Podcast Episodes

Hosted by Jared Wilson, this podcast from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary features reflections and conversations aimed at encouraging leaders in gospel ministry.

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Jun 9

Episode 121: When Your Church Is Growing by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz offer counsel for leaders of churches experiencing numeric decline.

Jun 2

Episode 120: Patrick Schreiner on The Visual Word by Jared C. Wilson and Patrick Schreiner

For The Church Podcast Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Midwestern Seminary professors Jared Wilson and Patrick Schreiner discuss an exciting new resource for helping individual Christians and whole churches better grasp the meaning and depth of the New Testament Scriptures.

May 26

Episode 119: Counsel for a Post-Covid Church by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz offer some words of advice for ministers leading churches into the post-pandemic season.

May 19

Episode 118: Jeff Medders on Pastoral PTSD by J.A. Medders and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with Jeff Medders about the ongoing impact conflict, stress, and other ministry hazards can have on the mind, soul, and body of the local pastor.

May 12

Episode 117: What Would Revival Look Like? by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz discuss what it might look like when revival strikes your church.

May 5

Episode 116: Matt Smethurst on Deacons by Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with Matt Smethurst and talks about the important role of deacons in the church, even dispelling some misconceptions many may have when it comes to this biblical office.

Apr 28

Episode 115: Fruitful Elders’ Meetings by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz discuss what makes for good elders’ meetings.

Apr 21

Episode 114: Dave Harvey on The Plurality Principle by Dave Harvey and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with Dave Harvey, President of the Great Commission Collective, about the importance and the establisment of pastoral plurality in the local church.

Apr 14

Episode 113: FTC Mailbag by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

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.

Apr 7

Episode 112: Kyle Strobel on Prayer Becoming Real by Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with Dr. Kyle Strobel, a theologian at Biola University, about honest prayer.