Jared C. Wilson on Advice for New Pastors Who Want to Quit

FTC.co asks Jared C. Wilson, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Spurgeon College and Writer-in-Residence at Midwestern Seminary, what advice he would give a new pastor who already wants to quit.

Jonathan Leeman on Church Discipline

FTC.co asks Jonathan Leeman, editorial director for 9Marks,”What do most Christians not know about church discipline?”

Don Whitney on the Gospel in Spiritual Disciplines

FTC.co asks Dr. Don Whitney, Professor of Biblical Spirituality at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, “How is the gospel connected to the daily effort in the spiritual disciplines?”

Jeff Dodge on Theological Training and Intellectualism


FTC.co asks Jeff Dodge, teaching pastor at Veritas Church, “How do you keep theological training from becoming intellectualism?​”

Geoff Chang on Underappreciated Aspects of Spurgeon’s Theology

FTC.co asks Geoff Chang, curator of the Spurgeon Library at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, “What is an underappreciated aspect of Spurgeon’s theology?”

Christine Hoover on Social Media and “Being Real”

FTC.co asked Christine Hoover, author and pastor’s wife, “In an age of Instagram and Photoshop, why should we not be afraid to be real?”

Paul Chitwood on Local Churches Supporting Missionaries

FTC.co asks Paul Chitwood, current President of the International Mission Board, “Outside of praying and giving financially, is there anything else local churches can do to support missionaries?”

Ben Mandrell on Kindness Worth Fighting For

Ftc.co asks Ben Mandrell, President and CEO of Lifeway, “Why is kindness a virtue worth fighting for?”

Matt Smethurst on Having a Healthy Relationship with Social Media

FTC.co asks Matt Smethurst, managing editor at The Gospel Coalition, “What are helpful diagnostic questions someone can ask to evaluate if they have a healthy relationship with social media?”


Jason Duesing on Why Hope is Important for Our Current Cultural Context

FTC.co asks Jason Duesing, provost and professor of historical theology at Midwestern Seminary, “Why is hope important for our current cultural context?