Resources from the series: Conversations

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

Oct 18

Steve Bezner On Maintaining A Culture Of Community by Steve Bezner

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How do you maintain a culture of community in a growing church?

Aug 7, 2018

Russell Moore on What is Encouraging About the Future of the Church

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FTC.co asks Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, "What encourages you about the future of the church?"

Apr 23

Russell Moore on the Culture War by Russell Moore

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If conservatives have lost the culture war and the American church is in decline, what is there for evangelicals to be encouraged by?

Oct 10, 2018

Russell Moore On Social Justice Without A Social Gospel by Russell Moore

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How can Christians adopt appropriate concerns for justice while rejecting a social gospel?

Jun 21

Russell Moore on Politics and the Pastor by Russell Moore

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How political should a local church pastor get with his flock?

Jan 12, 2018

Russell Moore on How to Engage Politics with a Kingdom Mindset by Russell Moore

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How can a Christian do wise political engagement while maintaining faithfulness first to God’s kingdom?

Jun 13, 2016

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

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

Feb 27

Russell Moore on Encouragement for Parents by Russell Moore

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How would you encourage Christian parents worried about the world their kids are growing up into?

Nov 23, 2018

Russell Moore on Christian Families Bearing Witness by Russell Moore

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How can Christian families bear witness for Christ in today’s culture?

Jan 18

Russell Moore on Appropriate Honor of Church History Figures by Russell Moore

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How do we appropriately honor men and women in church history who’ve contributed much of value?

Jun 20, 2016

Russell Moore on Abstaining from Votes

Is it a sin to abstain from certain votes?

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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

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What does Christ-centered leadership look like?

Feb 10, 2017

One Thing: Lane Harrison by Lane Harrison

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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

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"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?"​

Oct 8

Nathan Rose on What Comes First in Church Revitalization by Nathan Rose

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FTC.co asks Nathan Rose, Lead Pastor at Liberty Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO: "What comes first in church revitalization?"

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 5

Nathan Rose on Proportionate Church Membership by Nathan Rose

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FTC.co asks Nathan Rose, Lead Pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO: "Does it matter if a church's membership is greater than its attendance?"

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?"

Sep 27

Nathan Rose on Church Replanting by Nathan Rose

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What have you learned are the advantages of a church re-plant over planting a new work?

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?

Nov 15

Michael Kelley on Pastor's Who Write by Michael Kelley

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What is the one thing pastors who write ought to remember?

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

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What difficult thing in your life taught you the most?

Oct 4

Michael Kelley on Churches and Discipleship by Michael Kelley

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What do too many churches get wrong about discipleship?

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.

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

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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?"

Jul 5

Matt Chandler on Cultivating a Healthy Marriage by Matt Chandler

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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

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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.