Episode 139: Scott Thomas on The Gospel-Shaped Leader

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with Scott Thomas, Executive Pastor of Immanuel Church in Nashville, Tennessee, about gospel-shaped leadership, the importance of emotional intelligence and self-awareness among ministers, and Scott’s own time pastoring at Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington and what he learned from its implosion.



Episode 138: Headlines

This episode of the FTC Podcast features another installment of the recurring Headlines feature, with Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz talking this week about the Rise and Fall of Mars Hill podcast and the recent firing of Daniel Darling from the National Religious Broadcasters.



Episode 137: Scott Keith on Friendship

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Scott Keith, Prof. of Theology at Concordia University, about the ins and outs of Christian friendship and Dr. Keith’s new collection of essays on the subject.



Episode 136: Love Me Anyway

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz talk about the depth and wonder of God’s love, what it takes to experience this love, and Jared’s new book on the subject.



Episode 135: FTC Mailbag

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared and Ronni answer your questions in another installment of the FTC Mailbag. This time around they cover developing disinterested members into leaders, deciding which part-time positions to pay in the church, what qualifies someone to teach at a seminary, how to pastor congregants who don’t understand theological triage, and favorite podcasts.



Episode 134: Raleigh Sadler on Human Trafficking

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with Raleigh Sadler, founder and president of Let My People Go and author of the book Vulnerable: Rethinking Human Trafficking, about the misconceptions we often have about the problem of trafficking and how we can help.



Episode 133: Mistakes New Preachers Make

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz discuss some common errors made by new or younger preachers.



Episode 132: Chad Bird on The Christ Key

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with scholar and author Chad Bird about reading the Old Testament in a Christ-centered way.



Episode 131: Christianity and UFOs

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz talk about the renewed interest in the UFO phenomenon and its implications for Christians and Christian belief.



Episode 130: Matthew Barrett on the Simple Trinity

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson sits down with MBTS colleague Dr. Matthew Barrett to talk about the importance of Trinitarian theology for pastoral ministry, the orthodoxy of simplicity, what’s up with the EFS debate, and more.