FTC.co asks Dean Inserra, Pastor of City Church - Tallahassee, FL: "How can a church know it’s on the right track? What are some signs of faithfulness?"
This week's links include resources on painful callings, conversion therapy, singles and gifts, meeting Christ, temptation, adoption, and quiet lives.
We have a message that needs to be spread and we have the largest communication platform the world has ever known.
This week's links include resources on boys respecting women, gathering seashells, celebrating women, Christians and death, and the phrase "I am enough."
One thing I know I can do in the midst of the complexities and difficulties of the parenting task: I can pray.
This week's links include resources on embryo adoption, gratitude, the gospel in a cold place, cynicism, and small-groups and singles.
Confession isn’t solely so the confessor can feel better because someone else knows. No, it is confession for the sake of change and accountability.
We may not follow all of Augustine’s interpretations of Scripture, but his humility before the word continues to teach us.
Matthew 18 is about winning your brother. That’s the goal. We want to see him turn and repent. We pursue the process to win our brother.
We asked J.D. Greear, Pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, to describe his process for preparing sermons.
This week's links include resources on safety for the same-sex attracted, leaders and yes-men, children and the Bible, and Black History Month.
The new release from Jason K. Allen is a guide to living as a Christian every day.
This week's links include resources on old books for young Christians, busyness, social media, life purpose, and unknown false gospels.
The gospel redefines everything. No part of our lives is untouched by God’s redemptive power, including our relationships.
This new book shows readers how to rely more fully on the power of the Holy Spirit for growth and satisfaction in their lives.
This week's links include resources on death, accountability, fostering, and what to say to the grieving.
Preacher, be thankful: Jesus doesn’t love you to the degree you gain the nod of the masses.
Teenage believers, you can contribute right away in significant and helpful ways when the church gathers.
This week's links include resources on leaving your church, diversity and God's kingdom, repentant pastors, discipling children, and waiting.
How can a Christian do wise political engagement while maintaining faithfulness first to God’s kingdom?
One active way we can remind ourselves of our comparative insignificance is to do something we’re probably going to be bad at.
Student ministries can give students something the world cannot – a greater purpose for their soul, and guidance in how to live for that purpose.
FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Senior Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC: "What are some key components to discipling young men?"
This week's links include biblical womanhood and Genesis, reading more books, truth and love, and well-behaved women.
Making disciples involves much more. It involves us teaching others what it means and how to follow Jesus.
It’s entirely possible to be absolutely unwavering on convictional truth matters and still give people the expectation to receive love and compassion from you.
Today’s youth thirst for discipleship, not gimmicks. In eternity past, God ordained the local church as the chosen vessel to quench that thirst.
FTC.co asks Nathan Finn, Dean of The School of Theology and Missions at Union University, "Why should Christians consider theological education?"
Maybe we’re in the same boat when it comes to our spiritual lives. Maybe you've been wanting to start fresh with your relationship with God, but you keep putting it off for whatever reason. Might your apprehension have less to do with the right timing and more with the right approach?
This week's links include resources on infertility, how to be generous, leading when you aren't the leader, and the gift of cancer.
Based on a year of unique page views, here are the ten most-read entries at FTC in 2017.
Introducing the first annual FTC Book Awards!
FTC.co asks Daniel Darling, VP for Communications at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, "What should Christians do with the news?"
This week's links include resources on all things Christmas: Jesus' care for our bodies, Mary as a role model, Christmas ghosts, and what Mary really did know.
Forty-two weeks? In one book of the Bible? For close to an entire year? Yes, yes, and yes. But why?
The tragic reversal of manhood noted, there is still hope, great and surging hope. As long as there is a church, there is a place where men are remade.
As worship leaders, we don’t have to lead anyone into God’s presence. We’ve already been carried there by the finished work of Christ at Calvary.
FTC.co asks Noah Oldham, Lead Pastor of August Gate Church in St. Louis, "How important is preaching in the local church?"
This week's links include resources on caring for people with disabilities, missionaries and seminary, a letter to predators, and insight on the "wise men."
God does not command a blind loyalty that overlooks sin among the elders, but calls for an informed loyalty with eyes wide open to the persistent attacks levied against those in leadership.
The preacher does not preach from the text or on the text, he preaches the text—thus limiting the sermon’s application to the point of the passage preached.
This week's links include resources on Charlie Brown, God's promises, jerks, difficult roads, and depression in the pastorate.
How then does a minister, especially a young minister, go about building a good theological library for a lifetime of ministry?
This week's links include resources on Bible memorization, people who are hurting, fear of man, and Christology.
When believers understand the depth of their sin and the unbelievable forgiveness they have experienced from God, it changes their approach to sin.
The reality is: transparency within gospel community brings about the best kind of freedom.
Remind women without children that they have everything they need for life and godliness in Christ.
Deciding to get on board with Jesus is a simple decision, but it’s also a major one with some crazy implications.
Not everyone can preach a sermon, lead a Bible study, or persuasively advocate for biblical truth, but every believer can and must engage in Bible intake.
This week's links include resources on singleness, Western culture and theology, Stranger Things, and mental health in marriage.