Stephen Um takes us through the way in which we can understand the importance of diversity through the lens of the gospel. Diversity is not on the periphery but at the heart of the gospel. Why?
Jason Cook, Timothy Keller, and Stephen Um took the time during TGC 17 to have a discussion regarding gospel-shaped mercy. Watch the video to capture the vision for gospel-shaped mercy and its impact in our local churches. What Is Gospel-Shaped Mercy? from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo.
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.
The great London preacher Charles Spurgeon has once been remembered to say, “There is hardship in everything except eating pancakes.” As a heavier set man himself, we can only imagine that Mr. Spurgeon enjoyed God’s gift of food. On one hand, there is much to be said about gluttony (especially in light of Thanksgiving), but […]
For four months last year, I was able to be in a locker room with popular names such as Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Darrelle Revis, Vince Wilfork, Matthew Slater, and Julian Edelman to name just a few. Two weeks after the 2014 NFL Draft, I signed with the New England Patriots as a Rookie […]
Many opinions are made of the 16th Century Reformer Martin Luther. Most will know that he is the one who posted the 95 Theses, the spiritual shot heard around the world. Last weekend, we remembered that “shot” that Martin Luther delivered in the posting of the 95 Theses. But what else was it about Luther […]
Picture: (Jan. 29, 2015 – Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America) Last year, I had the privilege of being a wide receiver for the New England Patriots for four months during OTA’s, Mini camp, and almost all of preseason. As soon as I got there, the buzz about “Jack” was already looming. Naturally, I thought that Tom […]
This is an excerpt from a blog by Christopher Peters on October 23, 2015. Peters has served for six years as the founding pastor of Cross Creek Church (PCA), which meets in Hoover, a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama. He previously worked in campus ministry at St. Louis University and on the pastoral staff of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Homewood, […]
We are all familiar with the episode when Elijah the prophet called all the prophets of Baal (450 men) to Mt. Carmel. This was during the reign of the evil king Ahab and his wicked wife Jezebel. Here is the narrative, starting from 1 Kings 18:20: 20 So Ahab sent to all the people of […]
The following excerpt is originally from an article of The Gospel Coalition by Trevin Wax on September 29, 2015. To read the full article, click here. If, ten years ago, someone had told me that today I would be writing an article about the theology of a late-night talk show host, I wouldn’t have believed it. […]
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