TGC Year in Review for 2015

D. A. Carson and Tim Keller | December 3, 2015

Those of us who have the privilege of watching the work of The Gospel Coalition unfold from day to day and from month to month are constantly humbled by God’s goodness.

It’s not just that numbers keep growing—of conference participants, of books, of readers on our website and social media, of regional chapters, of the growth of sister organizations in several countries—but that there is a wonderful melding together of a serious devotion to the gospel and of a joyful “Give me this mountain!” Calebite passion.

In many ways the surrounding culture grows darker. When we recall how, both in biblical times and in more recent history, God has brought judgment on nations and empires that abandoned any thought of God and any hunger for righteousness, in favor of endless hedonism and self-promotion, we tremble.

As Isaiah felt compromised in his day, as a man of unclean lips among a people of unclean lips (Isa. 6), so we cannot help but face our own sins and failures, living in a culture of sins and failures. We peer into the future, knowing that we deserve judgment, yet we beseech God to show us mercy. To whom else shall we go? Jesus has…

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