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The Gospel Coalition is what generations of evangelicals prayed for. TGC is broad without being generic. TGC is convictional without being preachy. TGC is practical without being pragmatic. TGC is intellectual without being boring. Bringing together an army of like-minded brothers and sisters, TGC engages the real issues facing real churches, with a prophetic edge and with the joy of a healthy sense of humor and perspective. From web resources to publications to multimedia to conferences, I love what TGC is doing and I can’t wait to see the future.Russell D. Moore, president, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention
I am grateful for The Gospel Coalition on so many levels. This fellowship of churches revolves around all the right things: the greatness of God, the supremacy of the Scriptures, the primacy of the gospel, the importance of the local church, and the necessity of global mission. I have benefited both personally and pastorally from resources provided and relationships formed through this coalition, and I praise God for its influence in the church today.David Platt, senior pastor, The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama
TGC helps us all think about the thing of first importance: the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. It’s a constant source of reflection, encouragement and help for those who want to know and follow our Lord more closely.Thabiti Anyabwile, senior pastor, First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman
Count on it: every Sunday afternoon you’ll find me perusing thegospelcoalition.org for great commentary, insightful teaching, and current opinion that reflects a solid biblical worldview. My friends at TGC leave no stone unturned when it comes to posting the latest from Christian leaders and influencers. So when thegospelcoalition.org puts it up, I take time to read it!Joni Eareckson Tada, founder and chief executive officer, Joni and Friends International
It wasn’t until several years into my ministry that I really understood what it meant for the gospel to be at the center of my life and preaching. The Gospel Coalition was a large part of that personal revolution. Whether looking for personal enrichment or how to think through issues in a gospel-centered way—from parenting to politics—I know of no more reliable resource than The Gospel Coalition.J. D. Greear, lead pastor, Summit Church in Durham, North Carolina
TGC is a lodestone that helps me navigate in these complicated times. Especially through their blogs, journal, and other internet resources, the coalition serves as a constant and steady reference point.Fred Sanders, systematic theologian, Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University
TGC is a trusted and valuable resource for pastors, Christian workers, and lay people who want to grow in their understanding of the Word and ways of God and in their ability to serve him more effectively. I often find myself turning to TGC’s website and contributors for help in grappling with issues I face in the ministry. I am grateful for the biblically grounded, Christ-exalting, gospel-drenched wisdom I am always sure to find here.Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Revive Our Hearts
The Gospel Coalition has built a brilliant network of thoughtful, faithful leaders who are advancing the Lord’s work through the church and across our culture.D. Michael Lindsay, president, Gordon College
The Gospel Coalition is led by a diverse council of gifted pastors that I trust to provide wise, biblically grounded, theologically astute, culturally sensitive leadership for the evangelical church. One of the best places to turn for help in addressing critical issues in contemporary ethics or Christian doctrine is TGC: books, blogs, videos, conferences, and everything else you need.Phil Ryken, president, Wheaton College
The Gospel Coalition is one of the most surprising and stirring movements of renewal in the life of the church today. Theologically rock solid, TGC also speaks into the culture with much wisdom and insight.Timothy George, founding dean, Beeson Divinity School
With some confusion within the contemporary evangelical community on some of the basics of the faith, we have been desperately in need of a rallying point for those seeking irenic, intellectually credible, and warm-hearted expositions of issues relating to the “faith once for all delivered.” The Gospel Coalition admirably meets this need.Ajith Fernando, former national director, Youth for Christ in Sri Lanka
TGC is a great one stop shop for information and reflection on what is going on in the Christian world. I check it regularly and find it helpful and quite informative. I am sure you will as well.Darrell Bock, senior research professor of New Testament and executive director for cultural engagement at Dallas Theological Seminary
I am genuinely grateful for the distinctive and theologically-shaped ministry of The Gospel Coalition, for their confessional commitments and focus on the gospel, for their insightful and helpful resources, as well as their emphasis on preparing a new generation for faithful ministry and global witness. We trust God’s ongoing blessings and favor on this important work.David Dockery, president, Trinity International University
There has been a growing renaissance of clear, gospel-centered teaching in evangelical churches today. It warms the heart to behold it! And TGC has been a catalyst for this ongoing retrieval of the classic truths that have always made evangelicalism truly evangelical.Michael Horton, J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics, Westminster Seminary California
