On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson return to the popular “pet peeves” series and turn the tables! Instead of focusing on peeves about leaders, we look at some annoying habits in congregations, with warmth and affection, of course, and an eye toward how to better love our churches and their leaders.
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss the vital ministry of the church’s care for the poor and marginalized. Why is it important? What does the Bible say about it? And how can our churches better facilitate this ministry corporately and individually?
“The good news is, we aren’t high maintenance to Jesus.”
It’s another Mailbag installment of the FTC Podcast. This time Jared and Ross discuss listener-submitted questions on patriotic worship services, difficult books of the Bible, communicating to a church a pastor’s transition, discipleship with and for the disabled, how to know when one is ready to take a lead pastorate, and more.
Relating to the idea of Jesus can make you a smarter Christian, a nicer Christian, a more religious Christian, but it cannot make you a deeper, more joyful, or more authentically Christlike Christian.
Reunited and it feels so goooood! On this episode of the FTC Podcast, former co-host Ronni Kurtz returns as a guest to talk with Jared about Jared’s new book Friendship with the Friend of Sinners and the remarkable possibility of closeness with Jesus.
Has your Bible reading time grown stagnant? Feel like you’re in a rut or stalled out in some way? In this episode, Jared and Ross talk about some ways to reinvigorate your Bible study time, including a few ways they’ve personally experienced refreshing in their time in God’s word.
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared and Ross talk about how and why church business/member meetings sometimes go off the rails and how both leaders and laity can pursue greater unity and more peace in these important events in a church’s community life.
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, the guys discuss the different “annoying” types one finds in Christian social media spheres and then offer some brief words of advice on how to enhance one’s use of the platforms.
In this Mailbag installment of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson answer listener-submtted questions on life and ministry. This episode includes topics like the challenge of AI to ministry, how bivo pastors can manage preaching load, what to do with those “unteachable” members, how you shouldn’t discipline your church Eeyores, and more.