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.

Preaching the Law

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 […]

Preaching Narratives

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, […]

The Secure Leader (Acts 29 Sermon by Stephen Um)

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 […]

Woodlawn: Friday Night Lights to Sunday Morning Pews

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, […]

Stephen Colbert on Being a “Fool for Christ”

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. […]

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 […]

Old Testament

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

New Testament