The Gospel Coalition

Duck Dynasty Rebrief: Phil Robertson Is Not My Spokesman

Below is a brief response to Trevin Wax’s article at the Gospel Coalition site titled Duck Dynasty Debrief. I am in basic agreement with most of Trevin’s piece. However, I am going to respond to a few items under the subtitle “Phil Robertson Is Not Our Spokesman.” If you have not heard of Duck Dynasty you probably have not been to Kroger, Walmart, social media, or almost anywhere on the internet in the last month or so. The Duck Dynasty brand is showing up on various products including candy, motor oil, bedding, jewelry, t-shirts, etc. Seeing the brand everywhere is …keep reading »


Huge Gospel Coalition Kindle eBook Sale!

No, I am not at The Gospel Coalition Conference this year, but I do like to keep up with great eBook deals. The prices range from $1.99 to $5.99. Check ’em out! Update! Only $5.99 Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine by Gregg Allison. $1.99 Grounded in the Gospel: Building Believers the Old-Fashioned Way by J. I. Packer and Gary Parrett ($1.99) Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp ($1.99) Instructing a Child’s Heart by Tedd & Margy Tripp ($1.99) $3.99 or less Creature of the Word: The Jesus-Centered Church by Matt Chandler, Eric Geiger, Josh Patterson ($3.49) The Hardest Sermons You’ll Ever …keep reading »


The Gospel Coalition, Carl Trueman and Complementarianism

Lydia McGrew makes some observations on Carl Trueman’s response to The Gospel Coalition leaders’ recent discussion on how complementarianism relates to the gospel. …Carl Trueman, who teaches Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, put up on his blog a series of posts in which he argues that, though he himself is a complementarian, a parachurch organization like TGC should not make complementarianism a foundational part of its identity by putting that position into its confessional statement. His posts can be found here and here. At first when I read Trueman’s posts and saw the video, I hadn’t noted the …keep reading »