TGC Podcast

TGC Podcast
The Gospel Coalition Podcast features keynote and breakout sessions from our national, regional, and women’s conferences. We exist to equip the next generation of believers, pastors, and church leaders to shape life and ministry around the gospel.

6 Ways to Watch Your Heart in Ministry
Feb 14 • 56 min
In this workshop, Ellen Dykas addresses both the dangers and also the joys of being poured out into the lives of others, with a focus on Christ-centered practical wisdom for our own hearts.
Jonah and the Mystery of Mercy
Feb 7 • 62 min
When we understand the mercy of God, it will always take us in directions we would rather not go, toward people we would rather not care about, and ultimately into the deepest counsels of God.
How to Witness at Work
Jan 31 • 50 min
As believers called to make disciples of all nations, how do we carry out the Great Commission in our workplaces? What kinds of sensitivities and clarity are biblical and effective? What is the role of the church? How can we shine the light of the gospel…
John Piper on Racial Unity and the Hope of Glory
Jan 24 • 46 min
We’re done with the old self, and we have put on a new nature which bears an ever-clearer insignia of our creator, Jesus Christ.
Why Pluralists Can’t Keep the Greatest Commandment
Jan 15 • 51 min
We can have confidence in God’s fore-bearing continuance with us, as we love Him with all our heart, soul, and strength.
Breaking Down the Top Stories of 2019
Dec 30, 2019 • 35 min
Matt Smethurst interviews Collin Hansen about what happened in 2019
Our Divided Cultural Moment
Dec 19, 2019 • 57 min
A talk by Jonathan Leeman
What Does Google Have to Do with the Gospel?
Dec 16, 2019 • 37 min
A conversation with Collin Hansen and Brett McCracken
Good News Homes in a Bad News World
Dec 12, 2019 • 33 min
How to Become a Tech-Wise Family
Dec 9, 2019 • 44 min
Collin Hansen interviews Andy Crouch about putting technology in its proper place
What Does God Think of Women?
Dec 5, 2019 • 57 min
A talk by Kathleen Nielson on Women, God, and Hard Questions
Of Reviewing Many Books There Is No End
Dec 2, 2019 • 28 min
Collin Hansen interviews Ivan Mesa about books
What God Has Joined Together, Gospel-Centered Churches Don’t Separate
Nov 25, 2019 • 36 min
Collin Hansen interviews Kevin DeYoung
Trevin Wax on Signs of Hope for the Next Generation
Nov 21, 2019 • 24 min
A talk by Trevin Wax
Don’t Pit Eternal Good Against Common Good
Nov 18, 2019 • 34 min
Collin Hansen interviews Stephen Um
Doing Urban Ministry in an Unjust World
Nov 14, 2019 • 42 min
A conversation on Urban Discipleship with KB and Ameen Hudson
Thank God It’s Monday
Nov 11, 2019 • 36 min
Collin Hansen interviews Tom Nelson
Bumping Our Heads Against a Secular Ceiling
Nov 7, 2019 • 52 min
A conversation with Mike Cosper and Alan Noble
Why Churches Don’t Want to Be Diverse
Nov 4, 2019 • 45 min
Collin Hansen interviews Vermon Pierre
The High Stakes of Religious Liberty
Oct 31, 2019 • 47 min
A workshop with Kristen Waggoner of Alliance Defending Freedom
How Your Church Can Grow in Evangelistic Effectiveness
Oct 28, 2019 • 28 min
Collin Hansen interviews Erik Raymond
Evangelizing Youth in a Selfie Age
Oct 24, 2019 • 47 min
A panel with Jackie Hill Perry, Cameron Cole, Glen Scrivener, and Stephen Um
The Difference Between Attractional and Gospel-Centered Churches
Oct 21, 2019 • 32 min
Collin Hansen interviews Jared Wilson
Studying Scripture with Unbelievers Is Easier Than You Think
