Culture

Jan 20

How to Think: A Book Review by Michael Abraham

Thinking is hard work, and Jacobs is a proven guide to help us learn. Give your time, energy, and vulnerability to becoming a better thinker. It will take conscious effort and a settled conviction, but it’s worth it.

Nov 2

Medical Marijuana and Christian Ethics by J. Alan Branch

Willie Nelson may be America’s most famous marijuana user. In a recent interview in Rolling Stone, he said: “It’s nice to watch [marijuana] being accepted — knowing you were right all the time about it: that it was not a killer drug. It’s a medicine.”[1] Nelson’s description of marijuana as “medicine” reflects wider confusion in […]

Oct 14

The Depressing Dead End of ‘Your Truth’ by Brett McCracken

We can choose the sources of where we look for truth. We can choose how we synthesize truth and apply it as wisdom in everyday circumstances. But we don’t get to choose whether or not something is true.

Oct 6

Episode 138: Headlines by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

This episode of the FTC Podcast features another installment of the recurring Headlines feature, with Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz talking this week about the Rise and Fall of Mars Hill podcast and the recent firing of Daniel Darling from the National Religious Broadcasters.

Sep 20

Attending FTC 21? Here’s What To Do While You’re Here… by Staff

We want to offer you our best suggestions for barbeque, food, coffee, and things to do while you’re in our wonderful city. 

Sep 8

Episode 134: Raleigh Sadler on Human Trafficking by Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with Raleigh Sadler, founder and president of Let My People Go and author of the book Vulnerable: Rethinking Human Trafficking, about the misconceptions we often have about the problem of trafficking and how we can help.

Aug 26

Christianity Can Be the Safest Space for Truth-Seeking Intellectuals by Brett McCracken

In a world where we increasingly walk on eggshells, Christianity can become a grace-filled haven for curious questioners, doubting dissidents, and anyone seeking truth in a world where partisan narratives take precedence.

Aug 18

Episode 131: Christianity and UFOs by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz talk about the renewed interest in the UFO phenomenon and its implications for Christians and Christian belief.

Jul 28

God Above All Governments by Jim Elliff

God did not mean this world to be our home or a place of perfect peace or satisfaction.

Jul 14

Episode 126: Sho Baraka on Shepherding Culture-Makers by Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with artist and author Sho Baraka about his new book and about creativity and culture-making by and in the Church.