Sep 15

Episode 135: FTC Mailbag by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared and Ronni answer your questions in another installment of the FTC Mailbag. This time around they cover developing disinterested members into leaders, deciding which part-time positions to pay in the church, what qualifies someone to teach at a seminary, how to pastor congregants who don’t understand theological triage, and favorite podcasts.

Sep 1

A Step of Faith by Jason K. Allen

The journey will be hard, but it will be spiritually rich and eternally consequential.

Aug 11

Do You Love the People of God? by Jason K. Allen

Ministry service is glorious, but it can also be uniquely taxing, and only those propelled by a love for Christ and His church survive the long haul.

Aug 4

Episode 129: Managing Expectations in the Church by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz talk about those times in ministry when things don’t go as planned.

Jul 6

Jani Ortlund on Advice to Wives Whose Husbands are Starting Out in Ministry by Jani Ortlund asked Jani Ortlund, Executive Vice-President at Renewal Ministries, “What is a piece of advice you would give to women whose husbands are just beginning in ministry?”

May 20

Jason K. Allen on the Rising Generation of Pastors and Students by Jason K. Allen

Series: Conversations asks Dr. Jason K. Allen, President of Midwestern Seminary and Spurgeon College, "What encourages you about the rising generation of pastors and students today?"

May 17

I Wrote this Blog Post on Church Time by Jared C. Wilson

The reality for most pastors is that there is no such thing as “church time.” It’s all church time.

Apr 5

Pastors Must Be Well Thought of By Outsiders by Jared C. Wilson

A short post with some practical application of an often overlooked biblical requirement for qualified pastors.

Mar 9

Four Things to Consider in a Transition From Your Church by Mike Ayers

I recently resigned from a church that we planted in 1995 and that I pastored for 25 years. It was a huge decision and, while knowing some things going into it, I also learned some things from it.

Feb 26

Clint Pressley on Training Men for Ministry by Clint Pressley

Series: Conversations

What are some important components in training men for ministry?