Ronni Kurtz

Ronni Kurtz is an Assistant Professor of Theology at Cedarville University. Before moving to Ohio, Ronni was a pastor in Kansas City, Missouri for seven years where he also taught theology at Midwestern Seminary and Spurgeon College. He is the author of Fruitful Theology: How the Life of the Mind Leads to the Life of the Soul and No Shadow of Turning: Divine Immutability and the Economy of Redemption. You can follow him on Twitter at @RonniKurtz.

Apr 20

From the Archives — Episode 121: When Your Church is Growing by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, we’re going back in the archives to listen to Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz offer counsel for leaders of churches undergoing fast-paced growth.

Dec 29

Episode 149: A Year in Review by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz reflect on the past year of the For The Church ministry and look ahead to expected highlights in 2022.

Dec 15

Episode 147: FTC Mailbag by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz answer reader-submitted questions on leaving a ministry well, pros and cons of multi-site churches, the problems with “vritual reality” church, the trend of deconstruction, and more.

Dec 8

Episode 146 Developing a Pulpit Presence by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz talk about ways preachers can improve their sermon delivery.

Dec 1

Episode 145: Complications with Community by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared discusses some of the ways members can frustrate the experience of gospel-centered community in their churches.

Nov 17

Episode 144: When You’re Not Feeling It by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz those discouraging or even depressing seasons of ministry when pastors are tempted to phone it in, fake it until they make it, or even quit altogether.

Nov 10

Episode 142: Low Maintenance Church Members by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz discuss the blessing of low-maintenance church members — what they are and how to be one.

Nov 3

Episode 142: FTC Mailbag by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

This is another installment of the Mailbag feature of the FTC Podcast, where Jared and Ronni answer listener-submitted questions. On this episode, they cover how to speak the truth in love, how to respond when leadership overlooks a pastor’s moral failure, the best mistakes they ever made in ministry, short term mission trips, latest fiction […]

Oct 20

Episode 140: Making the Most of Your Bible Study by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz offer some pastoral counsel for the Christian’s daily time in God’s word, reflections on their own Bible study practices past and present, and encouragement for those struggling with daily devotions.

Oct 6

Episode 138: Headlines by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

This episode of the FTC Podcast features another installment of the recurring Headlines feature, with Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz talking this week about the Rise and Fall of Mars Hill podcast and the recent firing of Daniel Darling from the National Religious Broadcasters.