believer's baptism, perfectionism, loving your neighbor, and gray hair.

Mar 6

Links For The Church (3/6) by Staff

This week's links include resources on integrity, home, small group woes, and knowing God. 

Mar 27

Links For The Church (3/27) by Staff

This week's links include resources on lamenting, singing at a new church, flirting, and sour desires. 

Mar 20

Links For The Church (3/20) by Staff

This week's links include resources on conviction, congregational singing, preaching race, and weary moms. 

Mar 13

Links For The Church (3/13) by Staff

This week's links include resources on rest, childlessness, spiritual strength, and a forgotten hero. 

Feb 6

Links For The Church (2/6) by Staff

This week's links include resources on self-care, abortion, our problem, and community.

Feb 27

Links For The Church (2/28) by Staff

This week's links include resources on social media, raising faithful kids, lessons for American Christians, and the benefits of discipleship. 

Feb 20

Links For The Church (2/20) by Staff

This week's links include resources on entertainment, letting God, the Trinity debate, and singleness.

Feb 13

Links For The Church (2/13) by Staff

This week's links include resources on spiritual formation, joy, women's roles, and multi-ethnic ministry. 

Jan 9

Links For the Church (1/9) by Staff

This week's links include resources on curiosity, congregational singing, procrastination, and weakness.

Jan 30

Links For The Church (1/30) by Staff

This week's links include resources on womanliness, accountability, seminary, and presence. 

Dec 5, 2016

Links For The Church (12/5) by Staff

This week's links include resources on declining church attendence, self-love, singing in church, and women in seminary. 

Jan 23

Links For The Church (1/23) by Staff

This week's links include resources on the rich, waiting, masculine friendship, and heresy.

Dec 26, 2016

Links For The Church (12/26) by Staff

This week's links provide resources on apologetics, Aleppo, the Word of the Year, and ministry kids. 

Dec 19, 2016

Links For The Church (12/19) by Staff

This week's links include resources on Christmas giving, student missionaries, racial reconciliation, and hiring women. 

Dec 12, 2016

Links For The Church (12/12) by Staff

This week's links include resources on in-person relationships, advent, one-sided friendship, and Linus' blanket.

Jan 2

Links For the Church (1/2) by Staff

This week's links provide resources on interpreting the Bible, true masculinity, resolutions, and Christology. 

Nov 7, 2016

Links For The Church (11/7) by Staff

This week's links provide resources on limitedness, songwriting, praying for America, the problem of evil, and women's ministry health. 

Jan 16

Links For The Church (1/16) by Staff

This week's links include resources on feeling dead on the inside, pro-life causes, repetition in worship, and teaching children about hell. 

Nov 28, 2016

Links For The Church (11/28) by Staff

This week's links include resources on loving the church, equal friendship, marriage and singleness, and evangelism.

Nov 21, 2016

Links For The Church (11/21) by Staff

This week's links provide resources on prayer, love, enemies, and community.

Nov 14, 2016

Links For The Church (11/14) by Staff

This week's links provide resources on critique, praying for president elect, union and suffering, and heaven. 

Oct 31, 2016

Links For The Church (10/31) by Staff

This week's links include resources on Halloween, assurance of salvation, dating, and dreaming. 

Oct 3, 2016

Links For The Church (10/3) by Staff

This week's links include women's discipleship, race conversations, creeds, and conscience.

Oct 24, 2016

Links For The Church (10/24) by Staff

This week's links provide helpful resources on nurturing, pains of humanity, mental illness, a prayer for unity, and encouragement. 

Oct 17, 2016

Links For The Church (10/17) by Staff

This week's links cover the topics of cynicism, joy, singleness, and second glance logic. 

Oct 10, 2016

Links For The Church (10/10) by Staff

This week's links provide resources on the local church, your mind, surviving, helping the hurting, and tent-making. 

Sep 6, 2015

Like Wind and Fire by Staff

How are God's messengers like wind and fire?

