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.
Reformed Answers posed a question to Stephen Um about how to go about preaching the Law. The question: How does the concept of law reception help us preach through commands and other legal portions of Scripture? The following is an excerpt of Um’s answer and the full article can be found here. Well, God commands his people to […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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 […]
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