From Matt Smethurst at The Gospel Coalition: “Since our world is becoming more urban, there is an undeniably strategic need for healthy gospel churches in cities,” observes [Stephen] Um, pastor of Citylife Presbyterian Church in Boston and co-author of Why Cities Matter: To God, the Culture, and the Church [interview]. Nevertheless, he insists, just because cities matter does […]
Recently, The Gospel Coalition asked Stephen Um and Justin Buzzard, authors of Why Cities Matter, to sit down with Jon Dennis, author of Christ + City, to discuss the strategic importance of cities for gospel mission. Listen in on their conversation:
“We need eyes to see the connections of scripture.” Here Stephen Um and Richard Lints address reading the bible in its entirety and seeing transcending themes wholly throughout.
Stephen Um and Richard Lints on the idols of our hearts. What is your functional deity? Is the thing that your worshipping deserving of your worship? Watch Stephen Um and Richard Lints discuss and define the nature of idolatry, then and now.
Stephen Um and Richard Lints continue to think through reading scripture with a one story plot line. They take it a step further in this video discussing the importance of and responsibility to preach the bible holistically.
Continuing with our interview series with D.A. Carson, in this clip we ask him: What are your thoughts about where the controversies on justification are headed?
Continuing with our interview series with D.A. Carson, in this clip we ask him: Why is the unity of the evangelical movement both of greater concern today and also more fragile today?
We enjoy the chance to share with you a special interview series with a preeminent scholar, D.A. Carson. He sat down with us and provided answers richly honest and thoughtful. Here in this clip, we ask him the question: What would be the fate of biblical theology going forward?
- Christian Living