Jun 15, 2015

Kevin Peck on Non-Negotiables for Training Leaders in the Church

What are some non-negotiables for training leaders in the church?

by Staff

What are some non-negotiables for training leaders in the church?

Jul 26, 2015

Keep Your Heart by Staff

The call to keep your heart is a call to work on your life internally, not merely externally.

Sep 19, 2015

Jonathan Edwards's Resolutions by Staff

Resolved, constantly, with the utmost niceness and diligence, and the strictest scrutiny, to be looking into the state of my soul, that I may know whether I have truly an interest in Christ or no.

Feb 23

Join the New England Study Tour This May!

Deadline to Register is March 1

by Staff

Walk where Edwards and Whitefield walked, visit everywhere from Yale to Harvard and coastal Maine to rural Vermont, meet with local pastors and church planters, and even enjoy some local eateries and coffee.

Jun 15, 2015

John Yeats on Non-Negotiables for Biblical Leadership by Staff

What qualities are non-negotiable for biblical leadership?

Jul 30, 2015

John Newton's Pastoral Poem by Staff

It is a bitter sweet,
A sorrow full of joy . . .

Jul 17, 2015

Jesus' Call Was to Plant Churches by Staff

According to Tim Keller, virtually all the great evangelistic challenges of the New Testament are basically calls to plant churches, not simply to share the faith.

Jun 15, 2015

J.D. Greear On Winning A Church to Mission

How do you win a church to mission?

by Staff

Series: Conversations

How do you win a church to mission?

Jun 13, 2016

J.D. Greear on The Power of The Spirit

Why is the Holy Spirit inside us better than the Jesus beside us?

by Staff

Series: Conversations

Why is the Holy Spirit inside us better than the Jesus beside us?

Jun 15, 2015

J.D. Greear on The Bible Belt

What is the one thing we need to remember about mission in the Bible Belt?

by Staff

Series: Mission Field Interviews

What is the one thing we need to remember about mission in the Bible Belt?

May 29, 2015

Jason Allen on The FTC Regional Conference

Why Am I Committed to Expository Preaching?

by Staff
Jan 23, 2016

Is There Something Wrong With 'Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin?' by Staff

The cliche "God hates the sin but loves the sinner" is false on the face of it and should be abandoned.

Apr 20

Introducing: The For The Church Podcast by Staff

Hosted by Jared Wilson, this new podcast from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary features reflections and conversations aimed at encouraging leaders in gospel ministry.

Sep 8, 2016

Introducing The Center for Public Theology

An Interview with Owen Strachan

by Staff

An interview with Owen Strachan, professor at Midwestern Seminary and Director of the Center for Public Theology.

Sep 20, 2016

Introducing Our New FTC Editorial Assistants by Staff

We've been pleased to bring on board a couple of editorial assistants to help with the day-to-day publication of FTC resources and other Midwestern publishing needs, and it's my privilege to introduce them to you.

May 13, 2015

If You're a Christian, You Believe in God's Sovereignty by Staff

The prayer of a Christian is not an attempt to force God's hand, but a humble acknowledgment of helplessness and dependence.

Apr 25, 2015

How to Deal with Persistent Guilt by Staff

When guilt persists, remember where Jesus is and where he's been.

Aug 9, 2015

How to Almost Guarantee Your Children Will Run in the Opposite Direction from the Faith by Staff

Do we want to guarantee that our children will run in the opposite direction of our most cherished biblical convictions? All we have to do is sterilize our churches.

May 25, 2015

How the Gospel Establishes the Law by Staff

"Sooner might fire be without heat, and a solid body be without weight, than a true faith of the gospel be without evangelical holiness."

Aug 30, 2015

How Our Fullness and Christ's Fullness Differ by Staff

In Christ, there is the fullness of a fountain, which proceeds from himself and depends on no one else.

Feb 3

How important is it for preachers to pay attention to cultural trends and popular media? by Staff

Series: Conversations

How important is it for preachers to pay attention to cultural trends and popular media?