Ben Peays - Executive Director
Ben Peays (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is executive director of The Gospel Coalition. He is the former managing director of the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding in Deerfield, Illinois. He and his wife and four children live in Austin, Texas. He earned an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, a ThM from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a BA from Wheaton College.
Collin Hansen - Editorial Director
Collin Hansen serves as editorial director for The Gospel Coalition. He is the author of Blind Spots: Becoming a Courageous, Compassionate, and Commissioned Church, 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. He previously worked as an associate editor for Christianity Today magazine, co-edited Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism, and co-edits the Cultural Renewal series with Tim Keller. He and his wife belong to Redeemer Community Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and he serves on the advisory board of Beeson Divinity School. You can follow him on Twitter.My Bookshelf
Matt Smethurst - Managing Editor
Matt Smethurst is managing editor of The Gospel Coalition and author of 1–2 Thessalonians: A 12-Week Study (Crossway, 2017). He and his wife, Maghan, have three children and live in Louisville, Kentucky. They belong to Third Avenue Baptist Church, where Matt serves as an elder. You can follow him on Twitter.My Bookshelf
Jeff Robinson - Senior Editor
Jeff Robinson (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is a senior editor for The Gospel Coalition. A native of Blairsville, Georgia, he also pastors a church plant in Louisville, Kentucky, and serves as senior research and teaching associate for the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies and adjunct professor of church history at Southern Seminary. Prior to entering ministry, he spent nearly 20 years as a newspaper journalist in Georgia, North Carolina, and Kentucky, writing about various subjects from politics to Major League Baseball and SEC football. He is co-author with Michael Haykin of the book To the Ends of the Earth: Calvin’s Mission Vision and Legacy. Jeff and his wife, Lisa, have four children. You can follow him on Twitter.My Bookshelf
Joe Carter - Editor
Joe Carter is an editor for The Gospel Coalition, the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible, and the co-author of How to Argue Like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History’s Greatest Communicator. You can follow him on Twitter.My Bookshelf
Betsy Childs Howard
Betsy Childs Howard - Editor
Betsy Childs Howard is an editor for The Gospel Coalition. She previously worked at Beeson Divinity School and Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. She is the author of Seasons of Waiting: Walking by Faith When Dreams Are Delayed (Crossway 2016). She and her husband, Bernard, live in Manhattan where they recently planted Good Shepherd Anglican Church. You can follow her on Twitter.My Bookshelf
Ryan Troglin - Assistant Editor
Ryan Troglin (MDiv, Southern Seminary) serves as an assistant editor for The Gospel Coalition and as an editorial assistant in the office of the president at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also teaches English at Providence Classical Christian School in Northwest Arkansas. He and his wife, Stacey, are members at University Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Alex Duke - Assistant Editor
Alex Duke is an assistant editor for The Gospel Coalition, where he oversees the Arts and Culture channel and writes for TGC International Outreach. He also works as the editorial manager for 9Marks. He lives in Louisville, Kentucky, with his wife, Melanie. You can follow him on Twitter.
Director of Every Square Inch
Bethany Jenkins - Director of Every Square Inch
Bethany L. Jenkins is the Director of The Gospel Coalition’s Every Square Inch, the Director of Vocational & Career Development at The King’s College, and the Founder of The Park Forum. She previously worked on Wall Street and on Capitol Hill. She received her JD from Columbia Law School and attends Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, where she is a current CFW Fellow and a former Gotham Fellow through the Center for Faith & Work. You can follow her on Twitter.My Bookshelf
Director of Operations
Seth Magnuson - Director of Operations
Seth Magnuson serves as director of operations for the Gospel Coalition. He oversees the planning of our events, management of our web properties, and expansion of our international initiatives. Seth previously served 6 years as a content strategist at Desiring God. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Rachel and their two children. You can follow him on Twitter.
Director of International Outreach
Bill Walsh - Director of International Outreach
Bill Walsh is director of International Outreach for The Gospel Coalition. He worked for Desiring God Ministries for 13 years. Starting in 2006, he and a small team built a global network of partners for the cause of Theological Famine Relief for the Global Church. This initiative joined TGC in 2012. He lives with his wife, Cindi, in Minneapolis and has two adult children, Beau and Regan. Bill photoblogs at billwalsh.photography. You can follow him on Twitter.My Bookshelf
Director of Program Development
Ben Krueger - Director of Program Development
Ben Krueger serves as director of program development for The Gospel Coalition where he oversees external partnerships, regional chapters, and other strategic growth initiatives. Prior to TGC Ben spent the last ten years in various business settings, including the last five years in Christian publishing. He received his MBA from Concordia University of Chicago and his undergraduate degree from Wartburg College. He and his wife, Angie, and their four children live in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Director of Advancement
Dan Olson - Director of Advancement
Dan Olson serves as director of advancement for The Gospel Coalition, where he oversees fund development strategy and donor and foundation relationships. Prior to TGC, Dan spent the last nine years involved in urban ministry and development with Hope Academy (Minneapolis). He received his BA from Wheaton College in Illinois and his MA in theological studies from Regent College in Vancouver. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Lucy, and their four kids.My Bookshelf
Manager of Operations
Andrea Froehlich - Manager of Operations
Andrea Froehlich serves as the Manager of Operations at The Gospel Coalition. She is also part of both the event planning and translation teams at The Gospel Coalition. Before joining TGC, she worked in politics and most recently served at Desiring God. Andrea lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. You can follow her on Twitter.My Bookshelf
Ruth Ostebo - Business Manager
Ruth Ostebo serves as the business manager for The Gospel Coalition. In this role she oversees the accounting and human resources department. Prior to working for TGC she was a project manager for the administration team at Desiring God and a small business owner in Minnesota. Ruth currently lives in Austin, Texas with her daughter, son-in-law and two of her eight grandchildren.
