Resources from the series: Conversations

A video series of conversations with Midwestern Seminary and College professors.

Jun 20, 2016

Russell Moore on Abstaining from Votes

Is it a sin to abstain from certain votes?

Series: Conversations

We asked Dr. Russell Moore, president of the ERLC, "Is it a sin to abstain from certain votes?"

Jan 15

Robby Gallaty on Why Pastors Should Practice Text-Driven Preaching

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FTC.co asks Robby Gallaty, Senior Pastor of Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, TN, "What is text-driven preaching and why should pastors practice it?"

Mar 29

Robby Gallaty on The Future of the Church by Staff

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What encourages you about the future of the church?

Oct 2, 2018

Robby Gallaty on How Some Churches Do Discipleship Poorly

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FTC.co asks Robby Gallaty, Senior Pastor of Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, TN, "What are some ways churches today 'do discipleship' poorly?"

Nov 21, 2018

Robby Gallaty on Discipleship and Church Growth by Staff

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Does the process of discipleship change as a church grows?

Aug 3, 2018

Robby Gallaty on Churches and Discipleship by Staff

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Why don't more churches take discipleship seriously?

Jun 15, 2015

Peyton Hill On Christ-Centered Leadership

What does Christ-centered leadership look like?

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What does Christ-centered leadership look like?

May 17

Peyton Hill on Christ-Centered Leadership by Peyton Hill

Series: Conversations

What does Christ-centered leadership look like?

Feb 10, 2017

One Thing: Lane Harrison by Lane Harrison

Series: Conversations

What are the pastor's most important weekly tasks?

Apr 13, 2018

Noah Oldham on How To Know if a Church is On Track by Noah Oldham

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How can a church know it is on the right track? What are some signs of faithfulness?

Jun 1, 2018

Noah Oldham on Difficult Things in Life by Noah Oldham

Series: Conversations

"What difficult thing in your life has taught you the most?"

Aug 6

Nathan Rose on Who Has Influenced His Preaching Most by Nathan Rose

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FTC.co asks Nathan Rose, Lead Pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Liberty, MO: "Who has influenced your preaching the most?"​

Feb 19

Nathan Rose on What Average Churchgoers May Not Realize About Their Pastor by Nathan Rose

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FTC.co asks Nathan Rose, Lead Pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Liberty, Missouri: "What’s something about being a pastor the average churchgoer doesn’t understand?​"

Jul 24, 2018

Nathan Rose on Traits of Pastors Leading Church Revitalization

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FTC.co asks Nathan Rose, pastor at Liberty Baptist Church in Liberty, MO, "What traits should a pastor have who is leading church revitalization?"

Sep 25, 2018

Nathan Rose on Keeping Accurate Church Membership Rolls by Nathan Rose

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FTC.co asks Nathan Rose, pastor at Liberty Baptist Church in Liberty, MO, "Why is important for churches to maintain an accurate membership roll?"

Nov 16, 2018

Nathan Rose on Challenges in Church Revitalization by Nathan Rose

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What is the biggest challenge in church revitalization?

Jun 15, 2015

Nathan Lino on How Church Membership is About the Gospel

In what way is meaningful membership about the gospel?

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In what way is meaningful membership about the gospel?

May 31

Nathan Finn on Diversity in the Church by Nathan Finn

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What kind of diversity is important for every church?

Oct 19, 2018

Michael Kelley On Taking Discipleship Seriously by Michael Kelley

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Why don’t more churches take the process of discipleship seriously?

Mar 1

Michael Kelley on Passion Without Legalism by Michael Kelley

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How do I become passionate about the things of God without becoming a legalist?

Jun 15, 2015

Michael Kelley On Our Fear of The Boring by Michael Kelley

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Why shouldn't we be afraid of mundane or boring things?

Dec 4, 2018

Michael Kelley on Mistakes We Make When Thinking About Discipleship by Michael Kelley

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FTC.co asks Michael Kelley, Director of Discipleship at Lifeway Christian Resources, "What are some mistakes we make in thinking about discipleship?"

Jun 13, 2016

Michael Kelley on Marriage as Sanctification

Why is marriage such a vital crucible for discipleship?

