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Collin Hansen

Collin Hansen is editorial director for The Gospel Coalition. Formerly an associate editor for Christianity Today magazine, Hansen is the author of Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist’s Journey With the New Calvinists and co-author with John Woodbridge of A God-Sized Vision: Revival Stories That Stretch and Stir. He earned an MDiv at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and an undergraduate degree in journalism and history from Northwestern University.

Latest Posts

When Jesus Said Farewell

Collin Hansen | April 17, 2014 | 5:01 AM

Love for the world motivated by anything other than love for Jesus inevitably fails to offer the kind of love the world needs.


Battle of Science vs. Religion: Necessary or Evil?

Collin Hansen | February 20, 2014 | 6:05 AM


Editor's Choice: The Best of 2013

Collin Hansen | December 30, 2013 | 6:01 AM

Perhaps my greatest privilege as editorial director of TGC is taking a daily big-picture look at the various resources we're publishing at the site.


My Top 10 Theology Stories of 2013

Collin Hansen | December 19, 2013 | 6:15 AM

The only thing I know about your reaction to this list of top 10 theology stories is that you won't agree.


Keith Getty on What Makes 'In Christ Alone' Accepted and Contested

Collin Hansen | December 10, 2013 | 6:05 AM

Keith Getty talks about the exclusion of 'In Christ Alone' from the Presbyterian hymnal and why he remains committed to the song's original lyrics.


Gladwell on Power and the Weapons of the Spirit

Collin Hansen | November 11, 2013 | 6:02 AM


Piper on Pastors' Pay

Collin Hansen | November 07, 2013 | 6:02 AM

The rich have no corner on selfishness. But it would also be a mistake to think that the Bible treats riches and poverty as equally dangerous spiritually.


Elected Homecoming Queen: An Exceptional Story

Collin Hansen | November 04, 2013 | 6:01 AM

Even many pro-life Christians make an exception that would have snuffed out her life.


Flight or Fright? How to Redeem Halloween

Collin Hansen | October 30, 2013 | 5:02 AM

Timothy George discusses how Christians should handle this strange holiday that brings neighbors together over ghoulish scenes of death and unhealthy piles of chocolate.


Asking God for Revival in Italy

Collin Hansen | October 22, 2013 | 5:05 AM

Over 11 days across Italy in early September, I met impressive church leaders working for unity and praying for revival.