Cover image of Better Together
(39)
Religion & Spirituality
Christianity

Better Together

Updated 3 days ago

Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
Read more

The Better Together Podcast produced by the National Association of Free Will Baptists features short, practical, and informative interviews with people from the "trenches" of ministry.

Read more

The Better Together Podcast produced by the National Association of Free Will Baptists features short, practical, and informative interviews with people from the "trenches" of ministry.

iTunes Ratings

39 Ratings
Average Ratings
37
2
0
0
0

Love this new resource.

By Caleb_Smith - Jan 15 2020
Read more
So excited for this new resource. Thank you!

Excited!

By Flossy1959 - Dec 12 2019
Read more
I’m anxious to hear from people involved in Kingdom work!

iTunes Ratings

39 Ratings
Average Ratings
37
2
0
0
0

Love this new resource.

By Caleb_Smith - Jan 15 2020
Read more
So excited for this new resource. Thank you!

Excited!

By Flossy1959 - Dec 12 2019
Read more
I’m anxious to hear from people involved in Kingdom work!
Cover image of Better Together

Better Together

Latest release on Oct 19, 2020

Read more

The Better Together Podcast produced by the National Association of Free Will Baptists features short, practical, and informative interviews with people from the "trenches" of ministry.

Rank #1: Episode 7: F. Leroy Forlines - The Birth of Reformed Arminianism

Podcast cover
Read more

A key tenet in the Free Will Baptist movement is what influential theologians have deemed "Reformed Arminianism." Long-time professor at Welch College, Leroy Forlines, shares the story of the discovery--or rediscovery--of this theology.

F. Leroy Forlines is professor emeritus of Welch College, has authored several books, and other books have been written about his teachings:

Classical Arminianism

The Quest for Truth

Biblical Ethics

The Promise of Arminian Theology

The Apologetics of Leroy Forlines

Feb 17 2020

23mins

Play

Rank #2: An Interview with Welch College President Dr. J. Matthew Pinson

Podcast cover
Read more

Dr. J. Matthew Pinson provides an update on the current situation at Welch College and discusses how Free Will Baptists can continue to support the school and its students.

Apr 02 2020

11mins

Play

Rank #3: Ian Hawkins - Science vs. Christianity

Podcast cover
Read more

Dr. Ian Hawkins, chairman of the Arts and Sciences and program coordinator for Biology at Welch College, joins the Better Together Podcast to discuss the involvement of Christians in science, and how faith and science are actually compatible.

For more about educational opportunities at Welch College, visit www.welch.edu.

May 11 2020

25mins

Play

Rank #4: Jon Forrest - Church Isn't Meant to Be This Way

Podcast cover
Read more

Since the COVID-19 quarantine began, Jon Forrest has been working diligently to provide ministry content for youth and children as well as minister to his church community. One thing he has learned: church (and ministry) was never meant to be this way.

May 02 2020

20mins

Play

Rank #5: Boris Sarlabous - President of Cedars of Lebanon Seminary, Cuba

Podcast cover
Read more

During a visit to Cuba in early 2020, Dr. Eddie Moody interviewed Boris Sarlabous, president of Cedars of Lebanon Seminary in Pinar del Río. Boris shares about the Free Will Baptist work in Cuba and the ways we can continue to support them through prayer.

May 14 2020

10mins

Play

Rank #6: Danny Dwyer - Starting a Prayer Ministry

Podcast cover
Read more

Dr. Danny Dwyer, pastor and administrator of the Rekindle church health program, shares some helpful tips on how to start a prayer ministry in your church.

May 07 2020

16mins

Play

Rank #7: Episode 9: Ron Davis - Apologetics: What Your Children Need to Know

Podcast cover
Read more

Learning why we believe what we believe has to start sooner than ever before. How should we go about equipping our children to be ready for the doubts and questions they will face? Ron Davis joins us for this important discussion.

Ron started CORE Apologetics to help individuals embrace their identity in Christ; equip the heart & mind; and engage the culture with the gospel. He provides resources such as religious doubt counseling, the CORE Journal, and two-day mini conferences for college age/young adults called "What's Next?"

Episode 9 was recorded on location in Celorio Hall at Welch College.

Mar 02 2020

16mins

Play

Rank #8: Bonus Content: David Brown - Making Eternal Investments

Podcast cover
Read more

The Free Will Baptist Foundation exists to serve other ministries by providing financial management services. Services are provided through revocable trusts, endowments, and planned gifts. In 2013, the Foundation began offering a comprehensive estate plan for Free Will Baptist families.

