Episode 178: Spitballing on Cultural Engagement

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson talk about the tricky issue of the church “engaging the culture.” What should that look like? What should it not? From participation in Halloween to navigating cultural artifacts like movies, music, or even politics, what are some ways Christians should think about such things?



Episode 177: Brant Hansen on The Men We Need

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with radio host and author Brant Hansen about Christian manhood — its problems and promise — about godly ambition, toxic masculinity, and the like, as well as Asperger’s, mission, and more.



Episode 176: Raising Kids Who Love Jesus

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson talk about the discipleship of children, from family worship tips to church engagement and beyond.



Episode 175: Geoff Chang on Spurgeon the Pastor

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with his MBTS colleague Dr. Geoff Chang, professor of church history and curator of the Spurgeon Library, about his new book on Spurgeon’s pastoral ministry, implications for megachurches, and more.



Episode 174: FTC Mailbag Episode

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson open up the mailbag for another round of listener-submitted topics and questions, including: whether pastors are held to a higher standard, whether should disqualified leaders have their books removed, finding a rhythm for pastoral visitation, and more.



Episode 173: Ronni Kurtz on Fruitful Theology

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with friend and former co-host of the podcast Dr. Ronni Kurtz about his new book connecting the life of the mind to the life of the soul.



Episode 172: Preacher Pet Peeves

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss some things preachers do they wish they wouldn’t (and a few things they’re glad they do).



Episode 171: Sexual Purity in an Impure Age

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss pursuing holiness in the area of sexuality while the world around us seems to be on fire with impurity and temptation.



Episode 170: Dean Inserra on What’s Wrong with Purity Culture



Episode 169: Worship Leader Pet Peeves

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss things worship leaders do that they wish they wouldn’t (and a few things they’re glad they do).