What people need the most is a renewed perspective that hinges on a kingdom that is not of this world.
What does Gospel-Centered teaching sound like?
If you want to consider theological education, you must first consider if you are in Christ at all.
FTC.co asks Jeff Medders, Pastor of Redeemer Church in Tomball, TX: "What should a pastor do when his church is tired of hearing the Gospel?"
Laypeople have no biblical warrant to leave the duty of doctrine up to pastors and professors alone.
What can a young pastor do to start cultivating a healthy legacy?
Writing about the difficulty of pastoral ministry probably won’t ease the difficulty of pastoral ministry, but it will remind us that God has matured us more than we have measured.
The call of pastoral ministry is completed only when the body of Christ affirm that call as a pastor.
Instead of allowing our inadequacies to keep us from evangelism, we should allow them to propel us into it.
The basis for biblical interpretation begins with Jesus.
When pastors major on the urgent, we can inadvertently lead people to forget that “the word of our God will stand forever.”
Archaeology does not, has not and will never prove Christianity as a system of faith—nor can it disprove the textual evidence of the New Testament.
We asked Barnabas Piper: "What should pastors and their wives know about raising pastors’ kids?
Godly pastoral care is the overflow of love, an act of nurture, and an act of self-giving.
Measuring the success of one’s service based primarily on what we can see is deceptive because most of the fruit in our ministry is in things that are unseen.
I can’t help but wonder how different this might be if we made it a point to treat everyone like they are invited to the party.
Whatever our station in life, the Lord’s Table announces the Good News that we must neither wait for our victory, nor wane in our defeats.
You are undersized in the fight, but the Holy Spirit that indwells you is anything but.
A person who fears God more than anything is less likely to abuse God’s subjects.
Since we are commanded to gather together for the purposes of helping one another grow in love and good works, we shouldn't neglect that activity.
What difficult thing in your life has taught you the most?
Marriage is not sufficient for life and godliness. Jesus is.
FTC.co asks Noah Oldham, Lead Pastor of August Gate Church in St. Louis, to describe his sermon-writing process.
Not what. Who.
Words, even truth, not carefully spoken can damage relationships and cause division among brothers and sisters.
Ordinary things in the hands of an extraordinary God become the miraculous means by which He brings about His kingdom.
Teach people to be students of God’s Word, not students of your opinion.
What are some common mistakes worship leaders make?
One can be a godly man without being a pastor, but one cannot be a faithful pastor without being a godly man.
We are not running to Christ-likeness, we are running to Christ.
Following Jesus will often lead us directly toward what we do not understand.
FTC.co asks H.B. Charles Jr., Lead Pastor of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church, "How important is preaching to a local church?"
By reading what God has done, we gain insights into the character of God.
We are, like my children, desperately needy and utterly dependent upon God, not only to meet our needs but to sustain our faith and grow us into spiritual adulthood.
As pastors, we need to remind our elderly members that they’re not only loved by their Good Shepherd and Savior—they’re also loved and needed by his people.
The church is not simply a man-made tool that we use to advance the cause of Christ; the church itself is central to the cause.
FTC.co asks Don Whitney, "What should the average Christian's devotional time look like?"
Historically, great things happen when churches link arms.
When the pulpit isn’t held in high regard, sheep become malnourished by fast-food style preaching that contains little nutritional value.
The celebration for the individual is great, indeed, but the celebration is also meant for the church.
FTC.co asks J.D. Greear, Pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, "What difficult thing in your life has taught you the most?"
Fifteen myths about expository preaching that should be exposed to help the preacher rightly understand and faithfully practice expository preaching.
Either way, whether you choose books or digital, make the acquisition and assimilation of a good library a part of your ministerial journey.
Formally belonging to a local body of believers is God’s idea and not just a tradition or practical organization tool.
A conversation with Trevin Wax