In 2015, a grant program was piloted with $75,000 given to national departments and commissions. Those grants have now expanded to $500,000. Each year, any ministry connected to the National Association of Free Will Baptists is eligible to apply. Grant applications for 2020 are due March 15. More information is available here: FWB Foundation Grants Program

Mar 05 2020

19mins

Play

Rank #9: Bonus Content: Tim & Amanda York - Ministering to the Deaf Community

Podcast cover
Read more

Serving deaf people in a local church or community is rarely thought of. Christ cares for them, and we should too. But how can we go about it?

Tim and Amanda York serve with Free Will Baptist North American Ministries and have begun a ministry to the deaf population in Buffalo, New York.

They join the Better Together Podcast to discuss ways we can reach the deaf and minister to them. 

Feb 13 2020

12mins

Play

Rank #10: Pastor Tommy Swindol - Ministering in the Storm

Podcast cover
Read more

Pastor Tommy Swindol of The Donelson Fellowship in Nashville, Tennessee, describes how his church responded to the recent tornadoes in Nashville, and how they are continuing to minister to people in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 26 2020

18mins

Play

Rank #11: Dr. Paul Harrison, Author of the Free Will Baptist Catechism

Podcast cover
Read more

Dr. Paul Harrison, senior pastor of Madison Free Will Baptist Church, Alabama, and author of the Free Will Baptist Catechism, talks about why/how the catechism was developed, and how it can be used by churches and families to disciple.

Apr 15 2020

10mins

Play

Rank #12: Chris Davenport - Planting a Church in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Podcast cover
Read more

Chris Davenport and his family moved to Fredericksburg, Virginia, to plant a church. Their official launch service took place just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. They immediately turned their attention to serving and ministering to their hurting community.

Apr 29 2020

13mins

Play

Rank #13: Sandy Atwood - Family Faith Talks

Podcast cover
Read more

Sandy Atwood joins Dr. Eddie Moody to discuss the release of her new book, Faith Family Talks: 100 Discipleship Activities and Conversation Starters. This book is a great tool for family discipleship, especially during this time of social distancing.

Sandy has worked in children’s ministry since she was 12 years old. She is a wife, mother of four adult children and a grandmother of two adorable little ones. Sandy writes upper elementary D6 curriculum for Randall House She and her husband, Richard, are planting a church in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee.

Family Faith Talks is available to order through the Randall House Store

Mar 20 2020

14mins

Play

Rank #14: 2020 National Convention Theme - Overcome Evil with Good

Podcast cover
Read more

Announcing the theme for the 2020 National Convention: "Overcome Evil with Good." 

The theme is based on Romans 12:21, “Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.”

Further information about the convention, including the list of speakers, can be found at www.nafwb.org/convention.

Feb 12 2020

3mins

Play

Rank #15: Episode 12: Ron Hunter - Discipleship During Social Distancing.mp3

Podcast cover
Read more

Church and family discipleship may be challenging during this time of social distancing and people being confined to their homes, but it is as critical as ever.

Dr. Ron Hunter, Jr., executive director and CEO of Randall House, joins Dr. Eddie Moody to discuss the resources that Randall House and D6 have made available to families to assist in the process.

D6 app

Faith Family Talks: 100 Discipleship Activities and Conversation Starters

52 Creative Family Time Experiences 

Mar 23 2020

21mins

Play

Rank #16: Pastor Jeff Jones - Discipleship, COVID-19, and Expository Preaching

Podcast cover
Read more

Jeff Jones, pastor of the Hilltop FWB Church in Fuquay-Varina, NC, joins the podcast to describe one method of discipleship his church is using to encourage believers to read the Word. He also gives some discusses how his church is conducting services and ministry during COVID-19, and gives some helpful tips for expository preaching.

1:13 - Discipleship Program

13:24 - Ministering during COVID-19

18:52 - Expository Preaching

Mar 31 2020

24mins

Play

Rank #17: Missionaries Steve & Becky Riggs - Châteaubriant, France

Podcast cover
Read more

Steve & Becky Riggs minister with IM, Inc. in Châteaubriant, France. Becky was diagnosed with COVID-19 and describes her experience with it. The Riggs also discuss the situation in France with the current pandemic.

Apr 01 2020

19mins

Play

Rank #18: An Interview with Terry Motte, CT, BCPC

Podcast cover
Read more

Terry Motte, pastor of First FWB Church in Salem, Oregon, Certified Thanatologist, and Board Certified Pastoral Counselor, offers insight on how families can deal with grief and loss during COVID-19. He also gives some helpful advice to help us minister to those dealing with grief and loss during this time.

