Jared C. Wilson

Jared C. Wilson is Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Author in Residence at Midwestern Seminary, General Editor of For The Church (and co-host of the For The Church Podcast), Director of the Pastoral Training Center at Liberty Baptist Church, and author of numerous books, including The Imperfect Disciple, The Gospel According to SatanLove Me Anyway, and Gospel-Driven Ministry. A frequent preacher and speaker at churches and conferences, you can visit him online at jaredcwilson.com or follow him on Twitter.

Aug 8

Thoughts on Becoming a Pastor (Again) by Jared C. Wilson

I have slept better in the last seven years as a non-pastor than I did the years previous. And as the three other recently voted-in elders and I took our pastoral oaths, I felt the heaviness settle back onto my shoulders. Not in an ominous or otherwise negative way; not at all. But simply as a sobering reminder of the noble task (1 Tim. 3:1).

Aug 3

Episode 171: Sexual Purity in an Impure Age by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss pursuing holiness in the area of sexuality while the world around us seems to be on fire with impurity and temptation.

Jul 27

Episode 170: Dean Inserra on What’s Wrong with Purity Culture by Dean Inserra and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Dean Inserra chat about Dean’s new book, “Pure: Why the Bible’s Plan for Sexuality isn’t Outdated, Irrelevant, or Oppressive.”

Jul 20

Episode 169: Worship Leader Pet Peeves by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss things worship leaders do that they wish they wouldn’t (and a few things they’re glad they do).

Jul 13

Episode 168: Chris Martin on The Real Cost of Social Media by Chris Martin and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with Chris Martin, author of the new book, “Terms of Service,” about the promise and peril of social media.

Jul 11

Nipping Gossip in the Bud by Jared C. Wilson

If we care not just about the reputations and well-being of our neighbors, but also the reputation of Christ’s body and the well-being of its members, we won’t give crooked speech an inch.

Jul 7

Episode 167: The Right Kind of Seeker Sensitivity by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss seeker sensitivity in a church. Is it ever okay? How and why?

Jun 29

Episode 166: Jonathan Dodson on The Unwavering Pastor by Jared C. Wilson and Jonathan Dodson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with pastor and author Jonathan Dodson about his new book, “The Unwavering Pastor”, and how ministry leaders can navigate this strange and trying new season with grace and endurance.

Jun 27

4 Thoughts on Spiritual Fatherhood by Jared C. Wilson

A spiritual father is not a guru. He doesn’t claim to have all the right answers. He just keeps pointing you to the One who does.

Jun 22

Episode 165: Knowing God’s Will for Your Life by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss how a Christian can know God’s will for their life.