BLOGS: Ray Ortlund The Thinking Pastor Ray Ortlund | January 30, 2016 Share Share Tweet Tweet Email Thank you for subscribing. Please make sure all fields are filled out. More By Ray The peace of Christ Your Questions Answered Ground-Level Gospel Culture Finding Rest for Your Soul Strength in Weakness Advertise on TGC Yesterday it was my honor to address the pastors at The Pastors’ Conference of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida. I thank my friends there for their many kindnesses. Attached is my manuscript, “The Thinking Pastor”: Jxnville2016 Ray Ortlund (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary; MA, The University of California, Berkeley; PhD, University of Aberdeen, Scotland) is president of Renewal Ministries, and an Emeritus Council member of The Gospel Coalition. He founded Immanuel Church in Nashville, Tennessee, and now serves from Immanuel as Pastor to Pastors. Ray has authored a number of books, including The Gospel: How The Church Portrays The Beauty of Christ and Marriage and the Mystery of the Gospel. He and his wife, Jani, have four children. Thank you for subscribing. Please make sure all fields are filled out.