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.
In January of this year, Stephen Um was invited to speak at First Presbyterian Church of Augusta. See below for his sermon, “The Inseparable Love of God”, based on Romans 8:31-39. View More 31 What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32 He who did not spare his […]
Whenever I get on YouTube, I always have “recommended videos” that pop up on the home page. As of lately, the videos tend to be that of Will Ferrell’s funniest moments, soccer highlights of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, impossible frisbee tosses, some way of cutting some type of vegetable, and some bow hunting videos. One of the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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