Why are Christian movies so bad? On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss the state of Christian media and how it can be improved.
“I’m getting a new friend tomorrow!” This was the announcement my 5-year-old daughter had for me when I picked her up from kindergarten. She was absolutely sure she would have a new friend coming. This was kind of mystifying for me, for while I am aware that little kids make friends with an ease that […]
FTC.co asks Matt Smethurst, managing editor at The Gospel Coalition, “What are helpful diagnostic questions someone can ask to evaluate if they have a healthy relationship with social media?”
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson dig back into the ol’ mailbag and answer listener-submitted questions related to handling the departure of a beloved pastor, what first-year pastors should prioritize, performance-driven worship, when to leave the secular workforce and pursue a ministry job, and more.
I have often struggled understanding what I should leave up to God’s sovereignty and what is my responsibility. Some people emphasize God’s sovereignty in salvation almost to the exclusion of human responsibility. For example, when William Carey planned to go to India as a missionary, he was told by one minister, “Young man, sit down. […]
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with fellow Midwestern Seminary professor Dr. Patrick Schreiner about his new book on Christians bearing public witness in a politically crazy world.
Instead of running and hiding and creating masks with which to cover their nakedness, the Bible’s most exemplary saints shed their masks in favor of transparency and self-disclosure.
Some Bible verses lend themselves quite well to becoming a tweet, a “life verse,” or the inside of a greeting card. But when we read the Bible looking for catchphrases and mottos, we risk mangling the meaning of the Bible and invariably miss out on important truths. Two verses in particular have become slogans for […]
We are co-heirs with Christ, meaning all that Christ has received in his ascension, we have received. The realization of all that will not come until later, yet it is ours.
In this week that bookends Christmas and the new year, I hope you remember that Christ was not only the baby born for you and the man who died for you, but a boy who lived for you.