Ministry

Oct 20

What “Able to Teach” Means and Doesn’t Mean by Sam Emadi

Remember, pastor, God requires clarity, not cleverness; doctrinal fidelity, not rhetorical flourish.

Sep 28

Building a Happy Ministry by Jared C. Wilson

None of these words of advice will ward off suffering. Pastors are broken people caring for broken people. But if joy is part of the fruit the Spirit promises to give Christians, we can identify the things we do have control over that only serve to stifle that joy.

Sep 17

Clint Pressley on Mistakes Beginning Pastors Make by Clint Pressley

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Lead Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, "What are some common mistakes beginning pastors make?"

Sep 15

What The Puritans Taught This Builder About Ministry by T.J. Tims

There is an urgent need to discern from many goods what will be best for building up the Church.

Sep 9

Are You Willing to Surrender? by Jason K. Allen

A willingness to go wherever includes a willingness to minister to whomever.

Sep 8

Dean Inserra on Successful Outreach by Dean Inserra

Series: Conversations

What’s been the most successful form of outreach your church has practiced?

Aug 26

Episode 91: John Starke on The Possibility of Prayer by

For The Church Podcast A Resource from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary On this episode of the For The Church Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with John Starke, Lead Pastor of Apostles Church in New York City and author of the new book The Possibility of Prayer, about the trials and joys of speaking to our heavenly […]

Aug 12

Episode 90: Remembering J.I. Packer (and Thoughts on Finishing Well) by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz reflect on the legacy of the recently departed theologian J.I. Packer and add some words of counsel for leaders on finishing well.

Aug 4

How Can I Care for Fearful Church Members? by Jonathan Rourke

The familiar voice of a pastor can bring peace in times of trouble. Your consistent ministry of the Word and love for your people create a strong bond.

Jul 29

Episode 89: Harold Senkbeil on The Care of Souls by

Jared Wilson talks with Harold Senkbeil — Executive Director of Doxology at The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care, fifty-year ministry veteran, and author of the new book The Care of Souls — about the heart and the practice of pastoral ministry.