Mathew Sims

Mathew B. Sims authored A Household Gospel: Fulfilling the Great Commission in Our Homes and We Believe: Creeds, Confessions, & Catechisms for Worship (as well as worship guides for each Protestant tradition) and contributed in Make, Mature, Multiply (GCD Books). He completed over forty hours of seminary work at Geneva Reformed Seminary. He also works as the managing editor at Gospel-Centered Discipleship and the project manager for CBMW’s journal. Mathew offers freelance editing, book formatting, and cover design services. He is a member at Downtown Presbyterian Church in Greenville, SC.

Working and the Image of God

The Daily Grind The sound of the rainforest draws me out of my sleep. It’s actually synthetic sound coming from an app on my smartphone. It’s claim to fame is that it slowly wakes you up so that you don’t crash out of your sleep cycle into the daily grind. More...

Eating Stories for Life

Eating Stories for Life

“We are narrative creatures, and we need narrative nourishment—narrative catechisms." —N. D. Wilson Many of my earliest childhood memories revolve around stories. My parents read to me a good bit. Many of these books were passed down to me and I now read them to my...

Spiritual Growth Series: Gospel Discipline

Editors Note: This is a new series on spiritual growth designed to help our readers understand how to grow in Christ. Dave wrote the first post in this series on the blessing of the spiritual disciplines. Joey Cochran wrote the second post in this series on the four...

Spiritual Growth Series: Journaling

Editors Note: This is a new series on spiritual growth designed to help our readers understand how to grow in Christ. Dave wrote the first post in this series on the blessing of the spiritual disciplines. Joey Cochran wrote the second post in this series on the four...

Sanctification Series: Assurance

Sanctification Series: Assurance

Editors Note: This is a new series on sanctification designed to help our readers understand what sanctification is and how to grow in Christ. Mike Boling wrote the first post in the sanctification series looking at spiritual warfare and the armor of God. Dave wrote...

Gospel Series: Justification: The Gospel of Peace

Gospel Series: Justification: The Gospel of Peace

Many evangelical churches truncate the gospel. They focus primarily on the benefits of the gospel for us. They explore the depths of our salvation, but rarely talk about Creation, Fall, or Consummation. Salvation is a crucial act in the gospel story as we explored...

Church Series: The Church: Gospel, Worship, & Mission

Church Series: The Church: Gospel, Worship, & Mission

In the time of the Reformation, the church local was at the center of every day life. The church and state were in bed together and so, in one sense, some questions about the church couldn’t be asked, but, in another very real sense, they didn’t need to be asked. Part...

The Love Series: God So Loved

The Love Series: God So Loved

In December, my third daughter was born. The birth of a child is such a surreal experience. I’m amazed every time I witness the birth of one of my children. You would think it might become ordinary, but it never has for me. On the one hand, I know what to expect, but,...