Books

May 17

Spurgeon’s Love of Poetry: An Excerpt from Christ Our All by Geoff Chang

Editor’s Note: This article is taken from Christ Our All: Poems for the Christian Pilgrim and used by permission of B&H Academic. The book is now available everywhere Christian books are sold. Spurgeon’s love of hymns began at a young age. Once, during a summer holiday, his grandmother offered him a penny for each Watts hymn he […]

May 9

Getting to the Glory: An Excerpt from The Storied Life by Jared C. Wilson

The sportswriter Red Smith was once asked if writing a daily column was difficult. “Why, no,” Smith replied. “You simply sit down at the typewriter, open your veins, and bleed.”[1] Admittedly, Smith’s observation is a little overwrought. But only a little. There is a way to write that costs the writer very little. And then […]

May 1

Episode 261: Books That Changed Our Minds by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson talk about the books that changed their minds about things big and little.

Apr 17

Episode 259: Why Stories Matter by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson talk about the importance of “story” as it pertains to our testimonies and to preaching and teaching, as well as the biblical and theological significance of the concept of story, before discussing Jared’s new book The Storied Life: Christian Writing as Art and Worship. The Storied Life, designed for writers and artists of all kinds, is published by Zondervan and is available to order/purchase wherever you buy Christian books. Order before May 7 and you can get access to Jared’s FREE teaching videos either for writers or preachers. More details at: www.zondervan.com/p/the-storied-life/

Jan 10

Episode 245: Resourcing Your Church by Jared C. Wilson and Jonathan Carswell

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with Jonathan Carswell, CEO of 10 of Those, to talk about the unique ministry of effectively resourcing the church, the state of Christian readership, the importance of physical media, what one thing to look for in a Christian book, and how Christian leaders can better equip their own churches for quality reading.

Sep 11

25 Quotes from *Friendship with the Friend of Sinners* by Jared C. Wilson

“The good news is, we aren’t high maintenance to Jesus.”

Aug 30

Episode 226: Friendship with the Friend of Sinners by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

Reunited and it feels so goooood! On this episode of the FTC Podcast, former co-host Ronni Kurtz returns as a guest to talk with Jared about Jared’s new book Friendship with the Friend of Sinners and the remarkable possibility of closeness with Jesus.

May 24

Episode 212: Drew Dyck on Christian Publishing, Part 2 by Drew Dyck and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, author and Moody Publishers editor Drew Dyck returns to talk about the ins and outs of Christian publishing, including plagiarism, ghostwriting, and more.

May 17

Episode 211: Books Every Christian Should Own by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

Get a pen and paper handy! You’ll want to write these recommendations down. On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss what ought to be included on every Christian family bookshelf.

Apr 12

Episode 206: What We Wish We’d Known in Our 20’s by Becky Wilson and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and his wife Becky talk about the heart and vision behind their first book together, Go Outside . . . and 19 Other Keys to Thriving in Your 20’s, available this May from Moody Publishers.