Resource Library

Jun 17

A New Birth by Ross Ferguson

Everyone is born dead. Signs of life are evident—the ability to breathe, the pulse felt on our wrists, and an ever-increasing ability to understand the things of this world. Yet signs of death are lurking in the background. Death is seen in the disobedient child, in the small lies we tell each other, and in […]

Jun 14

What the Christian Does by Charles Spurgeon

Editor’s Note: Excerpted with permission from The Great Commission: A Sermon Collection by Charles H. Spurgeon, edited by Jason K. Allen. Copyright 2024, B&H Publishing. Available now from B&H and wherever Christian books are sold. What the Christian Does[1] I will take it for granted that every believer here wants to be useful. If he […]

Jun 12

The Missing Ingredient In Too Many Marriages: Joy by Tim Counts

Like cupcakes that are missing sugar, there are too many Christian marriages that are missing a key ingredient. This missing ingredient in too many marriages doesn’t mean it’s not a marriage, just as a cupcake missing sugar doesn’t mean it’s not a cupcake. But neither “tastes” good. When we realize that what is at stake […]

Jun 12

Episode 267: Awesome Dads of the Bible by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

In honor of Father’s Day coming up, the guys are bringing their short lists of the best dads in the Bible. We’ve got some curve balls for you on this one!

Jun 10

Unstoppable: Fuel for Service from Isaiah 40 by Davy Ellison

My wife, Tracy, and I had spent all day on a bus. We had just arrived in a rural town; we stepped off the bus into the pitch black; we weren’t completely sure which way we should be walking. But we could hear it. We didn’t know which direction the sound was coming from. We […]

Jun 6

Preach, Preach, Preach Everywhere by Charles Spurgeon

Editor’s Note: Excerpted with permission from Preaching: A Sermon Collection by Charles H. Spurgeon, edited by Jason K. Allen. Copyright 2024, B&H Publishing. Available now from B&H and wherever Christian books are sold. Preach, Preach, Preach Everywhere[1] “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He […]

Jun 5

Episode 266: Grab Bag! by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

A new installment in the Grab Bag feature, where Jared and Ross each bring two surprise questions for the other to answer.

Jun 4

Prayer and Evangelism Reinforce One Another by Joe Allen

Editor’s Note: The following excerpt is by Joe M. Allen III, published with permission from Before You Go: Wisdom From 10 Men on Serving Internationally, edited by Matthew Bennett and Joshua Bowman. Copyright 2024, B&H Publishing. Available now from B&H and wherever Christian books are sold. Prayer and evangelism go together like chocolate and peanut […]

May 29

Episode 265: Dealing with Criticism by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

We all swim in a sea of negativity every day, but how should Christians process and respond to specific criticism that comes their way? Whether pastors receiving criticism from their congregations or everyday believers receiving critical words from others, what’s the biblical response to hearing criticism?

May 22

Episode 264: FTC Mailbag by Jared C. Wilson and Ross Ferguson

Let’s check the mailbag! In the latest installment of the FTC Podcast’s most popular feature, Jared Wilson and Ross Ferguson discuss your submitted question and topics, including: positives and negatives of VBS, avoiding pragmatism, church mergers, disagreeing with a senior pastor’s ministry philosophy, can pastors have close friends in the church?, picking songs for Sunday worship, and . . . church potlucks? Yes, even a question on church potlucks. (Jared and Ross have strong opinions.) Listen in and submit your own questions/topics for the next mailbag ep via [email protected]

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