Christian Life

May 31

Episode 213: How to Leave a Church by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss how Christians can leave a church wisely and charitably.

May 10

Episode 210: Jenny-Lyn de Klerk on 5 Puritan Women by Jared C. Wilson and Jenny-lyn de Klerk

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with scholar and author Jenny-Lyn de Klerk about what the lives of five Puritan women teach us about holy living and devotion to God.

May 4

Young People, Go Outside by Becky Wilson

Even if only for a few brief moments, develop a daily habit of walking away from whatever is demanding too much of your attention (especially if it is sinful) to go look at the sky. Your future self will thank you.

May 3

The Beatific Vision by Samuel G. Parkison

Series: Theology in the Everyday

What makes heaven, heaven is that there we shall see the face of God. That blessed vision is the culmination of all our godly enjoyments in this life, and the satiation of all our desire.

May 2

Go Outside: An Interview with Jared C. Wilson by Jared C. Wilson

Jared C. Wilson serves as Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Author in Residence at Midwestern Seminary as well as General Editor at For The Church. In his most recent publication titled Go Outside: And 19 Other Keys to Thriving in Your 20s (Moody Publishers), Jared and Becky Wilson share advice they’d give their younger […]

Apr 26

True Servanthood in the Footsteps of Jesus by Daniel Brueske and John Lee

Editor’s Note: This post is excerpted from A Ransom for Many by John J.R. Lee and Daniel Brueske (Lexham Press, 2023). This book is now available for purchase. We believe that the term “service,” as applied to the mission of Jesus, must be understood in a nuanced and refined manner. Its overuse in our era […]

Apr 26

Episode 208: Aaron Armstrong on Guiding New Christians by Aaron Armstrong and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with author Aaron Armstrong about his new book of counsel for new believers and how we all might help our new brothers and sisters take their first steps in the pursuit of Christlikeness. But first, a conversation about comic book movies! (If you just want […]

Apr 19

Episode 207: FTC Mailbag by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson dip back into the mailbag to answer your questions on Christian life and ministry. This week we cover when to inform congregations of a pastor’s theological shift, whether pastors should ever turn off their phone, whether husbands should confess their porn struggle with their wives, handing ministries off to a new generation, and more.

Apr 17

Anxious for Nothing by Jared C. Wilson

You may not comprehend all that’s happening to you, but you can remind yourself of the purposes of the One working it toward your eventual good.

Apr 9

On the third day He rose again — A Sonnet for Easter by Jason G. Duesing

In the mornings this year I’ve been re-reading a fourth century masterpiece. While Athanasius’s On the Incarnation is remarkable, it was C. S. Lewis who termed it a ‘masterpiece’ in his famous introduction to a new English translation of Athanasius’s work. As I read through the chapters of De Incarnatione Verbi Dei, I started summarizing each of the […]