Resources from the series: Conversations

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

Aug 27, 2019

Steve Bezner on Who Has Influenced His Preaching the Most by Steve Bezner

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FTC.co asks Steve Bezner, Lead Pastor of Houston Northwest Church in Houston, Texas: "Who has influenced your preaching the most?"

Sep 4, 2018

Steve Bezner on What Difficult Thing in Life Has Taught Him the Most by Steve Bezner

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FTC.co asks Steve Bezner, Lead Pastor of Houston Northwest Church in Houston, TX, "What’s the most difficult thing in your life that has taught you the most?"

Apr 2, 2019

Steve Bezner on What Average Churchgoers May Not Understand About Being a Pastor by Steve Bezner

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FTC.co asks Steve Bezner, Lead Pastor of Houston Northwest Church in Houston, TX, "What’s something about being a pastor the average churchgoer doesn’t understand?​"​

Sep 12, 2019

Steve Bezner on Pastors Leading Through Conflict by Steve Bezner

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FTC.co asks Steve Bezner, Lead Pastor at Houston Northwest Church in Houston, TX: "What should pastors remember when leading through times of conflict?"

Mar 8, 2019

Steve Bezner on Older Members and Church Changes by Steve Bezner

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How do you prepare older or established members for significant change in a church?

Oct 26, 2018

Steve Bezner on Ministry In The Bible Belt by Steve Bezner

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How has ministry in the Bible Belt changed in the last 10 years?

Oct 3, 2019

Steve Bezner on Making Disciples Without Relying Solely on Programs by Steve Bezner

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FTC.co asks Steve Bezner, Lead Pastor of Houston Northwest Church in Houston, TX: "How do we make disciples without creating a one-size-fits-all program?"

Dec 11, 2018

Steve Bezner on Maintaining a Culture of Community Within a Growing Church by Steve Bezner

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FTC.co asks Steve Bezner, lead pastor of Houston Northwest Church in Houston, TX, "How do you maintain a culture of community in a growing church?"

Oct 18, 2019

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?

Feb 20

Steve Bezner on Developing Relationships with Muslim Leaders in Our Cities by Steve Bezner

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FTC.co asks Steve Bezner, Lead Pastor at Houston Northwest Church in Houston, TX: "Why do you develop relationships with Muslim leaders in your city?"

Apr 14

Sam Bierig on the Most Important Ingredient in Student Ministry by Sam Bierig

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FTC.co asks Sam Bierig, Dean and Assistant Professor of Christian Studies at Spurgeon College, "What is the most important ingredient to student ministry?"

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, 2019

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?

Nov 22, 2019

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?

Jun 21, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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?"

Mar 17

Ronni Kurtz on Why Pastors Should Care About Systematic Theology by Ronni Kurtz

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We ask our Managing Editor, Ronni Kurtz, "Why should pastors care about Systematic Theology?"

Jun 2

Ronni Kurtz on What Doctrine Brings the Most Joy by Ronni Kurtz

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We ask FTC Managing Editor, Ronni Kurtz, "What doctrine brings you the most joy?"

Jan 15, 2019

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, 2019

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?

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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?​"

Dec 5, 2019

Nathan Rose on Transitioning a Church to a Plurality of Elders by Nathan Rose

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FTC.co asks Nathan Rose, Lead Pastor at Liberty Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO: "How do you transition a church to a plurality of elders?"

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, 2019

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?"

Mar 10

Nathan Rose on Pastors' Sabbaticals and the Benefit for Churches by Nathan Rose

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FTC.co asks Nathan Rose, Lead Pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO, "How do churches benefit from giving their pastors a sabbatical?"

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, 2019

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, 2019

Nathan Finn on Diversity in the Church by Nathan Finn

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What kind of diversity is important for every church?

Jan 30

Michael Kelley on Why Christians Don't Pray for Daily Bread by Michael Kelley

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FTC.co asks Michael Kelley, Director of Discipleship at Lifeway Christian Resources, "Why don't more Christians pray for their daily bread?"