In 2008, The Gospel Coalition was a fledgling organization. TGC vice president Tim Keller and president Don Carson sat down with Council member John Piper for the first of many recorded discussions on how to apply gospel-centered theology to all of life. This conversation addresses whether attention to ministries of mercy inevitably corrodes gospel proclamation in a church.

To consider this issue in greater depth, check out Gospel Shaped Mercy, a curriculum by Stephen Um from The Gospel Coalition and The Good Book Company.