Registration Now Live for TGCNE’s REFRESH!

Registration is now open for TGCNE’s REFRESH! Click above to view the event website which has details on dates, time, cost, location, etc. Please help us spread the word via Facebook and Twitter, and consider inviting those in your church community to join you for this weekend of refreshing in the gospel. Space is very […]

“Man Cannot Live on Facebook Likes Alone”

Over at the New York Times’ Opinionator, nestled in the Anxiety gallery, Alexander Nazaryan has a reflection on the ways in which the Internet has begun to demand something akin to religious devotion. Part tongue-in-cheek, part frighteningly familiar autobiographical expose, the piece will give you pause over the role that the Internet may have begun […]

TGCNE::REFRESH Registration Launches Next Week!

Registration for TGCNE’s REFRESH will be launching next Wednesday, June 12. See the information below for details on the event. Our hope is that you’ll be able to coordinate with others at your church and reserve your spots quickly as space will be limited to 350 seats. Please note that there is a significant discount […]

TGC Conference Media: Stephen Um on “Jesus and Money”

The wealth of new, free resources over at the TGC13 media site is a gift that keeps on giving. Today we want to draw your attention to Stephen Um’s plenary session on “Jesus and Money,” which helps us cut through to the heart of an easily misunderstood passage. Listen in to hear how the radical […]

The New York Times on Christian Wiman’s Bright Abyss

It is not often that a memoir recounting an individual’s conversion to the Christian faith is hailed by the New York Times as “a daring and urgent book.” Christian Wiman’s My Bright Abyss appears to be that rare kind of volume in which an individual’s journey to (or back to) Christianity is expressed with universal resonance. Here’s […]

Are You Ready for the Urban Future? Why Cities Matter at TGC

Today, Matt Smethurst of The Gospel Coalition has an interview with Stephen Um addressing the topic of rapid global urbanization and how Christians can thoughtfully respond. Here’s a striking excerpt: Unfortunately, leaders like Keller are often subjected to the charge of being “anti-suburban” because of their willingness to speak clearly about a very real phenomenon. […]

TGC Conference Media: Stephen Um on “Jesus and Justice”

Those who had opportunity to attend the 2013 Gospel Coalition National Conference were, no doubt, overwhelmed by the wonderful depth and stunning breadth of the various sessions, breakouts, panels, etc., that occurred throughout the conference. We were all attempting to drink from the proverbial “fire hydrant.” If you’re like me and did not have the capacity […]

Why Cities Matter at Christianity Today

Why Cities Matter, the new book by Stephen Um and Justin Buzzard, was recently reviewed by Jeff Haanen over at Christianity Today‘s This Is Our City. Here are a few of his reflections on the book: “Why Cities Matter strikes the right balance between social analysis and ministry focus, encouraging readers not just to live in the city but also […]

Gospel Wisdom – Audio from Ortlund, Wilson, Rinne & more

Just a few weeks ago, New England was graced with yet another stellar conference. We highlighted the “Men and Women of Wisdom” conference here, but are now pleased to point your attention to the FREE conference audio. Thanks to South Shore Baptist Church for making these practical, gospel-centered resources available. Here are some of the […]

TGCNE REFRESH :: Tripp, Um, and Rinne :: Aug. 9-10

At The Gospel Coalition New England’s 2013 Leadership Summit, it was announced that TGCNE would be hosting a summer conference for congregational leaders (both lay and vocational). We are excited to announce the details of this event as we move toward opening registration soon. DATE & PURPOSE On August 9-10, 2013, we invite you to […]