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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Jul 21

Episode 127: What Does it Mean to be Gospel-Centered? by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz break down the implications of gospel-centrality beyond the buzzword.

Jul 14

Episode 126: Sho Baraka on Shepherding Culture-Makers by Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with artist and author Sho Baraka about his new book and about creativity and culture-making by and in the Church.

Jul 7

Episode 125: FTC Mailbag by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared and Ronni answer your questions in another installment of the FTC Mailbag. This time around they cover pastors who badmouth former congregations, how to find godly mentors, pastors balancing community involvement with local church ministry, pastoring people through midlife, and beginning replant conversations with dying churches.

Jun 30

Episode 124: Gretchen Ronnevik on Spiritual Disciplines for the Spiritually Exhausted by Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with writer Gretchen Ronnevik about grace-driven discipleship and how the spiritual disciplines don’t need to be legalistic burdens for those who are already spiritually worn out.

Jun 23

Episode 123: When Your Church Isn’t 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 16

Episode 122: Dean Inserra on Getting Over Yourself by Dean Inserra and Jared C. Wilson

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with pastor and author Dean Inserra about the new kind of prosperity gospel, expressive individualism, and a gospel-centered response to these challenges in the church.

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.