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Why is marriage such a vital crucible for discipleship?

Jun 22, 2018

Michael Kelley on Difficult Things In Life by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

What difficult thing in your life taught you the most?

Aug 24, 2018

Michael Kelley on Christians Not Being Discipled by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

What should a new Christian who isn't being discipled do?

Mar 2, 2018

Michael Kelley on Books Christians Read by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

Why do the books Christians buy the most tend to not be the best for them?

Jan 30

Michael Kelley on Adults and our Relationship to Jesus by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

What are some patterns of adulthood that frustrate our relationship with Jesus?

Aug 25, 2017

Matt Chandler on Sermon Prep by Staff

Series: Conversations

We asked Matt Chandler to describe his sermon prep process.

Apr 10

Matt Chandler on Marriage and Ministry by Matt Chandler

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How do you cultivate a healthy marriage in the midst of a busy ministry?

May 8, 2018

Matt Chandler on How a Church Can Know It's on the Right Track by Matt Chandler

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Matt Chandler, Lead Pastor of The Village Church, "How can a church know its on the right track? What are some signs of faithfulness?"

Jul 5

Matt Chandler on Cultivating a Healthy Marriage by Matt Chandler

Series: Conversations

How do you cultivate a healthy marriage in the midst of a busy ministry?

Jun 28

Matt Chandler on Church Growth & Pride by Matt Chandler

Series: Conversations

How do you lead a growing church without getting a big head?

Apr 16

Matt Carter on Training Young Men for Ministry

What are some unique things you’ve learned in training young men for ministry?

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Matt Carter on unique things he has learned in training young men for ministry.

May 7

Matt Carter on Adoption and Orphan Care

Why are adoption and orphan care important to the mission of the church in the 21st century?

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Why are adoption and orphan care important to the mission of the church in the 21st century?

Nov 27, 2018

Matt Capps on Why Expository Preaching is So Important by Matt Capps

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FTC.co asks Matt Capps, Senior Pastor of Fairview Baptist Church in Apex, North Carolina, "Why is expositional preaching as important today as it’s ever been?"

Jul 26

Matt Capps on What The Church Needs From Pastors by Matt Capps

Series: Conversations

What is the one thing a church needs from its pastor?

Jul 17

Matt Capps on Transitioning to Pastoral Ministry by Matt Capps

Series: Conversations

Recently transitioning back into pastoral ministry, what do you feel prepared for this time around?

Jan 16

Matt Capps on Racism in the 21st Century by Matt Capps

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Why do we still have a problem with racism in the 21st century church?

Oct 5, 2018

Matt Capps on Inter-Generational Discipleship by Matt Capps

Series: Conversations

What are some ways to develop inter-generational discipleship in a church?

Aug 10, 2018

Matt Capps on Books Pastors Should Read by Matt Capps

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What kind of books should pastors read that they normally don’t?

Aug 31, 2018

Mark Dever on Younger Generations by Mark Dever

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What encourages you about the younger generation?

Jul 3, 2018

Mark Dever on the Problem with Unhitching the Old Testament From Our Theology

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FTC.co asks Mark Dever, senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC, "What’s the problem with unhitching the Old Testament from our theology?"

Mar 27

Mark Dever On The Importance of Expository Preaching by Mark Dever

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Why is expository preaching as important today as it’s always been?

Oct 24, 2018

Mark Dever on Shepherding the Elderly by Mark Dever

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What should a young pastor know about shepherding elderly church members?

Jun 19

Mark Dever on Sermon Prep by Mark Dever

Series: Conversations

What does your sermon preparation look like?

Dec 7, 2018

Mark Dever on Implementing Meaningful Membership by Mark Dever

Series: Conversations

What advice would you give the pastor beginning the process of implementing meaningful membership in his church?

Aug 23

Mark Dever on Contextualization in Preaching by Mark Dever

Series: Conversations

How important is contextualization in preaching and teaching?

Jun 13, 2016

Mark Dever on Contextualization in Preaching

How important is contextualization?

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How important is contextualization in preaching?