Oct 17, 2019 • 61 min
Becky Pippert on how to lead a seeker study
How the Gospel Confronts the Secular—and the Religious
Oct 14, 2019 • 35 min
Collin Hansen interviews Phil Ryken
Help Your Unbelieving Friends Doubt Their Doubts
Oct 10, 2019 • 54 min
A panel with Sam Allberry, Craig Ellis, Bethany Jenkins, and Stephen Um
Where the Gospel Meets Pornography
Oct 7, 2019 • 47 min
A collaboration with Love Thy Neighborhood
Discover the Grace of Lament
Oct 3, 2019 • 61 min
A talk by Mark Vroegop
Why Matt Chandler Chose to Suffer Publicly
Sep 30, 2019 • 31 min
Parents Are Works in Progress
Sep 26, 2019 • 27 min
Paul Tripp on Parenting and Grace
Why Cultural Context Is Key
Sep 23, 2019 • 44 min
Collin Hansen interviews Darryl Williamson on contextualization
Small Town, Big God
Sep 19, 2019 • 57 min
A panel discussion with Don Carson, Collin Hansen, Donnie Griggs, Jeff Robinson, Stephen Witmer
David Platt Insists Something Needs to Change
Sep 16, 2019 • 37 min
In this podcast, Collin Hansen interviews David Platt about a trip he took to the Himalayas, where physical and spiritual needs collided, and his eyes were opened to the urgency of reaching the unreached.
The Way to Have a Good Fight
Sep 12, 2019 • 54 min
Danielle Sallade on Biblical Principles for Resolving Conflict
Learn to Read Both Across and Along Your Bible
Sep 9, 2019 • 37 min
Collin Hansen interviews Julius Kim
What’s More Exciting Than Heresy?
Sep 5, 2019 • 50 min
Why You Need a Theological Vision for Ministry
Sep 2, 2019 • 37 min
A conversation with Collin Hansen and Don Carson
Shepherding Your Church to Obey the Great Commission
Aug 29, 2019 • 54 min
A talk by David Platt
Costi Hinn Exposes the Most Abusive Kind of False Teaching Today
Aug 26, 2019 • 40 min
Collin Hansen interviews Benny Hinn’s nephew Costi about growing up believing the prosperity gospel and how he came to see it as incompatible with the Bible.
Al Mohler on Why It Takes a Church to Raise a Christian
Aug 22, 2019 • 27 min
Al Mohler on Parenting in a Turbulent Time
Why Is Christian Art So Often Bad?
Aug 19, 2019 • 10 min
Brett McCracken, Ryan Lister, and Thomas Terry discuss
Spreading the Gospel When You Lack Power and Influence
Aug 15, 2019 • 61 min
A Panel with Elliot Clark, Jason Cook, Jen Pollock Michel, and Russell Moore
Should Christians Care About Physical Fitness?
Aug 12, 2019 • 8 min
Erik Thoennes and Jeremy Treat
Jen Wilkin on Reclaiming Sunday School for a New Generation
Aug 8, 2019 • 56 min
Jen Wilkin on Reclaiming Christian Education in the Local Church
What Evangelistic Methods Are Most Effective Today?
Aug 5, 2019 • 7 min
Joshua Ryan Butler and Thomas Terry
Franklin, Whitefield, and the Future of Christian Higher Education
Aug 1, 2019 • 70 min
A talk by Thomas Kidd
What Sermons Changed John Piper’s and H. B. Charles’s Lives?
Jul 29, 2019 • 7 min
A conversation with H. B. Charles and John Piper
Learning from Jesus on Justice
Jul 25, 2019 • 61 min
A panel discussion with Jason Cook, Kevin DeYoung, Phillip Holmes, and Darryl Williamson
How to Have a Healthy Fear of God
Jul 22, 2019 • 6 min
A discussion with Erik Thoennes and Jeremy Treat
Don’t Reduce Your Sheep to Their Usefulness
Jul 15, 2019 • 9 min
A conversation with church planters John Onwuchekwa, Joe Rigney, and Kempton Turner
Jen Wilkin on Training a Child in the Way He Should Speak
Jul 11, 2019 • 30 min
Jen Wilkin on Forming Future Evangelists
Is Marijuana Ever Okay for Christians?
