D.Min Course Offering Featuring CGC Staff Members

This Spring, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary will offer a new Doctor of Ministry track, The Gospel in Church & Culture, which will be taught by Dr. Stephen Um and Dr. Richard Lints.   More information regarding this track:   The track takes place over three years, with one two-week residency per year. Each residency addresses a […]

Sermon Labs

    Purpose: The Center for Gospel Culture exists to establish the centrality of the gospel as the basis for developing a gospel culture worldview in renewing every dimension of an individual's life so that individuals would be able to think, act, and live in line with the truth of the gospel (Gal. 2:14). Therefore, we are beginning a new initiative, Sermon Labs, which […]

Winter’s Bone and Catechesis as Survival

  In recent months evangelicals have heard a fresh call toward the renewal of the practice of catechesis. Particularly important in this regard is J.I. Packer and Gary Parrett’s Grounded in the Gospel. Therein, the authors define catechesis as “the church’s ministry of grounding and growing God’s people in the Gospel and its implications for […]

Theology in the Church

Pastors, not professors, should be setting the theological agenda of the church. This is, of course, a loaded statement, and one that requires more nuance than I’ll be able to give it here. But I stand by it nonetheless. As a pastor who cares deeply about theology, I’ve become convinced that the present bifurcation between […]

Charles Simeon Website

On January 1, 2011, http://www.charlessimeon.com, becomes the only website entirely devoted to evangelical divine, Charles Simeon. Simeon (1759-1836) was pastor of Holy Trinity Church and a fellow of King's College Cambridge, England for 54 years.  During that time God used Simeon to introduce campus ministries to Cambridge University as well as the Evangelical revival to […]