All posts by Mark Jeong

Mark was born in South Korea, but grew up in the humble state of New Jersey. Mark's passion is to grow in his love for God and his neighbor as he learns to read both the Bible and the world in light of each other. He and his wife currently reside in New York City.

When Faith is Not Enough

What do we do when our faith in God's promises fails us? When His promises sound too good to be true against the backdrop of our broken lives?

/ October 11, 2016

When Your Christian Parents Don’t Want You to Follow Christ

We expect opposition to our calling to ministry, but what do we do when that opposition comes from our own Christian parents?

/ July 5, 2016

Political Correctness

Guest blogger Rachel Stanton shares her thoughts on how Christians should approach the subject of "Political Correctness." Should Christians eschew the notion as a product of liberal media bias? Should we embrace it?

/ May 6, 2016

Aziz Ansari’s “Modern Romance”, Christ’s Covenantal Love

What ideas do mobile dating apps carry within them? How have these ideas shaped how we pursue love? And how can we reflect on the ideology beneath these tools to use them with more discernment?

/ April 18, 2016

A Willingness to Listen

Making your church more diverse is about more than just adding another shade to your elder board. It often means having a willingness to learn and be challenged by opposing viewpoints.

/ March 16, 2016

The Day I Saw Jesus

One day, when Mark was apathetic to the things of God, he saw Jesus, and his life was changed forever.

/ February 24, 2016

The Gospel of Esau

What does an obscure list of the descendants of Esau in Genesis 36 have to do with your life? How could it possibly relate to the gospel?

/ January 25, 2016

Life in the Trenches

Many of us approach our sanctification from the perspective of a monk. How can we recover a Christ-centered sanctification for everyday life?

/ January 4, 2016

Reading the Margins – 12.18.2015

What we saw or read this week: Jeremy Lin grapples with teenage experience of academic pressure, the debate over Larycia Hawkins, and the worldview of Star Wars.

/ December 18, 2015

Does God Redeem Us from Our Culture? (Part 2)

Since God has redeemed us out of our cultures, how then are we to live? Mark Jeong shows a third way between assimilation and rejection of culture.

/ December 14, 2015