On this latest Mailbag installment of the For the Church Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson answer your submitted questions and topics. This episode features discussion of: pastoral priorities, church first impressions, thoughts on church “vision,” planting vs. revitalization, tailoring worship songs for generational attraction, how to know if you’re called to ministry, and what “threat” Christian nationalism might pose to the church.
What are some good questions someone should ask who is considering planting a church?
Don’t get tunnel vision on building something great for the Lord and miss out on what he wants to build in and through you.
What is the one thing you wish you’d done different as a church planter?
The central command of the Great Commission is to make disciples. Disciples are made in and through the efforts of the local church.
For The Church Podcast Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz do some “spitballing” on the topic of church planting, sharing some thoughts, concerns, and convictions.
What is the one thing you wish you'd done different as a church planter?
How can you plant a church if you don’t actually know what a church is?
FTC.co asks Jonathan Leeman, Editorial Director at 9Marks and an elder a Cheverly Baptist Church (Cheverly, MD): "I want to plant a church and take current church members with me. What do I do?"
What is the one thing you would say to the first-year church planter?