9 Things You Should Know About TGC15

Collin Hansen and Ivan Mesa | April 10, 2015

As our staff, speakers, and 6,000 other Christians from around the world prepare to gather next week in Orlando, we’ve created this guide to The Gospel Coalition 2015 National Conference. Browse this list to learn about the conference theme, books for sale, app, livestream, auxiliary events, and more. 

(1) Prepare your heart to consider TGC15’s theme: “Coming Home: New Heaven and New Earth.” 

Our goal and prayer is that this conference would stir longing in each of our hearts for our ultimate home as we look at the sweep of redemption from creation to consummation. TGC president Don Carson discusses six realities that make this topic of burning importance

[T]his is a doctrine we are in danger of downplaying too much. If in other decades many Christians fought ferociously for the particulars of specific eschatological interpretations, we find ourselves in the opposite danger: for the sake of peace, we ignore passages and themes that show us how to live with eternity's values in view. The result is that many Christians live their lives with only the vaguest notions of “the blessed hope.”

Along with eight plenary sessions on this theme, we've planned more than 50 workshops and focus gatherings led by speakers addressing topics

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