Don Carson (MDiv, Central Baptist Seminary in Toronto; PhD, Cambridge University) is emeritus professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, and president of The Gospel Coalition. He has authored numerous books, and recently edited The Enduring Authority of the Christian Scriptures. He and his wife, Joy, have two children.
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Interim Executive Director
Ryan Griffith (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is interim Executive Director of the Gospel Coalition. Prior to serving with TGC, Ryan was the founding Director of Undergraduate Studies and Assistant Professor of Church History and Humanities at Bethlehem College & Seminary (Minneapolis, MN). He earned MA and BA degrees at Wheaton College (IL).
Collin Hansen serves as editorial director for The Gospel Coalition. He is the author of several books, including Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist’s Journey With the New Calvinists and A God-Sized Vision: Revival Stories That Stretch and Stir (with John Woodbridge). He earned an MDiv at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and an undergraduate degree in journalism and history from Northwestern University. He edited Our Secular Age: Ten Years of Reading and Applying Charles Taylor and The New City Catechism Devotional, among other books. He and his wife belong to Redeemer Community Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and he serves on the advisory board of Beeson Divinity School.
Tim Keller (MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; DMin, Westminster Theological Seminary) is founder of Redeemer Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Manhattan, chairman of Redeemer City to City, and vice president of The Gospel Coalition. He has authored numerous books, including The Reason for God. He and his wife, Kathy, have three children.
Director of Women’s Content
Melissa Kruger serves as director of women’s content at The Gospel Coalition. She is the author of The Envy of Eve: Finding Contentment in a Covetous World, Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood, and In All Things: A Nine Week Devotional Bible Study on Unshakeable Joy. Her husband, Mike, is the president of Reformed Theological Seminary, and they have three children. She writes at Wits End, hosted by The Gospel Coalition. You can follow her on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.
Events and Web Director
Seth Magnuson serves as the events and web director for The Gospel Coalition. He oversees the planning of TGC’s events and the management of our web properties. Seth previously served six 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 for International Coalitions
Jairo Namnún serves as the Director for International Coalitions interfacing and supporting TGC’s international editions around the world. He also serves as the executive 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.
John Peays is managing director at The Gospel Coalition. He previously worked at Samaritan’s Purse, Compassion International, Wheaton College and Goldman Sachs. He earned an International MBA from the Daniels College of Business and a BA from Wheaton College. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Courtney, and three children.
Director of Donor Ministries
Donor Ministries Associate
Erin Kellogg serves as donor ministries associate for The Gospel Coalition. She lives in Austin with her husband and twin daughters, and is currently working towards her MA in Theological Studies through Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She co-founded Adorned Ministries which seeks to engage, equip, and encourage women in their Bible literacy through their podcast and local events.
Steven Morales serves as the creative director for The Gospel Coalition. He heads up TGC’s creative team, overseeing branding, media, and marketing efforts for all our projects. He previously served as the director of operations for The Gospel Coalition’s Spanish coalition, Coalición por el Evangelio. Steven lives in Nashville with his wife, Gabriela. You can follow him on Twitter.
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.
Gabriel Reyes-Ordeix (MDiv, ThM, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) serves as lead designer for The Gospel Coalition where he oversees design efforts. He has worked in the advertising and communications field for more than ten years. He and his wife, Ivana, are originally from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, but currently live in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Gabriel and Ivana are parents to Noël and Vera.
Manager of Operations
Andrea Salik serves as the manager of operations at The Gospel Coalition. She is part of both the event planning and operations teams at TGC. Before joining TGC, she worked in politics and served at Desiring God. Andrea lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband, Luke, and their daughter, Gabby. You can follow her on Twitter.
Web Strategy Manager
Phil Thompson (MDiv, Columbia International University) helps manages strategy and development for TGC’s digital properties. He is a church planting resident at The Church at Cherrydale. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wife, Laurel, and daughters, Lane, Kately, and Harper.
Joe Carter is an editor for The Gospel Coalition, author of The Life and Faith Field Guide for Parents, the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible, and the co-author of How to Argue Like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History’s Greatest Communicator. He also serves as an executive pastor at the McLean Bible Church Arlington campus in Arlington, Virginia. You can follow him on Twitter.
Megan Hill is a pastor’s wife living in Massachusetts and an editor for The Gospel Coalition. She is the author of Contentment: Seeing God’s Goodness (P&R, 2018) and Praying Together: The Priority and Privilege of Prayer: In Our Homes, Communities, and Churches (Crossway/TGC, 2016). Her writing has appeared in various publications including Christianity Today, The Washington Post, Today in the Word, Reformation 21, Focus on the Family, Desiring God, and Tabletalk. She belongs to West Springfield Covenant Community Church. You can follow her on Twitter.
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) and the children’s book Arlo and the Great Big Cover-up (forthcoming from Crossway in 2020). She and her husband, Bernard, live in Manhattan where he is the pastor of Good Shepherd Anglican Church, which they planted in 2017. You can follow her on Twitter.
Brett McCracken is a senior editor at The Gospel Coalition and author of Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community, Gray Matters: Navigating the Space Between Legalism and Liberty, and Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide. Brett and his wife, Kira, live in Santa Ana, California, with their son Chet. They belong to Southlands Church, where Brett serves as an elder. You can follow him on Twitter.
Administrator of Themelios
Andy Naselli (PhD in Theology, Bob Jones University; PhD in New Testament exegesis and theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is associate professor of New Testament and theology at Bethlehem College & Seminary, administrator of Themelios, and an elder of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He and his wife, Jenni, have four daughters. You can follow him on Twitter.
Jeff Robinson (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is a senior editor for The Gospel Coalition. A native of Blairsville, Georgia, he also pastors Christ Fellowship Church 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. He is co-author To the Ends of the Earth: Calvin’s Mission Vision and Legacy and co-editor of 15 Things Seminary Couldn’t Teach Me (Crossway, 2018) Jeff and his wife, Lisa, have four children.
Matt Smethurst is managing editor of The Gospel Coalition and author of Before You Open Your Bible: Nine Heart Postures for Approaching God’s Word (10Publishing, 2019) and 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.
Women's Training Network
Coordinator of Women's Training and Content
Director of Women’s Training Network
Taylor Turkington serves as director of Women’s Training Network for The Gospel Coalition. She holds an MA and DMin from Western Seminary. Taylor loves Portland, Oregon, where she lives with her husband and daughter, and greatly enjoys the privilege of teaching and training women to use the Scriptures as they serve in their church and other contexts. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
Coordinator of Women's Training Network
Ann Westrate serves as coordinator of Women’s Training Network for The Gospel Coalition. Ann earned a Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where God grew in her a heart for discipleship and a desire to minister God’s Word faithfully to women. Ann and her husband, Ben, live in Batavia, Illinois, where they attend River Valley Community Church. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
Global Resourcing Manager
Emily Boyer works on the International Outreach team as Operations Manager with the Theological Famine Relief effort. Prior to TGC she worked in Minnesota politics. Emily received her B.A. from Bethel University. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her husband, Geoff, two young sons and a daughter.
Director of Global Resourcing
Bill Walsh is director of Global Resourcing 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.
Joy Young serves as translation coordinator for The Gospel Coalition. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bethlehem College and Seminary in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Joy is a member at Cities Church and lives in Minneapolis with her wonderful husband, Seth.