Jul 8, 2019 • 6 min
Joshua Ryan Butler and Thomas Terry
Carson and Duncan on Moving from Exegesis to Exposition
Jul 4, 2019 • 56 min
A workshop with Don Carson and Ligon Duncan
Why Evangelicals Forgot God
Jul 1, 2019 • 42 min
Collin Hansen interviews Mark Galli
How to Encourage the Ministry of Women in Your Church
Jun 27, 2019 • 47 min
A panel with Betsy Childs Howard, Melissa Kruger, Taylor Turkington, and Quina Aragon
The Strengths Millennials Bring to Your Church
Jun 24, 2019 • 14 min
Jon Nielson, Cameron Cole, and Kori Porter
The Unstoppable, Global Gospel
Jun 20, 2019 • 46 min
A talk by Tim Keesee
A Game Plan for Discipling Men in the Church
Jun 17, 2019 • 11 min
A discussion with Jonathan Leeman, John Onwuchekwa, and Juan Sánchez
Mika Edmondson on Conversing across the Divide
Jun 13, 2019 • 65 min
A talk by Mika Edmondson
I Never Understood Burnout or Depression—Until It Happened to Me
Jun 10, 2019 • 14 min
In this podcast, Shona Murray talks about her unexpected experience with severe burnout and depression and offers advice about how to cope with a break down.
Discipleship ≠ Following Christ Your Way
Jun 6, 2019 • 59 min
A talk by Sam Allberry
Piper and Charles on Scriptures They Turn to When Discouraged
Jun 3, 2019 • 7 min
John Piper and H. B. Charles
4 Things Christians Must Reclaim
May 30, 2019 • 52 min
A talk by Rebecca McLaughlin
How Is Brokenness Different from Sin?
May 27, 2019 • 9 min
Jeremy Treat and Erik Thoennes
Meet the Lawyer Behind Alabama’s Abortion Ban
May 23, 2019 • 26 min
Collin Hansen interviews Eric Johnston
How Do You Know When You’ve Met ‘The One’?
May 20, 2019 • 6 min
A discussion with Jen Wilkin, Jackie Hill Perry, Jen Pollock Michel
Loving Jesus in a Secular Age
May 16, 2019 • 59 min
When #ChurchToo Hits Close to Home
May 13, 2019 • 10 min
Rosaria Butterfield, Melissa Kruger, and Trillia Newbell
A Model for Missions in a Brave New World
May 9, 2019 • 66 min
Mack Stiles on the need for gospel-centered churches at the heart of missions
Don Carson and Mike Kruger on Persistent Myths About the New Testament
May 6, 2019 • 7 min
A discussion on false claims about the Bible
Ligon Duncan on Evangelizing through Catechesis
May 2, 2019 • 26 min
David Brooks on His Journey as a Wandering Jew and Confused Christian
Apr 28, 2019 • 29 min
Collin Hansen interviews David Brooks
Suffering: God’s Workroom of Grace
Apr 25, 2019 • 60 min
Paul Tripp on God’s Work in Trials
How You Can Encourage Adoptive Parents
Apr 23, 2019 • 10 min
A discussion with Rosaria Butterfield, Tony Merida, and Dennae Pierre
How to Know When to Say No
Apr 15, 2019 • 6 min
A conversation with Jen Wilkin, Jen Pollock Michel, and Jackie Hill Perry
Is God Anti-Gay?
