Ross Ferguson

Ross is an academic graduate online advisor and Master of Divinity student at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a member at Liberty Baptist Church in Liberty, MO.

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 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 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 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.

Oct 5

Episode 180: Brief Thoughts on Bivocational Ministry by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss the challenges of a bivocational pastorate and offer some advice on navigating the ministry circumstances well.

Sep 21

Episode 178: Spitballing on Cultural Engagement by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson talk about the tricky issue of the church “engaging the culture.” What should that look like? What should it not? From participation in Halloween to navigating cultural artifacts like movies, music, or even politics, what are some ways Christians should think about such things?

Sep 7

Episode 176: Raising Kids Who Love Jesus by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson talk about the discipleship of children, from family worship tips to church engagement and beyond.

Aug 24

Episode 174: FTC Mailbag Episode by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson open up the mailbag for another round of listener-submitted topics and questions, including: whether pastors are held to a higher standard, whether should disqualified leaders have their books removed, finding a rhythm for pastoral visitation, and more.

Aug 10

Episode 172: Preacher Pet Peeves by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss some things preachers do they wish they wouldn’t (and a few things they’re glad they do).

Aug 3

Episode 171: Sexual Purity in an Impure Age by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss pursuing holiness in the area of sexuality while the world around us seems to be on fire with impurity and temptation.