Resources from the series: Conversations

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

Nov 15, 2019

Michael Kelley on Pastor's Who Write by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

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

Mar 1, 2019

Michael Kelley on Passion Without Legalism by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

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

Series: Conversations

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?

Series: Conversations

Why is marriage such a vital crucible for discipleship?

Jun 22, 2018

Michael Kelley on Difficult Things In Life by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

What difficult thing in your life taught you the most?

Oct 4, 2019

Michael Kelley on Churches and Discipleship by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

What do too many churches get wrong about discipleship?

Aug 24, 2018

Michael Kelley on Christians Not Being Discipled by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

What should a new Christian who isn't being discipled do?

Mar 2, 2018

Michael Kelley on Books Christians Read by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

Why do the books Christians buy the most tend to not be the best for them?

Jan 30, 2019

Michael Kelley on Adults and our Relationship to Jesus by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

What are some patterns of adulthood that frustrate our relationship with Jesus?

Aug 25, 2017

Matt Chandler on Sermon Prep by Staff

Series: Conversations

We asked Matt Chandler to describe his sermon prep process.

Apr 10, 2019

Matt Chandler on Marriage and Ministry by Matt Chandler

Series: Conversations

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, 2019

Matt Chandler on Cultivating a Healthy Marriage by Matt Chandler

Series: Conversations

How do you cultivate a healthy marriage in the midst of a busy ministry?

Jun 28, 2019

Matt Chandler on Church Growth & Pride by Matt Chandler

Series: Conversations

How do you lead a growing church without getting a big head?

Apr 16, 2019

Matt Carter on Training Young Men for Ministry

What are some unique things you’ve learned in training young men for ministry?

Series: Conversations

Matt Carter on unique things he has learned in training young men for ministry.

May 7, 2019

Matt Carter on Adoption and Orphan Care

Why are adoption and orphan care important to the mission of the church in the 21st century?

Series: Conversations

Why are adoption and orphan care important to the mission of the church in the 21st century?

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, 2019

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

Series: Conversations

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

May 1

Matt Capps on What A Church Needs From Its Pastor by Matt Capps

Series: Conversations

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

Jul 17, 2019

Matt Capps on Transitioning to Pastoral Ministry by Matt Capps

Series: Conversations

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

Jan 16, 2019

Matt Capps on Racism in the 21st Century by Matt Capps

Series: Conversations

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

Series: Conversations

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

Series: Conversations

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, 2019

Mark Dever On The Importance of Expository Preaching by Mark Dever

Series: Conversations

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

Oct 24, 2018

Mark Dever on Shepherding the Elderly by Mark Dever

Series: Conversations

What should a young pastor know about shepherding elderly church members?

Apr 24

Mark Dever on Sermon Prep by Mark Dever

Series: Conversations

What does your sermon preparation look like?

Jun 19, 2019

Mark Dever on Sermon Prep by Mark Dever

Series: Conversations

What does your sermon preparation look like?

Dec 7, 2018

Mark Dever on Implementing Meaningful Membership by Mark Dever

Series: Conversations

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?

Series: Conversations

How important is contextualization in preaching?

Aug 23, 2019

Mark Dever on Contextualization in Preaching by Mark Dever

Series: Conversations

How important is contextualization in preaching and teaching?

Jun 15, 2015

Kevin Peck on Discipleship and Growth by Kevin Peck

Series: Conversations

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?

Series: Conversations

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?"

Mar 13

J. T. English on Large Churches and Ministry Training by J.T. English

Series: Conversations

How can large churches provide effective ministry training?

Jan 2, 2019

J.T. English on Heart Knowledge by J.T. English

Series: Conversations

How can a Christian know that their head knowledge has become heart knowledge?

Jan 10

J.T. English on Church Theology and Doxology by J.T. English

Series: Conversations

How can a church help make sure its theology leads to doxology?

Sep 21, 2018

J.T. English on Avoiding Intellectualism by J.T. English

Series: Conversations

How do you keep theological training from becoming intellectualism?

Feb 26, 2019

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

Series: Conversations

How does church membership honor the church, rather than simply obligate or privilege the individual Christian?

Dec 3, 2019

Jonathan Leeman on Who Has Influence HIs Preaching the Most 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): "Who has influenced your preaching the most?"

Oct 22, 2019

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, 2019

Jonathan Leeman on Meaningful Membership by Jonathan Leeman

Series: Conversations

Why is it as crucial as ever these days for churches to practice meaningful membership?