Stephen Um on Art, the Church, and the Gospel

Though The Gospel Coalition is known for their daily content and great conferences, they also do a great service to the academic world every few months when they publish Themelios. Just recently, Volume 37, Issue 3 of the journal was published. The latest issue includes D.A. Carson’s additional thoughts on the Intolerance of Tolerance, and […]

TGCNE Video Now Available

It’s been nearly two months since many New England Christians gathered together to consider and pursue “The Gospel-Shaped Life” at the The Gospel Coalition New England regional chapter’s 2012 conference. We were privileged to hear from Timothy Keller, John Piper, D.A. Carson, Stephen Um, and a host of other leaders. The audio for this event […]

Snapshots of Renewal: Redemption City Church

“Snapshots of Renewal” is a series in partnership with The Gospel Coalition New England that offers context-specific glimpses into the developing movement of the gospel in New England. This snapshot is provided by Juan Maclean who serves as the Lead Pastor and Church Planter of Redemption City Church in the South End of Boston, MA. Redemption City was […]

New England’s “Quiet Revival” at Slate.com

Over at Slate, Ruth Graham has published a piece surveying the “quiet revival” that many believe is happening in New England. In the article she draws on the perspective of New England pastors like Brandon Levering, Jeffrey Bass, and Stephen Um. Here’s an excerpt: The pastors who have come to New England say they come […]

Blurb-Worthy Books for “Black Friday”

Fall is the season for publishing and buying books. Having become (with the help of yesterday’s Thanksgiving holiday) consciously thankful for all that we have, most North American’s will express their actual dissatisfaction with the number of their possessions  by rushing out to purchase as much stuff as they can on “Black Friday.” Let’s admit […]

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Snapshots of Renewal: Sacred Journey Church

“Snapshots of Renewal” is a series in partnership with The Gospel Coalition New England that offers context-specific glimpses into the developing movement of the gospel in New England. This snapshot is provided by Todd Murphy who serves as the pastor of Sacred Journey Church (CRC) in Providence, RI. Sacred Journey was started in 2009 and is a part of the Acts […]

Snapshots of Renewal: Pepperell Christian Fellowship

“Snapshots of Renewal” is a series in partnership with The Gospel Coalition New England that offers context-specific glimpses into the developing movement of the gospel in New England. This snapshot is provided by Stephen Witmer who serves as the pastor of Pepperell Christian Fellowship in Pepperell, MA, and also as an adjunct professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological […]

Free TGCNE ’12 Conference Audio

It has been more than two weeks, now, since 1,200 Christians gathered in downtown Boston to celebrate the gospel and consider its necessary shaping influence on our lives. TGCNE ’12—The Gospel-Shaped Life—was an exciting, encouraging, and challenging event that gave all who were present the sense that God is doing a renewing work in the […]

TGCNE12 Praise

The Best of Times in New England

Over at The Gospel Coalition, Collin Hansen has a must-read piece about the development  of a cross-network movement of the gospel in New England. He observes, “These are the best of times for Christians in New England. The body of Christ in the northeastern United States is seeking unity, pursuing mission, enjoying growth, and tasting […]