Jared C. Wilson

Jared C. Wilson is Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Spurgeon College, 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 Pastor’s Justification, The Imperfect DiscipleThe Gospel According to Satan, and The Gospel-Driven Church. A frequent preacher and speaker at churches and conferences, you can visit him online at jaredcwilson.com or follow him on Twitter.

Apr 14

Episode 113: FTC Mailbag by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this installment of the regular Mailbag feature of the FTC Podcast, Jared and Ronni discuss listener-submitted questions, including first steps for new believers, the timing of children’s baptisms, sermon prep schedules, and building theological interest in a church without intimidating them.

Apr 12

If the Church Will Have Glory, It Must Come from God by Jared C. Wilson

American evangelicalism has emerged in the 21st century not as a prophetic witness but as a political action committee.

Apr 7

Episode 112: Kyle Strobel on Prayer Becoming Real by Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with Dr. Kyle Strobel, a theologian at Biola University, about honest prayer.

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 31

Episode 111: Exceptionalizing Easter by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz encourage churches to rethink some of the contemporary approaches to Easter services.

Mar 29

The Resurrection’s Higher Math by Jared C. Wilson

And Sadducees came to him, who say that there is no resurrection. And they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife, but leaves no child, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. There were seven brothers; […]

Mar 24

Episode 110: 6 Books Every Pastor Should Read by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz discuss six books they recommend every pastor read to equip them with a deeper theology and greater pastoral sensibility for the rigorous work of ministry.

Mar 22

When God Saves a Celebrity by Jared C. Wilson

The fact that a new Christian happens to be famous does not mean they ought to be now held up as a Christian spokesperson.

Mar 15

Lemuel Haynes and The Right Preaching of Justice by Jared C. Wilson

At once a Christian may feel drawn toward a sub-gospel approach to justice issues, in which doctrine takes a back seat to human concerns of flourishing and liberation, or equally drawn toward a non-applicational theology that divorces the gospel from its social implications. Haynes is a model way out of this false dichotomy.

Mar 10

Episode 109: Billy Hallowell on Playing with Fire by Billy Hallowell and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with journalist Billy Hallowell about spiritual warfare, demonic activity, and Hallowell’s new book Playing with Fire.