The Author

Gavin Ortlund (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is a husband, father, pastor, and writer. He serves as senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Ojai in Ojai, California. Gavin blogs regularly at Soliloquium. He is the author of Theological Retrieval for Evangelicals: Why We Need Our Past to Have a Future (Crossway, 2019), and Finding the Right Hills to Die on: The Case for Theological Triage (Crossway/TGC, forthcoming). You can follow him on Twitter.


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