Resources from the series: Conversations

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

Jun 1, 2018

Noah Oldham on Difficult Things in Life by Noah Oldham

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"What difficult thing in your life has taught you 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?

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?

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

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What difficult thing in your life taught you the most?

Aug 24, 2018

Michael Kelley on Christians Not Being Discipled by Michael Kelley

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

Mar 2, 2018

Michael Kelley on Books Christians Read by Michael Kelley

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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

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

Aug 25, 2017

Matt Chandler on Sermon Prep by Staff

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We asked Matt Chandler to describe his sermon prep process.

May 8, 2018

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

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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?"

Jun 15, 2015

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

Sep 8, 2015

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?"

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

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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?"

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?

Dec 7, 2018

Mark Dever on Implementing Meaningful Membership by Mark Dever

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

Jun 13, 2016

Mark Dever on Contextualization in Preaching

How important is contextualization?

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How important is contextualization in preaching?

Jun 15, 2015

Kevin Peck on Discipleship and Growth by Kevin Peck

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We asked Dr. Kevin Peck, "Does discipleship have to change as a church grows?"

Jun 13, 2016

J.T. English on Worshipful Theology

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

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

Nov 13, 2018

J.T. English on What's Encouraging About the Future of the Church by J.T. English

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FTC.co asks J.T. English, Pastor of The Village Church Institute at The Village Church in Denton, TX, "What encourages you about the future of the church?"

Feb 15

J.T. English On The Local Church and Theological Training by J.T. English

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Why is the local church integral to theological training?

Jan 2

J.T. English on Heart Knowledge by J.T. English

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How can a Christian know that their head knowledge has become heart knowledge?

Sep 21, 2018

J.T. English on Avoiding Intellectualism by J.T. English

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How do you keep theological training from becoming intellectualism?

Jul 31, 2018

Jonathan Leeman on Why Everyone is So Angry by Jonathan Leeman

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FTC.co asks Jonathan Leeman, Editorial Director for 9Marks Ministries, "Why is everyone so angry today?"

Jun 15, 2015

Jonathan Leeman on Why Church Membership is Important by Jonathan Leeman

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How does church membership honor the church, rather than simply obligate or privilege the individual Christian?

Jan 11

Jonathan Leeman on Meaningful Membership by Jonathan Leeman

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Why is it as crucial as ever these days for churches to practice meaningful membership?

Mar 10, 2017

Jonathan Leeman on Elders and Deacons Working Together

How can a church avoid turning its elders and deacons into a sort of bicameral legislature?

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Apr 4, 2016

Jonathan Leeman on Church Discipline

What do most Christians not know about church discipline?

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We asked Jonathan Leeman, "What do most Christians not know about church discipline?"

Nov 6, 2018

Jonathan Leeman on Christians Voting Pragmatically by Jonathan Leeman

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FTC.co asks Jonathan Leeman, Research Fellow for the ERLC and Editorial Director of 9Marks Ministries, "Is there any problem with Christians voting pragmatically?"

Sep 28, 2018

Jonathan Leeman on Christians and Politics by Jonathan Leeman

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How should a Christian think about the place of politics in their life?

Oct 23, 2018

Jen Wilkin on the Difference Between Grace and Permissiveness

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FTC.co asks Jen Wilkin, author and teacher at The Village Church in Dallas, TX, "How is grace different from permissiveness?"

Dec 5, 2018

Jen Wilkin on Advice For Those Struggling With Bible Reading by Staff

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What advice would you give the Christian struggling with daily Bible reading?

Jan 8

Jeff Medders on How Ministry in the Bible Belt Has Changed in the Last 10 Years by J.A. Medders

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FTC.co asks Jeff Medders, Lead Pastor of Redeemer Church in Tomball, Texas, "How has ministry in the Bible Belt changed over the last 10 years?"​

May 11, 2018

Jeff Medders on Difficult Things In Life by J.A. Medders

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

Sep 26, 2018

Jeff Medders on Church Discipline by J.A. Medders

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How do you keep church discipline from being weird and mean?