Apr 11, 2019 • 46 min
A talk by Sam Allberry
Jen Wilkin on Biblical Literacy for Everyone
Apr 8, 2019 • 35 min
Collin Hansen interviews Jen Wilkin
Gloria Furman on Eternal Outlook for Everyday Life
Apr 4, 2019 • 49 min
A talk by Gloria Furman
The Beautiful Opportunity of Urban Church Ministry
Mar 28, 2019 • 53 min
A panel with Kris Brosett, Anthony Kidd, and Bobby Scott
How God Found Christopher Yuan
Mar 25, 2019 • 25 min
Collin Hansen interviews Christopher Yuan
How to Live Your Faith at Work
Mar 21, 2019 • 59 min
A talk by Justin Buzzard
What We Need to Confront About Christianity
Mar 18, 2019 • 32 min
Collin Hansen interviews Rebecca McLaughlin
Parenting for Eternity amid 21st-Century Challenges
Mar 14, 2019 • 53 min
A workshop with Erik and Donna Thoennes
No, the Church Didn’t Create the Bible
Mar 11, 2019 • 6 min
A discussion with Don Carson and Mike Kruger
Snapshots of Saints Who Have Endured
Mar 7, 2019 • 54 min
Help! I’m Not Ready to Share My Faith
Mar 4, 2019 • 15 min
Matt Smethurst, Rebecca McLaughlin, and Don Carson discuss
Don’t Pit Atonement against Kingdom
Feb 28, 2019 • 51 min
A talk by Jeremy Treat
Sam Allberry on Myths About Singleness
Feb 25, 2019 • 27 min
Collin Hansen interviews Sam Allberry
What Is Discernment and How Do I Get Some?
Feb 21, 2019 • 42 min
How Should Pastors Use Social Media?
Feb 18, 2019 • 9 min
A discussion with Russell Moore, Trevin Wax, and Scott Sauls
Ray Ortlund on Finishing Well in Ministry
Feb 14, 2019 • 59 min
A talk by Ray Ortlund
The Most Significant Lessons We’ve Learned as Parents
Feb 11, 2019 • 7 min
A conversation with Michael and Melissa Kruger
We Must Love the Families of Children in Need
Feb 7, 2019 • 65 min
A panel with Rosaria Butterfield, Regina Robinson, Dennae Pierre, and Sandra Hardy
When Should I Leave a Church?
Feb 4, 2019 • 8 min
A discussion with Sam Allberry, Juan Sánchez, and Afshin Ziafat
Watch Your Doctrine
Jan 31, 2019 • 51 min
A panel with Kevin DeYoung, Ligon Duncan, Bobby Scott, and Stephen Um
The Best Arguments for and against the Gospels
Jan 28, 2019 • 30 min
Collin Hansen interviews Peter J. Williams
How to Challenge the Consumer Culture of Your Church
Jan 24, 2019 • 42 min
A talk by Brett McCracken
Practices to Anchor Your Identity in Christ
Jan 21, 2019 • 7 min
A discussion with Trillia Newbell, Jen Pollock Michel, and Jen Wilkin
Jackie Hill Perry on Gospel Diversity for the Next Generation
Jan 17, 2019 • 16 min
A Talk from MLK50
What’s (Not) Essential to Complementarianism?
Jan 14, 2019 • 10 min
Kevin DeYoung, Danny Akin, and Darryl Williamson discuss
Is the Church Where Creativity Goes to Die?
Jan 10, 2019 • 47 min
A talk by Ryan Lister and Thomas Terry
The Biggest Misconceptions About Evangelism
Jan 7, 2019 • 8 min
A discussion with Gloria Furman, Becky Pippert, and Shar Walker
Pursuing Faithfulness in an Age of Anxiety
Jan 3, 2019 • 53 min
Trevin Wax on meeting our cultural moment without fear
Carson: Can We Be Sure of Our Interpretation?
Dec 27, 2018 • 63 min
A Talk on Certainty and Knowledge
Searching for the Story of Home
Dec 20, 2018 • 55 min
Jen Pollock Michel on the gospel story of home