Resources by Drew Griffin

Drew Griffin is lead planter and pastor of Cross Church NYC and the Director of the SBTS Extension Center in NYC. He has written for the Council of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood as well as ERLC’s Canon and Culture blog. He and his wife Emily have a daughter, Charlotte, and reside in Manhattan.

May 6, 2015

Vehicles of God’s Pursuit

The Necessity of Persistence in Evangelism

I lived the first decade and a half of my twenty plus years as Christian burdened with the idea that my task in evangelism was two-fold: to preach and to bring about conversion. When I was faithful to the first task but unproductive in the second, I often experience debilitating discouragement. It is difficult for me to convey the freedom that washed over my heart when the burden of responsibility…

Oct 22, 2015

The Kingdom is Greater Than Its Appearance

Hope in the Small Things

If Christ the King has come, and He has proclaimed that the kingdom has arrived, then where is it?

Oct 10, 2015

Joy Comes in the Mourning by Drew Griffin

In order to have great heavenly riches we have to become poor in spirit; now, in order to find comfort, we must mourn.

Jun 1, 2015

Evangelical Engagement In Evil Times by Drew Griffin

Above all, preach unceasingly the glory of the Kingdom that is here and is to come; it is the only hope we have in these “last days.” We must all “do the work of an evangelist.”

Jul 4, 2015

Convicting Conversations

Apologetics and Waging War Within the Hostile Mind

The role of apologetics is not to engage the mind in order to sway it but rather to use worldviews to weave past the mind’s defenses and confront the rebellious soul with the gospel of Truth.  Once Christ is proclaimed as Lord within the conversation the person’s mind will engage in every manner of distraction to avoid confronting the uncomfortable truth that they are subject to a sovereign God.

Jul 12, 2015

Casting Upon a Caring Savior by Drew Griffin

God cares for His people from beginning to end, throughout all circumstances.  We do not rely on an unsympathetic God, or one who is distant or emotionally uninvolved.

Jul 10, 2015

A Garden, A Sword, A Healing Savior

Discernment in Defending the Faith

When we face the enemies of God we would be well-served to remember that Jesus commanded that we take up the cross rather than the sword.