Ministry

Dec 31

Jani Ortlund on Serving the Church as a Pastor’s Wife by Jani Ortlund

In this video, we asked Jani Ortlund, “Should pastors’ wives feel a burden to serve the church in a unique way?” 

Dec 27

Do You Desire The Ministry? by Jason K. Allen

There is no such thing as a pastor who knows only the burden of leadership or only the sweat of service.

Nov 19

Christine Hoover on What the Average Churchgoer Doesn’t Understand About Their Pastor by Christine Hoover

In this video, we asked Christine Hoover, pastor’s wife and author of Searching for Spring and Messy Beautiful Friendship, what the average churchgoer might not understand about their pastor. 

Nov 5

Prominence and Significance are Not the Same Thing by H.B. Charles Jr.

For many years, I served a church in the shadows of many so-called “megachurches” in my city. This was not a thing for me. I believed my congregation was, pound-for-pound, just as strong and healthy and fruitful as these larger congregations. But there were times when I felt the pressure to measure up to other […]

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

FTC.co 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?”