Gospel Shaped Mercy

Stephen Um’s latest work, Gospel Shaped Mercy, is now available! This is a great resource for all who are interested in discovering how the gospel impacts and shapes our understanding of mercy. Take a look at the following trailer. For more information about the book and for purchase, click here.

Cyber Monday Deals

One of the great things that God has done with the Christian faith is put pens to papers. There are many men and women that God has raised up to help us know Him more by writing great books. Today, which is obvious to almost all, is “Cyber Monday”. So, here are some of the […]

The Sequel to J.I. Packer’s ‘Knowing God’ (TGC Excerpt)

I first read J.I. Packer’s Knowing God in December 2011. It would be minimal to say that Packer greatly helped me come to know God. Like many Christians, J.I. Packer has given us a book that greatly opened up the Scriptures to show us the attributes of God. Recently, Mark Jones, pastor of Faith Vancouver Presbyterian […]

New Commentary on 1 Corinthians by Stephen Um

Pastor Stephen Um of City Life Presbyterian in Boston is coming out with a new commentary on 1 Corinthians. This new Crossway series of commentaries is called Preaching the Word and it is headed by R. Kent Hughes. This set of commentaries cover almost every book of the New Testament and many of the Old Testament. The commentary of […]

“Identity and Idolatry: The Image of God and its Inversion” by Richard Lints

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” (Genesis 1:27) Genesis 1:26-27 has served as the locus of most theological anthropologies in the central Christian tradition. However, Richard Lints observes that too rarely have these verses been understood as conceptually interwoven […]

Eternity Changes Everything: An Interview with Stephen Witmer

Stephen Witmer is the Pastor of Pepperell Christian Fellowship in Pepperell, MA and teaches New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He agreed to answer some questions for us about his new book Eternity Changes Everything: How to live now in the light of your future (The Good Book Company). CGC: You’ve written a book called […]

An Award Winning Resource: Why Cities Matter

Cities Matter We live in a unique moment in history. More people live in urban centers today than ever before, which means there’s an unprecedented opportunity to influence the world through the church in the city. In Why Cities Matter: To God, the Culture, and the Church (excerpt), urban pastors Justin Buzzard and Stephen Um lay out […]

Mr. Ives’ Christmas (Book Review)

There is rarely apathy when it comes to Christmas. People tend to either love the season–soaking up all that comes with it–or dread it for its painful reminders of broken families and other assorted pains. This tension was clearly understood by Oscar Hijuelos, a recently-deceased, under-sung author profiled in a recent New York Times feature. […]

Old Testament

  • Daniel
  • Hosea
  • Joel
  • Amos
  • Obadiah
  • Jonah
  • Micah
  • Nahum
  • Habakkuk
  • Zephaniah
  • Haggai
  • Zechariah
  • Malachi

New Testament