Mobile No More

According to the April 2009 census bureau report, "35.2 million Americans changed residences between March 2007 and March 2008, the fewest number to move in one year since 1962." Colin Hansen of Christianity Today reflects on the reality of mobility and how even the "time of transience is itself transient." In this article, Stephen Um […]

God’s Unique Eschatological Identity

Words by: Joseph Hart Chorus lyrics by: Bobby Krier Music arranged by: Bobby Krier Lamb of God, we fall before Thee, humbly trusting in Thy cross be all our glory We own a perfect Savior, Only source of all that’s good, Every grace and every favor Comes to us through Jesus’ blood Comes to us […]

The Before and After Context of Our Lives

This is the Center’s definition of the Gospel. by Stephen Um & Richard Lints The gospel, which is robust and theologically thick, is more than simply the forgiveness of sins. The Center for Gospel Culture wants to be able to provide an inter-canonical, biblical-theological picture of what the gospel is on the grand redemptive story […]

Scandalous by D.A. Carson

The Center highly recommends this book:   "Don Carson has provided a rich, thoughtful, and theologically honest introduction of the person and work of Jesus. With the biblical fidelity, clarity, and wisdom we have come to expect from his writings, Carson provides a treatment of the ironies of the cross not merely as a literary […]

Resources by Stephen Um

Looking for some extra resources by Stephen Um? Click here for more of his resources at The Gospel Coalition's site. Topics include: Assurance of Salvation | Doubt | The Myth of Self Creation | Cain and Abel: Differences and Similarities | Faith Cycle | Leadership Development: Being Priests to One Another

Ministry and Revolving Doors

Stephen Um in his seminar at The Gospel Coalition 2009 conference provides a Gospel approach to ministry within urban mobility, addressing both realities and idolatries associated with urban influence and hyper-mobility- On Ministry and Revolving Doors: Practical Challenges and Ideas for Ministry in a Mobile Society.

Lamb of God We Fall Before Thee

Music arranged by: Bobby Krier and Justin Ruddy O come, O come, Emmanuel And ransom captive Israel That mourns in lonely exile here, Until the Son of God appear   Chorus Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel   O come, thou Dayspring from on high, And cheer us by thy drawing nigh; […]

The Greatest Need In the American Church

"I believe the greatest need for today's American church is for its individual members to make a radical commitment to the centrality of the Gospel as Christ's finished work for every aspect of their life and mission. We need to have the eyes of our hearts enlightened (Eph 1.18) in order to savor the supremacy […]