Stephen J. Wellum
Book Review: Against God and Nature, by Thomas McCallReview by Stephen J. Wellum | 06.25.2020
What is sin? And how does our answer to that question affect our understanding of the gospel itself?
How Does Penal Substitution Relate to Other Atonement Theories?By Stephen J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: The Heart of the Gospel: Penal Substitutionary Atonement | 08.20.2019
Penal substitution best accounts for why the divine Son had to die, and why he alone saves.
Four Questions to Ask about the AtonementBy Stephen J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: The Heart of the Gospel: Penal Substitutionary Atonement | 08.20.2019
It is only in viewing Christ as our penal substitute that we truly understand the depth of God’s holy love for us, the horrendous nature of our sin before God, and the glory of our substitute—Jesus Christ our Lord.
Answering 4 Common Objections to Penal Substitutionary AtonementBy Stephen J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: The Heart of the Gospel: Penal Substitutionary Atonement | 08.20.2019
At the root of every caricature of penal substitutionary atonement is a distorted doctrine of God.
Definite Atonement and Church MembershipBy Stephen J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: Ecclesiology for Calvinists | 02.05.2019
What does definite atonement have to do with church membership?
Can a Single Person Fully Image God?By Stephen J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Singles | 03.20.2017
Human marriage is vitally important, but it’s not permanent nor is it the only place where humans fully image God.
Book Review: Christ-Centered Biblical Theology: Hermeneutical Foundations and Principles, by Graeme GoldsworthyReview by Stephen J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: Lay Elders: A User's Guide - Part 1 | 11.13.2012
In this book Goldsworthy has once again done a service for the church, despite the caveats I raise.
Conversion, God, and the Whole SelfBy Stephen J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion | 02.29.2012
It is not enough to tip our hat to Jesus; we must experience God’s sovereign and gracious work in our lives . . . to repent and believe the gospel.
A Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum on Biblical TheologyBy A. Menikoff, A. Davis, G. Goldsworthy, P. Johnson, S. J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology | 03.01.2010
If there’s no steady diet of biblical theology, what do our churches and church members really lose?