Conversations from 2016

November

Nov 29, 2016

Lane Harrison on Developing a Church's Passion for Planting

We ask Lane Harrison, "How do you develop a church’s passion for church planting?"

Nov 22, 2016

JD Greear on Developing a Church's Heart for Mission

We ask JD Greear, "How do you develop a church’s heart for mission?"

Nov 18, 2016

One Thing: Trevin Wax

Should pastors write?

by Staff

Should pastors write?

Nov 15, 2016

Nathan Finn on Mistakes Churches Make When Pursuing Ethnic Diversity by Nathan Finn

We ask Nathan Finn, "What are some common mistakes churches make in trying to cultivate more ethnic diversity?"

Nov 8, 2016

David Prince on Sermon Prep by David Prince

We ask David Prince, "What does your sermon preparation look like?"

October

Oct 25, 2016

J.T. English on "Living Sent" by J.T. English

We ask JT English, "How can the average Christian remember that he or she is to live 'sent'?"

Oct 18, 2016

Devin Maddox on Contextualization in Preaching and Teaching

We ask Devin Maddox, "How important is contextualization in preaching and teaching?"

Oct 11, 2016

Mark Dever on Sermon Preparation

We ask Mark Dever, "What does your sermon preparation look like?"

Oct 4, 2016

What are some important components in training men for ministry?

We ask Lane Harrison, "What are some important components in training men for ministry?"

September

Sep 27, 2016

What will the American evangelical landscape look like in 20 years?

We ask Trevin Wax, "What will the American evangelical landscape look like in 20 years?"

Sep 20, 2016

Who is a criminally under-appreciated figure from church history evangelicals should know more about?

We ask Nathan Finn, "Who is a criminally under-appreciated figure from church history evangelicals should know more about?"

Sep 13, 2016

How do you help a church develop a passion for church-planting?

We ask Noah Oldham, "How do you help a church develop a passion for church-planting?"

Sep 6, 2016

What does it mean to experience the Trinity?

We ask Joe Thorn, "What does it mean to experience the Trinity?"

August

Aug 30, 2016

Jonathan Leeman on "The Church and Politics"

We ask Jonathan Leeman, "In what way should a church be political?"

Aug 23, 2016

Dean Inserra on "Protection from Moral Failure"

We ask Dean Inserra, "How can a pastor protect his family, his church, and himself from moral failing?"

Aug 16, 2016

Daniel Darling on "Worshiping the True Jesus"

We ask Daniel Darling, "How would a Christian know if the Jesus he or she worships is the true Jesus?"

Aug 2, 2016

Transitioning from an Attractional Mindset to a More Gospel-Centered Ministry

We ask Clint Pressley, "What are some practical considerations for the pastor leading his church from an attractional mindset to a more gospel-centered ministry?"

July

Jul 12, 2016

What is the Ideal Pastor’s Personality?

We ask Dr. Andrew Hebert, "What is the ideal pastor’s personality?"

June

Jun 28, 2016

Spencer Plumlee on Non-negotiables for Preaching

We ask Dr. Spencer Plumlee, "What are some non-negotiables for preaching?"

Jun 21, 2016

Why must preaching be expositional? by Andrew Hebert

Series: Conversations

We ask Dr. Andrew Hebert, "Why must preaching be expositional?"

Jun 20, 2016

One Thing: Noah Oldham

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

We asked Noah Oldham, pastor of August Gate Church near St. Louis, "What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?"

Jun 15, 2016

One Thing: Russell Moore

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

FTC.CO asks Dr. Russell Moore, "What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?"

Jun 14, 2016

J.D. Greear on Making Growing Churches Feel Small

Series: Conversations

We asked J.D. Greear, "How do you make sure a church feels small as it grows larger?"

Jun 13, 2016

Michael Kelley on Marriage as Sanctification

Why is marriage such a vital crucible for discipleship?

Series: Conversations

Why is marriage such a vital crucible for discipleship?

Jun 13, 2016

J.T. English on Worshipful Theology

How can a church help make sure its theology leads to doxology?

Series: Conversations

How can a church help make sure its theology leads to doxology?

Jun 13, 2016

Dean Inserra on Contextualization Without Compromise

What are some important guardrails for a preacher to help him contextualize without compromise?

Series: Conversations

"What are some important guardrails for a preacher to help him contextualize without compromise?"

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Nathan Finn

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

Daniel Darling on America's False Jesuses

What are some of Americans' favorite false Jesuses?

What are some of American's favorite false Jesuses?

Jun 13, 2016

Devin Maddox on The Importance of Bonhoeffer to the American Church

What can the life and ministry of Dietrich Bonhoeffer teach the American church today?

by Staff

What can the life and ministry of Dietrich Bonhoeffer teach the American church today?

Jun 13, 2016

Mark Dever on Contextualization in Preaching

How important is contextualization?

Series: Conversations

How important is contextualization in preaching?

Jun 13, 2016

Clint Pressley on Training Young Men for Ministry by Staff

Series: Conversations

What are some vital components to training young men for ministry?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: David Prince

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What's the one thing the church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Adam McClendon

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What's the one thing the church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: H.B. Charles Jr.

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What's the one thing the church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Michael Kelley

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: J.D. Greear

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

by Staff

Series: One Thing

What's the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Clint Pressley

What's the one thing the church needs to get right in the 21st century?

by Staff

Series: One Thing

What's the one thing the church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Daniel Darling

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What's the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Mark Dever

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Dean Inserra

What's the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What's the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Lane Harrison

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

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 13, 2016

One Thing: Trevin Wax

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

by Staff

Series: One Thing

Trevin Wax answers the question: What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

Russell Moore on How Political A Pastor Should Get With His Flock by Russell Moore

Series: Conversations

Russell Moore answers the question: How political should a local church pastor get with his flock?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Jonathan Leeman

What's the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What's the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Joe Thorn

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What's the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: J.T. English

What is one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What is one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

May

May 31, 2016

J.T. English on Ministry Training in Large Churches by J.T. English

We ask Dr. J.T. English, "How can large churches provide effective ministry training?"

May 24, 2016

Dr. Greg Belser on Difficult Ministry Milestones by Greg Belser

We ask Dr. Greg Belser, "What are some milestones in ministry that are difficult or impossible to prepare for?"

April

Apr 11, 2016

John Powell on Advice to a First-time Pastor

What advice would you give to a first-time pastor?

Advice for a first-time pastor.