Life on Mission 2016 Conference with Erik Raymond

This coming March, Westgate Church of Weston, Massachusetts is hosting their third annual conference on “Life on Mission”. The main speaker this year will be Erik Raymond. Erik Raymond was born and raised in Massachusetts. He moved to Omaha while in the Air Force. And it was through a faithful co-worker that God brought the […]

Adopting the Discipline of Prayer

Whenever I get on YouTube, I always have “recommended videos” that pop up on the home page. As of lately, the videos tend to be that of Will Ferrell’s funniest moments, soccer highlights of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, impossible frisbee tosses, some way of cutting some type of vegetable, and some bow hunting videos. One of the […]

Preaching Narratives

Reformed Answers posed a question to Pastor Um about how to preach narratives. The question was: What is story completion, and how does it help us preach through the narrative sections of scripture? Here is a short excerpt of his answer while the full article can be found here: Again, when we’re looking at another gospel piece, […]

The Secure Leader (Acts 29 Sermon by Stephen Um)

This past month, Pastor Stephen Um went to preach at the Acts 29 Conference in Dallas. Alongside him preaching were Matt Chandler, Doug Logan, Scotty Smith, and Steve Timmis. The conference theme came from 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. It is clear from both 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1 that there is nothing extraordinary about […]