On New Hymns & Seeing the World through the Gospel

Editor’s Note: CGC is often blessed with reflective contributions from Ben Shute, but today we have opportunity to share one of his original compositions and hymn texts. Here, Ben demonstrates that music–whether classical or jazz, indie rock or hip-hop–has the potential ability to meaningfully communicate the gospel and stir the affections for Christ. What follows […]

2013 TGCNE Leadership Summit (March 23)

In March of 2012, the New England regional chapter of The Gospel Coalition launched with what was then called a “Pastors’ Colloquium.” 70 leaders gathered to consider what God may be doing on a larger scale in the gospel-centered churches of New England. We are excited to announce that on March 23, from 10:00am-3:30pm, TGC-minded […]

Did the Apostles Really Understand the Old Testament?

Recent years have found a number of challenges levied against a reading of the New Testament which maintains that, when citing the Old Testament, New Testament authors understood and communicated the original intention of Old Testament authors. Needless to say, how we answer this question will have significant impact on the way we understand the […]

Journeying into the Gospel During Lent

Evangelicals have historically had a hard time with Lent. Many reject its observance outright as an empty, ascetic, religious observance. Others adopt the tradition wholesale for its own sake–for a sense of connection to tradition. Somewhere in the middle, many Christians have found Lent to be a helpful season of reflection upon human neediness that […]

On the Benefits of Reading Old Blog Posts

As others have noted, the English speaking world is currently blessed with an (almost embarrassing) abundance of riches in the area of gospel publishing. A steady stream of books and study curriculum is supplemented by the daily, raucous hum of the blogosphere. Keeping up often feels like drinking from the proverbial fire-hose. Some think it’s […]