Apr 09 2020

20mins

Play

Rank #19: An Interview with Judge Phillip Whiteaker

Podcast cover
Read more

Judge Phillip Whiteaker, a judge in the Arkansas Court of Appeals and worship pastor at First FWB Church in North Little Rock, discusses how we can support and pray for our government leaders during this time, and how we can continue to be good citizens and neighbors to those around us.

Apr 08 2020

12mins

Play

Rank #20: An Interview with Katie Bryan, RN

Podcast cover
Read more

Please pray for our nurses and other medical personnel as they work on the front lines during the COVID-19 crisis. Listen to Katie Bryan, TriStar Centennial Medical Center nurse, in this edition that was recorded before the rise of the COVID-19 crisis. Listen to her heart for her patients and her motivation.

Apr 06 2020

14mins

Play

Dr. Gordon Penfold - Church Revitalization

Podcast cover
Read more

Dr. Gordon Penfold joins the podcast to discuss church revitalization and some of the steps pastors and churches can take toward becoming more effective and more healthy.

Dr. Penfold is co-founder of Turnaround Pastors (https://www.turnaroundpastor.com) and has worked with several Free Will Baptist churches and associations to train church revitalization leaders. #NAFWB

Oct 19 2020

19mins

Play

Prayers of Confession

Podcast cover
Read more

Listen to "Prayers of Confession" or read the blog and find all of our #Jeremiah29 resources at https://nafwb.org/jeremiah29/. #NAFWB

Oct 14 2020

3mins

Play

Dr. W. Jackson Watts - Prayer in Corporate Worship

Podcast cover
Read more

Every church includes prayer as part of their worship service, but is as much thought and planning put into it as the rest of the service? Dr. W. Jackson Watts joins the podcast with some ways churches can further prioritize prayer in public worship services. #NAFWB

Dr. Watts serves as pastor of Grace Free Will Baptist Church and is a member of the Commission for Theological Integrity.

You can a Guide for Public Prayer here: https://nafwb.org/site/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Guide-for-Public-Prayer.pdf.

Oct 12 2020

26mins

Play

Pedro Garcia - Ask and Wonder

Podcast cover
Read more

Pedro Garcia returns to the podcast to discuss his organization, Ask and Wonder. A former atheist, Pedro formed Ask and Wonder to encourage believers and unbelievers to have conversations about some of the biggest questions of life as they search for Truth together. #NAFWB

Find out more about Ask and Wonder: https://askandwonder.com.

Oct 08 2020

22mins

Play

Prayers of Adoration

Podcast cover
Read more

Listen to "Prayers of Adoration" or read the blog and find all of our #Jeremiah29 resources at https://nafwb.org/jeremiah29/. #NAFWB

Oct 07 2020

3mins

Play

Christopher Talbot - Biblically-Driven Youth Ministry

Podcast cover
Read more
Christopher Talbot, program coordinator for the Youth and Family Ministry department at Welch College, talks about combining various models of youth ministry together to center the focus on the gospel and the family. #NAFWB Christopher wrote the book "Remodeling Youth Ministry," available on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0997608714/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i1.

Oct 05 2020

23mins

Play

Celebrating Our Pastors

Podcast cover
Read more
October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Watch as Dr. Eddie Moody encourages each of us to celebrate our pastors for what they mean to our families, our churches, and our communities.  We will post a meme each Monday and ONE Magazine Facebook page will post an article each Thursday to help you support and encourage your pastor. Let's celebrate our pastors together! #NAFWB

Oct 01 2020

3mins

Play

Dr. Kevin Hester - Why Theology Matters: What Should the Average Person Know?

Podcast cover
Read more

Dr. Kevin Hester, dean of the Welch College School of Theology, discusses some of the "basics" of theology that every Christian should know and understand. #NAFWB

Oct 01 2020

17mins

Play

It's Time to Pray

Podcast cover
Read more
October's theme for the Jeremiah 29 Initiative is prayer. You can find the Bible reading guide, prayer calendar, and prayer journal at https://nafwb.org/jeremiah29/. #NAFWB

Sep 30 2020

2mins

Play

Rebekah Talbot - Shepherding a Child's Heart

Podcast cover
Read more
Rebekah Talbot, mother of three boys and owner of Rebekah Talbot Photography, talks about the ways we can intentionally parent our children through discipline and nurturing their hearts. #NAFWB

Sep 28 2020

24mins

Play

Daniel Webster - Setting Up a Worship Service

Podcast cover
Read more
Daniel Webster shares tips for worship leaders as they lead their congregation and work with the pastoral staff to build weekly worship services. #NAFWB Daniel serves as worship leader at Immanuel Church in Gallatin, TN and director of enrollment services at Welch College.

