Resources from the series: Conversations

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

Oct 25, 2019

Don Whitney on The Christian's Devotional Life

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What is the one thing you would do to change the Christian’s devotional life?

Dec 28, 2018

Don Whitney on Praying the Scriptures by Staff

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How do I prevent praying the Scriptures from feeling formulaic?

Jul 22, 2015

Don Whitney on Praying the Bible by Staff

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

Nov 21, 2019

Don Whitney on Neglecting Spiritual Disciplines

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FTC.co asks Don Whitney, Professor of Biblical Spirituality at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, "What is the impact of neglecting the spiritual disciplines?"

Jul 17, 2018

Don Whitney on Misconceptions About the Spiritual Disciplines

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

Mar 26

Don Whitney on Family Devotions by Staff

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

Jun 8, 2018

Don Whitney on Difficult Things in Life by Staff

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

Sep 10, 2019

Don Whitney on Advice for Young Families Wanting to Start Devotions

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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

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

Mar 22, 2019

Dean Inserra on Successful Outreach by Dean Inserra

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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

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

Jun 14, 2019

Dean Inserra on First-Year Church Planting by Dean Inserra

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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

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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, 2019

Dean Inserra on Creativity in Worship by Dean Inserra

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

Sep 6, 2019

Dean Inserra on Contextualizing Without Compromise by Dean Inserra

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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?

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

Dec 24, 2019

David Prince on Who Has Influnced His Preaching the Most by David Prince

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FTC.co asks David Prince, Pastor of Preaching and Vision at Ashland Avenue Baptist Church and Assistant Professor of Preaching at Southern Seminary, "Who has influenced your preaching the most?"

Jun 15, 2015

David Prince on the State of Preaching by David Prince

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

Nov 5, 2019

David Prince on the Importance of Application in Preaching by David Prince

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FTC.co asks David Prince, Pastor of Preaching and Vision at Ashland Avenue Baptist Church and Assistant Professor of Preaching at Southern Seminary, "How important is application in preaching?"

Jun 15, 2015

David Prince on Sports and Children by David Prince

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

Jan 3

David Prince on Parental Discipline by David Prince

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What does gospel-centered parental discipline look like?

Jun 15, 2015

David Prince on Gospel-Centered Parental Discipline

What does gospel-centered parental discipline look like?

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What does gospel-centered parental discipline look like?

Aug 20, 2019

David Prince on Ethics and Playing Football by David Prince

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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?

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

Apr 24, 2019

David Prince by David Prince

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What does gospel-centered parental discipline look like?

Aug 22, 2019

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

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

Feb 27

Dan Darling on What Influences Christian Political Engagement by Daniel Darling

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FTC.co asks Dan Darling, Vice-President of Communciations at the ERLC, "What tempts Christians to engage politically in undignified ways?"

Mar 9, 2018

Dan Darling on Influencing Culture by Daniel Darling

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

Jan 7

Dan Darling on How to Know If You Are Virtue Signaling by Daniel Darling

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FTC.co asks Dan Darling, Vice-President of Communciations at the ERLC, "What is virtue signaling and how do you know if you are doing it?"

Jul 3, 2015

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

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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

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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?"

Jan 28

Clint Pressley on Who Has Influenced His Preaching the Most by Clint Pressley

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FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Lead Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC, "Who has influenced your preaching the most?"

Sep 11, 2018

Clint Pressley on What He Wishes He Would've Known as a New Pastor by Clint Pressley

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FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Senior Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church (Charlotte, NC), "What do you wish you'd known when you started as a pastor?"

Jun 13, 2016

Clint Pressley on Training Young Men for Ministry by Staff

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

Sep 13, 2019

Clint Pressley on Training Men in Ministry by Clint Pressley

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What are some important components in training men for ministry?

Feb 21

Clint Pressley on Training Men for Ministry by Clint Pressley

Series: Conversations

What are some important components in training men for ministry?

Jul 6, 2018

Clint Pressley On The Pastorate And The Average Churchgoer by Clint Pressley

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What’s something about being a pastor the average churchgoer doesn’t understand?

Dec 18, 2018

Clint Pressley on the Non-Negotiables for Preaching by Clint Pressley

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FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Lead Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC, "What are some non-negotiables for preaching?"

Oct 10, 2019

Clint Pressley on Mistakes Beginning Pastors Make by Clint Pressley

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FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Lead Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, "What are some common mistakes beginning pastors make?"

Mar 27

Clint Pressley On Leading Big Change by Clint Pressley

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How do you lead big change in a church without blowing it up?

Mar 23, 2018

Clint Pressley on Leadership Qualities for Gospel Centrality by Clint Pressley

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What leadership qualities are needed in transitioning a church to greater gospel-centrality?

Jul 2, 2019

Clint Pressley on Key Components to Discipling Young Men by Clint Pressley

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FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Senior Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC: "What are some key components to discipling young men?"

May 29, 2018

Clint Pressley on Disagreement Between a Staff Member and a Pastor by Clint Pressley

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FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Senior Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church (Charlotte, NC): "If a staff member disagrees with the pastor on an important issue, what should they do?"

Apr 27, 2018

Clint Pressley on Difficult Things in Life by Clint Pressley

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

Feb 7, 2019

Clint Pressley on Building Camaraderie Among Church Staff Members

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FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Lead Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC, "What are some ways to build camaraderie among church staff?"

Jan 17

Clint Pressley on Attractional Church Models by Clint Pressley

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What are some practical considerations for the pastor leading his church from an attractional mindset to a more gospel-centered ministry?

Jan 22, 2019

Christine Hoover on Why We Shouldn't Be Afraid to Be Real by Christine Hoover

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FTC.co asks Christine Hoover, author and pastor's wife, "In an age of Instagram and Photoshop, why should we not be afraid to be real?"