Author Archives: Dr. Stephen Kim

About Dr. Stephen Kim

Dr. Stephen Kim is the senior pastor of Mustard Seed Church in New York City. He has also served as Associate Director of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, NYC Extension Center. Pastor Stephen is the happy husband of one beautiful woman and the joyous father of four beautiful children. As a pastor and writer, he is passionate about accurately feeding Christians the Word of God: “Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his master has set over his household, to give them their food at the proper time?" (Matthew 24:45).

John’s Command to Divorce Remarriages

Understanding that we live in a high divorce rate society, this article merely scratches the surface on a potentially life-altering topic for many. If time permits, please listen to a fuller and more comprehensive 30 minute audio lecture of Dr. … Continue reading

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Teaching Boys to Kill

by Dr. Stephen Kim “The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name.” (Exodus 15:3) Three days ago, the White House announced that the president’s first budget will call for a historic $54 billion increase in military … Continue reading

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After-birth Abortion: An Evaluation and Critique

This post is my evaluation and critique of the following work: Giubilini, Alberto and Francesca Minerva. “After-birth Abortion: Why Should the Baby Live?” Journal of Medical Ethics, February 23, 2012. Context and Purpose           With Roe v. Wade nearly four decades … Continue reading

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by Dr. Stephen Kim “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.” (1 Cor 16:13) There is a profound shortage of “real men” in our nation. When I read verses like the one above, I can’t … Continue reading

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Imprecatory Psalms

by Dr. Stephen Kim As Christians, when we read of the atrocities committed by ISIS, there is a part of us that desires to pray imprecatory prayers. Imprecatory psalms are those psalms within the Bible that call God’s judgment, curses, … Continue reading

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1 Timothy 2:8-3:3

by Dr. Stephen Kim [8] I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling; Paul addresses each sex uniquely. He begins by addressing men. The “place” is describing the church—the gathered … Continue reading

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Book Review: Church Discipline

Book Reviewed: Leeman, Jonathan, Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus. Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway, 2012. 143 pp. $14.99. Reviewed by: Dr. Stephen Kim Churches all around us are folding to a ‘consumer-oriented’ ecclesiology. In our rush to plant … Continue reading

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