Sep 24 2020

24mins

Play

Questions to Ask When Applying Scripture

Podcast cover
Read more

Listen to "Questions to Ask When Applying Scripture" or read the blog and find all of our #Jeremiah29 resources at https://nafwb.org/jeremiah29/. #NAFWB

Sep 23 2020

5mins

Play

Doug Little - Worship the Way We Were Made to Be

Podcast cover
Read more
Doug Little joins the podcast to discuss a biblical theology of worship and avoiding a worldly perspective of music ministry.  Doug serves as chairman of the FWB Music Commission, who has launched a new resource site for worship leaders: https://www.fwbworship.com. #NAFWB

Sep 21 2020

22mins

Play

Dr. Matt Pinson - Welch College Rankings in U.S. News and World Reports

Podcast cover
Read more

Welch College President Dr. J. Matthew Pinson joins the podcast to discuss the college's recent rankings U.S. News and World Report's 2021 edition of "America's Best Colleges." Included in the rankings was "A+ Schools for B Students," in which Welch College ranked for the first time with only two other schools.

Read all about Welch's rankings at https://welch.edu/about/news-releases/.

Sep 18 2020

12mins

Play

Hurricane Sally - An Update From Florida Free Will Baptists

Podcast cover
Read more

Randy Bryant, promotional director for the Florida State Association of Free Will Baptists, provides an update the impact of Hurricane Sally on our churches and congregations. He also shares ways you can participate in relief efforts. From #NAFWB Disaster Response Coordinator Kenneth Akers: "We are hoping to organize and go to the Pensacola area the first of next week to assist with clean-up. Please consider going or helping financially. We are also working to provide supplies to the Louisiana area that was hit by the last hurricane. To provide financial help, send donations to: Master's Men DRT, PO Box 5002, Antioch, TN 37011 or donate online at fwbmastersmen.org. We have partners is GA and FL that will provide and distribute supplies, but we need to help provide funds. Please pray about what you can do!"

Sep 17 2020

10mins

Play

David Gibbs III - Developing a Safe Place to Worship

Podcast cover
Read more
Attorney David Gibbs of the National Center for Life and Liberty talks about steps churches can take to make themselves more secure and develop a "culture of prevention."  Find resources for church security at https://www.ncll.org or https://nafwb.org/churchsecurity/. #NAFWB

Sep 17 2020

30mins

Play

Wildfires Affecting the West Coast - An Update from Free Will Baptists in Oregon and California

Podcast cover
Read more
Dr. Eddie Moody is joined by Terry Motte, promotional director for the Northwest Association of Free Will Baptists, and Mike Kilcrease, promotional director for California Free Will Baptists, to discuss the wildfires raging through California and Oregon. They provide an update on our Free Will Baptist churches and what they are doing to minister to those affected by this natural disaster. #NAFWB As is mentioned in the video, Terry can be reached at tm1390@msn.com and Mike can be reached at Mike@mycafwb.org.

Sep 16 2020

20mins

Play

Hide the Word of God in Your Heart

Podcast cover
Read more

Read the blog and find all of our Jeremiah 29 resources at nafwb.org/jeremiah29.

Sep 16 2020

5mins

Play

Dr. Brad Ransom - Becoming a Welcoming Church

Podcast cover
Read more
Most churches think they are a "welcoming" church, but fail to think through many aspects of making guests feel at home. Dr. Brad Ransom, chief training officer for Free Will Baptist North American Ministries, discusses ways churches can help visitors feel at ease.

Sep 14 2020

26mins

Play

Sean Warren - Politics and the Art of Not "Throwing Shade" on the Gospel

Podcast cover
Read more

Read Sean's article in ONE Magazine: http://onemag.org/throwing_shade.htm

Sep 11 2020

20mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

39 Ratings
Average Ratings
37
2
0
0
0

Love this new resource.

By Caleb_Smith - Jan 15 2020
Read more
So excited for this new resource. Thank you!

Excited!

By Flossy1959 - Dec 12 2019
Read more
I’m anxious to hear from people involved in Kingdom work!