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.

Dec 7

Episode 189: Blake Long on Gospel Smugness by Blake Long and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with Blake Long about his book about displaying Christlike character in the practice of evangelism.

Nov 30

Episode 188: Youth Pastor Pet Peeves by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

Jared and Ross have let worship leaders and pastors have it. In this episode of the FTC Podcast, they take aim at what bugs them about youth pastors. Come for the grouchiness. Stay for the encouragement.

Nov 23

Episode 187: Andrew Hébert on Shepherding Like Jesus by Andrew Hebert and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with pastor and author Andrew Hébert about why more pastors don’t pastor like Jesus.

Nov 16

Episode 186: How Not to be a Jerk by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss how to approach relationships in person (and online) from a Christlike perspective.

Nov 9

Episode 185: Advent Civil War with Ronnie Martin by Jared C. Wilson and Ronnie Martin

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronnie Martin “go to war” over their new Advent devotionals and talk about the goodness of meditating on the grace of Christ during this holiday season.

Nov 2

Episode 184: FTC Mailbag by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

This episode of the FTC Podcast brings another installment of the regular mailbag feature. Today’s questions and topics include: advice to a young pastor, building healthy ministry boundaries, if the Billy Graham Rule applies to social media, finding a mentor in the church, and what exactly is an Author in Residence?

Oct 26

Episode 183: Justin Buzzard on Ministry in Silicon Valley by Jared C. Wilson and Justin Buzzard

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, we continue an occasional series on diverse missional contexts, as Jared Wilson interviews church planter and author Justin Buzzard about gospel ministry in the Silicon Valley of California.

Oct 25

Pastor, Your Body Keeps the Score by Jared C. Wilson

Series: Pastoral Ministry Collection

The emotional and spiritual weight of normal ministry is very heavy by itself. Good pastors take seriously the reality that they are responsible for the souls of their flocks, that they will give an account for all the precious people stewarded to them. Add to that normal weight conflict, harsh treatment, gossip, false accusations, weaponized disappointments, the frequent loneliness of leadership, financial stressors, and the like, and — well — the pastor’s body will keep the score.

Oct 20

3 Ways to Turn Against Your Pastor by Jared C. Wilson

Series: Pastoral Ministry Collection

These dangers are possible in every church, because every church is made up of sinners — both pastors and laypeople alike.

Oct 19

Episode 182: Having Difficult Conversations by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson talk about having those hard conversations we love to avoid with friends, family, and fellow church members.