Resource Library

Dec 30

To Obtain the Inheritance by Jim Elliff

We are co-heirs with Christ, meaning all that Christ has received in his ascension, we have received. The realization of all that will not come until later, yet it is ours.

Dec 30

After the Manger by Grace Sutton

In this week that bookends Christmas and the new year, I hope you remember that Christ was not only the baby born for you and the man who died for you, but a boy who lived for you.

Dec 30

Jason Duesing on Why Hope is Important for Our Current Cultural Context by Jason G. Duesing asks Jason Duesing, provost and professor of historical theology at Midwestern Seminary, “Why is hope important for our current cultural context?”

Dec 28

10 Tips for Faithful Student Ministry in the New Year by Will Standridge

Over the past several months I’ve had the opportunity to reflect on my Student Ministry as I plan for the next year. It is easy to lose sight of what is important in your planning and program to impress instead of disciple. Here are some somewhat random but important tips and priorities for you as […]

Dec 28

Seminary Is Not For You by Anna Stewart

Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 2:4-5 Little children, keep yourselves from idols. – 1 John 5:21 This August, I began my third year of seminary. So many things about […]

Dec 28

Episode 192: Having a Happy New Year by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson offer some counsel on entering the new year with optimism and confidence.

Dec 26

What’s in a Name? by David McLemore

In Genesis 17, God did something new in Abram’s life. He changed his name. Abram had 99 problems, but a name wasn’t one.

Dec 25

His Star Appears In The East by Nick Martin

Throughout history, mankind has sought to develop maps, instruments, and systems in an attempt to rightly orient themselves in the world. From roads to stars, navigation for travel was often aided by landmarks along a traveler’s journey. Yet, even with modern GPS, we have all found ourselves headed in the wrong direction or far from […]

Dec 23

8 Reasons to Rethink the Song of Songs by J.A. Medders

The Song of Songs is the most lukewarmly debated book in the Bible. There’s some engagement, but not enough. While the arguments and interpretations of Revelation run red-hot, Song of Songs tends to be entrenched in assumptions. I want you to rethink what you might think about the Song of Songs. Since I’m doing my […]

Dec 23

Patrick Schreiner on Why Christians Should Regularly Intake the Gospels by Patrick Schreiner asks Patrick Schreiner, associate professor of New Testament and biblical studies at Midwestern Seminary, “Why should Christians regularly intake the Gospels?”