John Piper on Paris

Many have been rattled inside by the terrorist attack last week in Paris. It would be a concern if someone didn’t. The sight of seeing humanity rage in anger and hate against each other is a living nightmare. Especially in times like these, we are awakened to our need of God. We need God to […]

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, […]

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 […]

China Partnership’s “Conversations with Stephen Um”

China Partnership helps churches implement “Global-Local” missions. Global-Local missions happens when US churches make Global connections that make sense Locally. The world is very different today that it was in the 20th Century, and China Partnership helps US churches love and serve Chinese people Globally & Locally. For more information, see their Facebook page and website.  China Partnership […]

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 […]

Why Do Cities AND Rural Areas Matter?

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 […]

Um & Buzzard’s “Why Cities Matter” for $2.99!

For a limited time, you can get an e-book version of Stephen Um and Justin Buzzard’s Why Cities Matter for just $2.99 (foreword by Timothy Keller)! Click here to get the deal. Here’s what some others are saying about the book: “Recent years have witnessed a torrent of books on urbanization and on urban ministry. Many of […]

Stephen Um on the Power of the Gospel in Burgeoning Cities

Redeemer City to City has a new blog post from Stephen Um: “On Cities, Suburbs, and Countrysides: Part 2” In this second installment, Um addresses the great need created by rapid global urbanization, as well as the hope that we have in the power of the gospel. Here’s an excerpt: The need that the newly urbanized […]

Stephen Um on Cities, Suburbs & Countrysides

Redeemer City to City has the first in a series of posts from Stephen Um in which he considers how city-ministry enthusiasts and those who have been called to rural or suburban areas can set aside charged language and unhelpful dichotomies in favor of collaboration. Here’s an excerpt from “On Cities, Suburbs, and Countrysides”: Many […]

Old Testament

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

New Testament