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.
American evangelicalism has emerged in the 21st century not as a prophetic witness but as a political action committee.
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with Dr. Kyle Strobel, a theologian at Biola University, about honest prayer.
A short post with some practical application of an often overlooked biblical requirement for qualified pastors.
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz encourage churches to rethink some of the contemporary approaches to Easter services.
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; […]
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.
The fact that a new Christian happens to be famous does not mean they ought to be now held up as a Christian spokesperson.
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.
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.