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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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.

Mar 31

Episode 111: Exceptionalizing Easter by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz encourage churches to rethink some of the contemporary approaches to Easter services.

Mar 24

Episode 110: 6 Books Every Pastor Should Read by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz discuss six books they recommend every pastor read to equip them with a deeper theology and greater pastoral sensibility for the rigorous work of ministry.

Mar 10

Episode 109: Billy Hallowell on Playing with Fire by Billy Hallowell and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with journalist Billy Hallowell about spiritual warfare, demonic activity, and Hallowell’s new book Playing with Fire.

Mar 3

Episode 108: Gospel-Driven Ministry by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this week’s episode, Jared and Ronni discuss what exactly makes a ministry “gospel-driven,” as they dig into the substance and themes of Jared’s new book for pastors and aspiring pastors.

Feb 24

Episode 107: Barnabas Piper on Hoping for Happiness by Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson chats with Barnabas Piper, Director for Community at Immanuel Church in Nashville, Tennessee, about the place of happiness in the Christian life.

Feb 17

Episode 106: Jordan Wilbanks on the Church-Seminary Relationship by Jared C. Wilson and Jordan Wilbanks

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with Jordan Wilbanks, Director of Church Partnerships at Midwestern Seminary, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the church-seminary relationship in the training of young leaders for ministry.

Feb 10

Episode 105: Nancy Guthrie on God in Our Emptiness by Jared C. Wilson and Nancy Guthrie

In this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with author and Bible teacher Nancy Guthrie about the many ways our God ministers to us in the midst of dry seasons, lonely feelings, and profound senses of emptiness.