Jared Bumpers

Dr. Jared Bumpers is the Director of Student Life and Events at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Spurgeon College. He received his PhD in Preaching from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Kimberly and has four kids: McCartnie, Rush, Maverick, and Jett.

Jan 26

Jared Bumpers on What Percentage of a Church’s Preaching Should be Expository by Jared Bumpers

FTC.co asks Jared Bumpers, Director of Student Life and Assistant Professor of Preaching and Ministry, “What percentage of a church’s preaching should be expository?”

Aug 18

FTC Preaching Guide: Jude by Jared Bumpers

Jude’s message of warning and encouragement is needed in the church today. May preachers pick up this book, study it, and preach it to their church for the glory of God!

Dec 4

Preaching for a Verdict: A Book Review by Jared Bumpers

Series: Book Reviews

If you preach regularly, you should read this book.

Dec 6

Ministry Isn’t an Individual Sport by Jared Bumpers

Is your ministry an individual sport or a team sport?

Oct 18

Ministry Isn’t an Individual Sport by Jared Bumpers

Ministry should be a team effort, not an individual endeavor.

Sep 17

Slaying the Sin of Pride in the Pulpit by Jared Bumpers

Preachers, when you feel the subtle pull to draw attention to yourself, run to the cross and let yourself be humbled.

Sep 5

Respect Your Pastors by Jared Bumpers

Our exposure to great preachers and leaders inadvertently leads to us to fail to appreciate those in our own church who are over us and admonish us.

Feb 9

You Can’t Relocate Away from Sin by Jared Bumpers

One of the most frustrating aspects of counseling students is the response of many parents. As I try to dig down to the heart issues, many parents want to rush to "relocate" their kids. The parents often think the solution is relocation: a new school, a "ranch" for extended counseling, or an extended trip to stay with family.

Jan 29

Preaching as Spiritual Warfare by Jared Bumpers

As preachers proclaim the gospel, they are engaging the enemy. They are mounting an assault on Satan's kingdom.

Nov 30

Jesus Is: A Greater King Than David by Jared Bumpers

As Christians, we look forward to the perfection or consummation of Christ’s reign, when sin will be defeated and we will enjoy the presence of God forever.