Oct 18

Episode 233: Rediscovering Prayer by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

Find it difficult to pray? Struggle with sluggishness or a wandering mind in your quiet times? You’re not alone. On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared and Ross talk about ways to reinvigorate our approach to prayer.

Sep 5

Are You Just in a Relationship with the Idea of Jesus? by Jared C. Wilson

Relating to the idea of Jesus can make you a smarter Christian, a nicer Christian, a more religious Christian, but it cannot make you a deeper, more joyful, or more authentically Christlike Christian.

Sep 12

Jesus is the Older Brother Who Does His Job by Jared C. Wilson

Jesus is the “true and better” older brother.

Jun 16

Above the Clouds, There is Sunshine by Brett Fredenberg

Series: Beholding and Becoming

Christians have a unique foundation for strength which has no rival. Christians can draw strength from the One with all strength, in whom there could be no true threat.

Jun 9

The Hierarchy of Self: From Alteration to Something New Altogether by Lydia Schaible

In our modern quest for identity, whether we know it or not, we are inserting ourselves into this thought experiment. We wonder, if my interests, passions, gifts, body, or relationships change, am I still me? Our thought process leads us into such confusion we can come to believe we can lose ourselves if we are unable to pursue our long-held desires. 

May 31

The Christian’s Confidence in Christ’s Compassion by Erik Rasmussen

The greatest example of the compassion of the Messiah came at the end of His earthly ministry. Christ’s sacrificial death on the cross for sinners is the culmination of His compassion, an action that allows Christians to be confident in their standing before God.

May 23

Proverbs 29:18 is Not About Vision-Casting by Jared C. Wilson

What if a leader’s good idea for church growth or success was not the vision Proverbs 29:18 had in mind?

May 12

Human Kind Cannot Bear Very Much Reality by David McLemore

This real world is the one to which Jesus came. Jesus entered our humanity. He became one of us, taking on flesh and blood, partaking of the same things as you and me.

Apr 19

Christ Our Door by Ethan Collins

The King himself stands at the door with open arms, ready to run out and meet the prostitute, the tax collector, and prodigals of every sort—welcoming them into the feast of love, joy, peace, and righteousness.

Apr 5

By Faith, Plant Sequoias by Bethany Melton

There are a lot of people in Hebrews 11 who trusted God with the seeds he’d given them — people who waited longer than forty years to see a harvest. The seeds they planted weren’t so much oak trees as they were sequoias that took centuries to root and branch.