The Gospel Coalition is worked up to welcome six newly elected members to our Council: Steve DeWitt, Irwyn Ince, Garrett Kell, Tony Merida, Bob Thune, and Jeremy Deal with.
Every of those males represents the form of work TGC passionately helps: robustly biblical, theologically pushed, gospel-centered ministry within the Reformed custom for God’s glory and his folks’s good.
The Gospel Coalition Council is a set of pastors and different certified elders who present course and management to TGC. They meet yearly for fellowship, dialogue, planning, accountability, and prayer across the gospel of our Lord Jesus. Aiming to deliver biblical conviction and pastoral sensitivity to bear on a spread of urgent modern points, the Council is dedicated to shepherding the following era of church leaders in step with TGC’s basis paperwork.
At TGC’s April 2019 Council assembly in Indianapolis, Indiana, the next six males had been introduced to the Council, and subsequently elected to hitch the Council.
Steve DeWitt is senior pastor of Bethel Church in Northwest Indiana. He’s a graduate of Grand Rapids Theological Seminary and host of the media/radio ministry The Journey. He’s the writer of Eyes Vast Open: Having fun with God in The whole lot. Steve and his spouse, Jennifer, have two women and stay in Crown Level, Indiana.
Irwyn Ince serves as a pastor at Grace DC Presbyterian Church and director of the newly shaped Grace DC Institute for Cross-Cultural Mission. Ince is a graduate of Metropolis School of NY (BEEE, 1995), Reformed Theological Seminary (MAR, 2006), and Covenant Theological Seminary (DMin, 2016). He and his spouse, Kim, have been married 27 years and have 4 kids (Jelani, Nabil, Zakiya, and Jeremiah). He has contributed to the books Heal Us Emmanuel: A Name for Racial Reconciliation, Illustration, and Unity within the Church and All Are Welcome: Towards a Multi-The whole lot Church.
Garrett Kell did his undergrad at Virginia Tech, the place he got here to know the Lord by way of the witness of a good friend. Garrett served because the evangelism pastor at Denton Bible Church in Denton, Texas, whereas incomes his ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary. He then served as a pastor of Graham Bible Church in Graham, Texas, for seven years. He later hung out on employees with Capitol Hill Baptist Church, who helped place him with Del Ray Baptist Church, the place he has served as a pastor since 2012. Garrett is married to Carrie, and collectively they’ve 5 kids.
Tony Merida is pastor for preaching and imaginative and prescient of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. He’s additionally the content material director for Acts 29, producing blogs, podcasts, and different assets on church planting at TGC. Tony has written a number of books, together with The Christ-Centered Expositor and eight volumes within the Christ-Centered Exposition commentary sequence. He’s fortunately married to Kimberly, and so they have 5 kids.
Bob Thune (MA, Reformed Theological Seminary) based Coram Deo Church in Omaha, Nebraska, in 2005, and has served as its lead pastor ever since. He’s the writer of Gospel Eldership and the co-author (with Will Walker) of the bestselling small-group research The Gospel-Centered Life and The Gospel-Centered Neighborhood. Bob and his spouse, Leigh, have been married since 1997 and have 4 kids. Bob additionally serves on the board of a classical Christian faculty, speaks and teaches broadly, and helps to educate and prepare church planters for the Acts 29 Community.
Jeremy Deal with (PhD, Wheaton School) is pastor for preaching and imaginative and prescient at Actuality LA in Los Angeles, California, and adjunct professor of theology at Biola College. He’s the writer of Search First: How the Kingdom of God Adjustments The whole lot and The Crucified King: Atonement and Kingdom in Biblical and Systematic Theology. He and his spouse, Tiffany, have 4 daughters and stay in Los Angeles.