On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared C. Wilson outlines numerous reasons a church should aim for simplicity in its programming, method, and mission.
Episode 19: The 5 C's of Preaching
What is the irreducible complexity of Christian preaching? What distinguishes preaching from lecturing? In this episode of the For The Church Podcast, Jared Wilson discusses 5 elements of Christian preaching that every pastor ought to embrace in reviewing if their sermon is pulpit-ready.
Episode 18: Dean Inserra
“Lost people don't go to a church because the band is awesome."
Episode 17: The Fine Art of Pastoral Listening
When listening to others, consider how God listens to you.
Episode 16: Jonathan Dodson
“I have this rare hope that Wall-E is not our future.”
Episode 15: The Prodigal Church
"The gospel is the only power for transformation."
Episode 13: The Curing of Souls
“Godly pastoral care is the overflow of love.”
In Episode 12 of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and author and teacher Jen Wilkin discuss the dynamics of community groups, discerning a teaching gift, why the prosperity gospel sells, the differences between men's and women's "learning styles," and why women's ministries are often so cheesy.
In Episode 11 of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Dave Harvey discuss vital ministry practices of preaching, counseling, applying the gospel to one's self, and the celebrity pastor problem.
Episode 10: Why Discipleship Matters
"Maybe our failure to disciple the converts we make is why we’re making fewer converts."
In Episode 9 of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and John Onwuchekwa discuss ministry and mission in urban environments, the declining numbers in the SBC, and what it's like for stutterers to make a living doing public speaking.
Is it really that big a deal to skip church?
In Episode 7 of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Barnabas Piper discuss curiosity, platform, pastors' kids, and what it's like growing up the son of John Piper.
In this episode of the For The Church Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with Miles Rohde, lead pastor of Redemption Spokane, which began as the Mars Hill Spokane campus prior to the collapse of that ministry empire, about what we can learn from Mars Hill's fall.
In Episode 5 of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Dr. Owen Strachan discuss Rod Dreher's book The Benedict Option and ask the important question, "What would it look like if Satan took over a city?"
Episode 4: Jonathan Leeman
“Churches seem to have lost track of what the Bible says about organizing our lives together.”
Episode 3: Preventing Ministry Burnout
"You might say your season of life does not allow for much rest, but you are setting yourself up for a disastrous next season."
Episode 2 with Matt Boswell
Matt is the pastor of ministries and worship and an elder at Providence Church. A native Texan, he grew up the son of a pastor. He has been leading worship and involved in church planting since 1995. His passion is to see our congregation engaged in gospel-centered ministry, and in this environment live out the great commission. He writes songs for congregational worship…
Episode 1: Matt Chandler
"If you can teach the Bible in a compelling way to 1st through 5th graders, you've got all the raw tools you need."