Resources from the series: Conversations

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

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?"

Jul 26

Matt Capps on What The Church Needs From Pastors by Matt Capps

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What is the one thing a church needs from its pastor?

Jul 17

Matt Capps on Transitioning to Pastoral Ministry by Matt Capps

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Recently transitioning back into pastoral ministry, what do you feel prepared for this time around?

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?"

Mar 27

Mark Dever On The Importance of Expository Preaching by Mark Dever

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Why is expository preaching as important today as it’s always been?

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?

Jun 19

Mark Dever on Sermon Prep by Mark Dever

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What does your sermon preparation look like?

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?

Aug 23

Mark Dever on Contextualization in Preaching by Mark Dever

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How important is contextualization in preaching and teaching?

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?

Feb 26

Jonathan Leeman with Advice for Pastors Practicing Church Discipline for the First Time by Jonathan Leeman

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FTC.co asks Jonathan Leeman, Editorial Director for 9Marks Ministries, "What advice would you give a pastor who wants to practice church discipline in a church that never has?​"​

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?

Oct 22

Jonathan Leeman on Planting New Churches with Current Church Members by Jonathan Leeman

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FTC.co asks Jonathan Leeman, Editorial Director at 9Marks and an elder a Cheverly Baptist Church (Cheverly, MD): "I want to plant a church and take current church members with me. What do I do?"

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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Aug 15

Jonathan Leeman on Distinguishing Between Primary and Secondary Issues by Jonathan Leeman

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FTC.co asks Jonathan Leeman, an Elder at Cheverly Baptist Church in Washington D.C. and Editorial Director at 9Marks Ministries, "How do we distinguish between primary and secondary issues?"​

May 14

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?

Jun 7

Jen Wilkin on Women and Discipleship by Staff

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What misconceptions do pastors have about women and discipleship?

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?"

Mar 5

Jen Wilkin on Facilitating Inter-Generational Discipleship Among Women

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FTC.co asks, Jen Wilkin, author and teacher at The Village Church in Dallas, TX: "How can we better facilitate inter-generational discipleship among women?"

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?

Jun 5

Jeff Medders on Writing Sermons by J.A. Medders

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How do you write sermons? Describe your sermon preparation process.

Feb 22

Jeff Medders on Pastoral PTSD by J.A. Medders

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What is Pastoral PTSD and what can a pastor do if he has it?

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?

Oct 9, 2018

Jeff Dodge on Why Churches Should Think More Intentionally About College Campuses by Jeff Dodge

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FTC.co asks Jeff Dodge, Teaching Pastor at Cornerstone Church (Ames, Iowa), "Why should local churches be thinking more intentionally about college campuses?

Aug 14, 2018

Jeff Dodge on What Average Churchgoers May Not Understand About Being a Pastor by Jeff Dodge

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FTC.co asks Jeff Dodge, Teaching Pastor at Cornerstone Church in Ames, Iowa, "What’s something about being a pastor the average churchgoer doesn’t understand?"

Apr 30

Jeff Dodge on Theological Training and Intellectualism by Jeff Dodge

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FTC.co asks Jeff Dodge: "How do you keep theological training from becoming intellectualism?​"​

Apr 9

J.D. Greear On Winning A Church to Mission

How do you win a church to mission?

by Staff

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How do you win a church to mission?

Jun 11

J.D. Greear on What Difficult Thing In Your Life Has Taught You The Most? by Staff

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FTC.co asks J.D. Greear, Pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, "What difficult thing in your life has taught you the most?"

Jun 13, 2016

J.D. Greear on The Power of The Spirit

Why is the Holy Spirit inside us better than the Jesus beside us?

by Staff

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Why is the Holy Spirit inside us better than the Jesus beside us?