I love The Gospel Coalition because it honors the best and most important news there has ever been—good news of eternally great joy, the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes. TGC features some of the finest blogs on the internet, offering a deep well of Christ-centered grace-saturated insight. I’m grateful that in a day of theological relativism The Gospel Coalition holds fast to God’s timeless and imperishable Word.Randy Alcorn, author and the founder and director, Eternal Perspective Ministries
The Gospel Coalition has uniquely inspired a new generation of Christians to not only embrace the timeless truths of the Gospel but to wrestle with the hard questions that it demands of us as individuals, leaders, churches, and culture-makers in a new millennium.Keith Getty, singer/songwriter and recording artist
From the beginning the aims of The Gospel Coalition have been compelling to me: to wave a banner for Bible-saturated, expositional ministry as essential to the church’s health and mission; to hold fast to a robust core of biblical doctrine that celebrates and safeguards the gospel with devotion to sovereign grace; to push the implications of truth and grace into all the corners of life; and to pursue a global, multi-ethnic vision of missions for all the peoples of the world. I love being a part of this coalition.John Piper, founder and teacher of DesiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary
I love that TGC is rich in scripture, rich in doctrine, and rich in practical ministry. It seems odd to say this, but it is unusual that such a commitment to ministry coexists with such an immersion in Christian truth. My own concern that the church become wise in counseling ministry dovetails so well with TGC’s concern that the church’s preaching, evangelism, and worship also become wise.David Powlison, faculty member, Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation
TGC is having a meaningful and significant impact on the church of our day. Providing rich and deep content on a wide array of issues pertaining to life and godliness, and doing so in a variety of forms, TGC’s reach is broad and deep. I am thankful for God’s blessing on this unique ministry.Bob Doll, chief equity strategist and senior portfolio manager, Nuveen Asset Management
TGC regularly encourages and instructs me with its outstanding website, which is stocked with outstanding articles and book reviews. I think it is an outstanding resource for pastors, professors, and anyone else who desires to grow in Christ.Tom Schreiner, James Buchanan Harrison professor of New Testament interpretation and professor of biblical theology, associate dean of the school of theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
The Gospel Coalition’s “Theological Vision for Ministry” statement is simply one of the best articulations of the church’s ministry in the world. I’m encouraged to see people passionate about the gospel and focused on the mission, which is why I’m praying that vision will become the focus of theologically grounded, gospel-centered, and mission-driven churches around the world.Ed Stetzer, president, LifeWay Research Division
I am thankful that The Gospel Coalition gathers around, celebrates, and focus on the good news, and I appreciate they show how it relates to Bible reading and theology as well as every dimension of life. What we believes about God, his creation, and how God interacts with creation affects how we love, work, live, marry, parent, evangelize, purchase, and worship.Justin Holcomb, Episcopal priest, teacher of theology, philosophy, and Christian thought, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Reformed Theological Seminary
TGC not only brings together church leaders who share the most important elements of the faith in common (without sharing everything in common), it also works strategically and creatively to defend and promote these shared convictions. I know firsthand that TGC is—true to its name—really most concerned about the gospel. I pray that its good gospel work may flourish in the days ahead.Kevin DeYoung, senior pastor, University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Michigan
TGC is a strategic and helpful band of brothers and sisters who help the church of the Lord Jesus stay centered on the gospel. Theologically robust and biblically faithful, TGC has personally blessed me repeatedly by the multitude of ways they serve the body of Christ. I am extremely thankful for this coalition.Danny Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
I commend The Gospel Coalition very highly for its work of linking men and women together around the biblical gospel. This is a much-needed work because biblical truth has to be appropriated afresh in every generation and declared in the Spirit’s power in every way. I thank God for the work that The Gospel Coalition is doing.David Wells, distinguished senior research professor, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
The Gospel Coalition has become a major force in communicating the gospel to people of our time. It has developed a remarkable balance between cogent thinking and appeal to the heart.John Frame, professor of systematic theology and philosophy, Reformed Theological Seminary
The Gospel Coalition website, honestly, is the only website I check daily because they always have theologically faithful and practical stuff for the Christian life.Jonathan Leeman, editorial director, 9Marks