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Sam Allberry

Sam Allberry
Editor

Sam Allberry

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.

Joe Carter

Joe Carter
Editor

Joe Carter

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.

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Betsy Childs Howard

Betsy Childs Howard
Editor

Betsy Childs Howard

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. You can follow her on Twitter

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Jason Cook

Jason Cook
Editor

Jason Cook

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.

Alex Duke

Alex Duke
Assistant Editor

Alex Duke

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.

Gloria Furman

Gloria Furman
Book Editor

Gloria Furman

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.

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Collin Hansen

Collin Hansen
Editorial Director

Collin Hansen

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.

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Bethany Jenkins

Bethany Jenkins
Director of Every Square Inch

Bethany Jenkins

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.

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Aurelien Lang

Aurélien Lang
Editor of Évangile 21

Aurélien Lang

Aurélien Lang serves as site manager for Évangile 21 and works among students at the Université de Grenoble in France.

Ivan Mesa

Ivan Mesa
Editor

Ivan Mesa

Ivan Mesa (ThM, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) serves as an editor for The Gospel Coalition. He and his wife, Sarah, live in Louisville, Kentucky. You can follow him on Twitter.

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Steven Morales

Steven Morales
Editor Asociado de Coalición por el Evangelio

Steven Morales

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.

Jairo Namnún

Jairo Namnún
Director editorial of Coalición por el Evangelio

Jairo Namnún

​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.

Andy Naselli

Andy Naselli
Administrator of Themelios

Andy Naselli

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 biblical theology at Bethlehem College & Seminary administrator of Themelios, and an elder of Bethlehem Baptist Church. You can follow him on Twitter.

Kathleen Nielson

Kathleen Nielson
Director of Women's Initiatives

Kathleen Nielson

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.

Jeff Robinson

Jeff Robinson
Senior Editor

Jeff Robinson

Jeff Robinson (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is a senior editor for The Gospel Coalition. 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, covering various beats 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.

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Timoteo Sazo

Timoteo Sazo
Editor

Timoteo Sazo

Timoteo Sazo is an 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.

Matt Smethurst

Matt Smethurst
Managing Editor

Matt Smethurst

Matt Smethurst serves as managing editor of The Gospel Coalition. 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.

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Brian Tabb

Brian Tabb
Managing Editor of Themelios

Brian Tabb

​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.

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