God at Work in Albuquerque and the Southwest

| March 20, 2015

Editors' note: When the church in Jerusalem received a report of what God was doing in other regions of the world, it resulted in praise to God (Acts 21:19-20). With a view to facilitating similar praise, as well as prayer and missional thinking, this series reports on God’s work in the areas where The Gospel Coalition hosts regional meetings. See our earlier reports from Atlantic Canada, HawaiiNew England, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

“No one would confuse Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a bastion of Bible Belt Christianity,” Collin Hansen wrote roughly four years ago. That statement certainly remains true today. And yet we continue to see, as Hansen observed four years ago, the Holy Spirit drawing churches together for gospel-centered ministry throughout this area. 

To learn more about God’s work in Albuquerque and the surrounding region, I corresponded with Ryan Kelly (pastor for preaching at Desert Springs Church, and a Council Member of The Gospel Coalition) and Trent Hunter (pastor of administration and teaching, and coordinator of TGC Albuquerque Regional Chapter). Desert Springs Church is currently hosting Clarus, the Southwest Regional Conference for The Gospel Coalition. Please pray for fruit from this conference as…

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