Director of Women's Initiatives
Kathleen Nielson - Director of Women's Initiatives
Kathleen Nielson serves as director of women’s initiatives for The Gospel Coalition. She holds MA and PhD degrees in literature from Vanderbilt University and a BA from Wheaton College. Author of the Living Word Bible studies, she speaks often at women’s conferences and loves working with women in studying the Bible. She shares a heart for students with her husband, Niel, president of Covenant College from 2002 to 2012 and now leading a network of Christian schools and universities in Indonesia.
Associate Director for Women's Initiatives
Mary Willson - Associate Director for Women's Initiatives
Mary Willson serves as the associate director of women’s initiatives for The Gospel Coalition. Mary is presently engaged in Old Testament doctoral studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. She also holds an MDiv and ThM from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Alongside her academic work, Mary enjoys teaching and training others to teach the Scriptures, especially in the context of the local church. She has many nieces and nephews who make life all the more wonderful and rambunctious.
Jason Cook - Editor
Jason Cook is an editor for The Gospel Coalition, focusing on pastoral ministry and integrating faith and work. He is associate pastor of preaching at Fellowship Memphis. He earned his MDiv from Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Alabama, where he helped to build Iron City Church, a multi-ethnic ministry in one of America's most segregated cities. He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi on a football scholarship. He is married to Courtney, and they have two children, Charlie and Cager. You can follow him on Twitter.
Sam Allberry - Editor
Sam Allberry is an editor for The Gospel Coalition, a global speaker for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, and a pastor based in Maidenhead, UK. He is the author of a number of books, including Is God Anti-Gay? (Good Book, 2013), James For You, and most recently Why Bother with Church. He is a founding editor of Living Out, a ministry for those struggling with same-sex attraction. You can follow Sam on Twitter.
Coordinator for Women's Initiatives
Mallie Taylor - Coordinator for Women's Initiatives
Mallie Taylor serves as the coordinator for women's initiatives at The Gospel Coalition. She earned her Masters in Theological Studies from Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Alabama. Mallie and her husband, Gifford, live in Charlottesville, Virginia.My Bookshelf
Gloria Furman - Book Editor
Gloria Furman (MACE, Dallas Theological Seminary) is a wife, mother of four, cross-cultural worker, editor, and writer. In 2010 her family moved to the Middle East to plant Redeemer Church of Dubai where her husband, Dave, serves as the pastor. She is the author of Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home (Crossway, 2013), Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full: Gospel Meditations for Busy Moms (Crossway, 2014), The Pastor’s Wife: Strengthened by Grace for a Life of Love (Crossway, 2015), and Missional Motherhood: The Everday Ministry of Motherhood in the Grand Plan of God (Crossway, 2016). You can read her blog at GloriaFurman.com and follow her on Twitter.My Bookshelf
Director editorial of Coalición por el Evangelio
Jairo Namnún - Director editorial of Coalición por el Evangelio
Jairo Namnún serves as editorial director for The Gospel Coalition’s Spanish website, Coalición por el Evangelio, and is responsible for designing and overseeing its content. He was part of the International Baptist Church in Dominican Republic before moving to Louisville, Kentucky, for his master of divinity at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Patricia. You can find him on Twitter.
Editor Asociado de Coalición por el Evangelio
Steven Morales - Editor Asociado de Coalición por el Evangelio
Steven Morales is the associate editor for The Gospel Coalition’s Spanish site, Coalición por el Evangelio. He works alongside Spanish-speaking contributors, editing and curating original Spanish articles, as well as translated content. Steven lives in Guatemala with his wife, where they are pursuing church planting in Guatemala City. You can follow him on Twitter.
Administrator of Themelios
Andy Naselli - Administrator of Themelios
Andy Naselli (PhD in Theology, Bob Jones University; PhD in New Testament exegesis and theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is assistant professor of New Testament and theology at Bethlehem College & Seminary administrator of Themelios, and an elder of Bethlehem Baptist Church. You can follow him on Twitter.
Managing Editor of Themelios
Brian Tabb - Managing Editor of Themelios
Brian Tabb (PhD, London School of Theology) is managing editor of Themelios. He is also academic dean and assistant professor of biblical studies at Bethlehem College & Seminary and an elder of Bethlehem Baptist Church. You can follow him on Twitter.My Bookshelf
Timoteo Sazo - Assistant Editor
Timoteo Sazo is an assistant editor for The Gospel Coalition. He holds a BA in English literature and linguistics from The Catholic University of Chile. He and his wife, Kaitlin, live in the Washington, D.C., area and are members at Sterling Park Baptist Church. Timoteo attends Reformed Theological Seminary. You can follow him on Twitter.
Amelia Schumann - Translation Coordinator
Amelia Schumann serves as translation coordinator for The Gospel Coalition. She received a Bachelor's degree in Theological Studies, with an emphasis in cross-cultural ministries, from Bethlehem College and Seminary in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Amelia and her husband, Mike, live in Roseville, Minnesota.
Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra
Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra - Senior Writer
Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra is senior writer for The Gospel Coalition and contributing editor at Christianity Today. She earned her master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.