Resources from the series: Conversations

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

May 10

J.D. Greear on Mission in the Bible Belt by Staff

Series: Conversations

What is the one thing we need to remember about mission in the Bible Belt?

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 15, 2015

Jason Hayes on Church Planting in the Bible Belt

What are some of the difficulties and blessings of planting a church in the Bible Belt?

Series: Conversations

We asked Jason Hayes, "What are some of the difficulties and blessings of planting a church in the Bible Belt?"

Sep 17

Jared Wilson on Advice for New Writers by Jared C. Wilson

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Jared C. Wilson, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Spurgeon College and Author in Residence at MBTS, "What advice would you give to new writers?"

Aug 8

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

Series: Conversations

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.

Mar 15

J.A. Medders on Pastoring Elderly Church Members by J.A. Medders

Series: Conversations

How can a young pastor lead elderly church members well?

Feb 3, 2017

How important is it for preachers to pay attention to cultural trends and popular media? by Staff

Series: Conversations

How important is it for preachers to pay attention to cultural trends and popular media?

Nov 3, 2017

How Can Christians Engage in Politics Without Becoming Engaged in Idolatry? by Daniel Darling

Series: Conversations

We asked Daniel Darling, Vice President for Communications at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, "How can Christians engage in politics without becoming engaged in idolatry?"

Jun 4

H.B. Charles on the Pastor's Most Important Weekly Tasks by H.B. Charles, Jr.

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks H.B. Charles, "What are the pastor’s most important weekly tasks?"

Jun 15, 2015

H.B. Charles on Sermon Preparation

What are the non-negotiables for sermon preparation?

by Staff

Series: Conversations

What are the non-negotiables for sermon preparation?

Mar 30, 2018

H.B. Charles on Discipling Young Men by H.B. Charles, Jr.

Series: Conversations

What are some key components to discipling young men?

May 4, 2018

H.B. Charles on Difficult Things In Life by H.B. Charles, Jr.

Series: Conversations

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

Aug 16

H.B. Charles Jr. On The Church and the 21st Century by H.B. Charles, Jr.

Series: Conversations

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

Apr 26

H.B. Charles Jr. on Sermon Prep by H.B. Charles, Jr.

Series: Conversations

What are the non-negotiables for sermon preparation?

Jun 15, 2015

H.B. Charles Gives Advice to His Younger Self by H.B. Charles, Jr.

Series: Conversations

H.B. Charles, Jr. answers the question: "If you could give some advice to your younger self, what would it be?"

May 22

Greg Belser on The First Year of Ministry by Greg Belser

Series: Conversations

If you could send a message to yourself in your first year of ministry, what is the one thing you would say?

Sep 18, 2018

Don Whitney on What to Do When You're Struggling With Prayer

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Don Whitney, Professor of Biblical Spirituality at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, "How do you encourage someone who is struggling with prayer?"

Jan 5, 2018

Don Whitney on What The Average Christian's Devotional Time Should Look Like by Staff

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Don Whitney, "What should the average Christian's devotional time look like?"

Nov 9, 2018

Don Whitney on The Gospel and Spiritual Disciplines by Staff

Series: Conversations

How is the gospel connected to the daily effort in the spiritual disciplines?

Dec 28, 2018

Don Whitney on Praying the Scriptures by Staff

Series: Conversations

How do I prevent praying the Scriptures from feeling formulaic?

Jul 22, 2015

Don Whitney on Praying the Bible by Staff

Series: Conversations

What does it mean to "pray the Bible," and why is it important?

Jul 17, 2018

Don Whitney on Misconceptions About the Spiritual Disciplines

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Don Whitney, "What are some misconceptions people have about the spiritual disciplines?"

Feb 13

Don Whitney on Family Devotions by Staff

Series: Conversations

How do you encourage a young family struggling with family devotions?

Jun 8, 2018

Don Whitney on Difficult Things in Life by Staff

Series: Conversations

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

Sep 10

Don Whitney on Advice for Young Families Wanting to Start Devotions

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Don Whitney, Professor of Biblical Spirituality at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, "What encouragement would you give young families wanting to start family devotions?

Oct 12, 2018

Dean Inserra On What He Would Do Differently In Church Planting by Dean Inserra

Series: Conversations

What would you do differently if you could plant your church all over again?

Mar 22

Dean Inserra on Successful Outreach by Dean Inserra

Series: Conversations

What’s been the most successful form of outreach your church has practiced?

Aug 17, 2018

Dean Inserra On Ministry In The South by Dean Inserra

Series: Conversations

How is ministry in the South different than it was 10 years ago?

Jun 14

Dean Inserra on First-Year Church Planting by Dean Inserra

Series: Conversations

What is the one thing you would say to the first-year church planter?

Nov 28, 2017

Dean Inserra on Cultivating a Healthy Marriage in the Midst of a Busy Ministry

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Dean Inserra, Pastor of City Church in Tallahassee, FL: "How do you cultivate a healthy marriage in the midst of a busy ministry?"

Aug 9

Dean Inserra on Creativity in Worship by Dean Inserra

Series: Conversations

How do you adorn the gospel with creative elements in worship without hindering it?

Sep 6

Dean Inserra on Contextualizing Without Compromise by Dean Inserra

Series: Conversations

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

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 15, 2015

David Prince on the State of Preaching by David Prince

Series: Conversations

We asked Dr. David Prince, "How would you characterize the state of preaching in evangelicalism today?"

Jun 15, 2015

David Prince on Sports and Children by David Prince

Series: Conversations

FTC.CO asks Dr. David Prince, "What advice would you give parents whose children are active in athletics?"

Jun 15, 2015

David Prince on Gospel-Centered Parental Discipline

What does gospel-centered parental discipline look like?

Series: Conversations

What does gospel-centered parental discipline look like?

Aug 20

David Prince on Ethics and Playing Football by David Prince

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks David Prince, Pastor of Preaching and Vision at Ashland Avenue Baptist Church and Assistant Professor of Preaching at Southern Seminary, "Does the discovery of CTE make playing football unethical?"​

Jun 15, 2015

David Prince on Christ-Centered Sermons

Why is it important for sermons to be Christ-centered?

Series: Conversations

Why is it important for sermons to be Christ-centered?

Apr 24

David Prince by David Prince

Series: Conversations

What does gospel-centered parental discipline look like?

Aug 22

Dan Darling on Why We Need a Dignity Revolution by Daniel Darling

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Dan Darling, Vice President of Communications at the ERLC, "Why do we need a 'dignity revolution?'"​

Mar 9, 2018

Dan Darling on Influencing Culture by Daniel Darling

Series: Conversations

What are some key things churches can do to influence the culture for Christ?

Jul 3, 2015

D.A. Horton on Winning a Church to Mission by D.A. Horton

Series: Conversations

We recently sat down with D.A. Horton in the FTC video suite and asked him, "How can a pastor win his church to mission?"

Jul 3, 2015

D.A. Horton on Churches Looking Like Their Neighborhoods by D.A. Horton

Series: Conversations

We sat down with D.A. Horton in the FTC video suite and asked, "What advice would you give the pastor who wants his church to look like his neighborhood?"