In 2006, professor D. A. Carson approached the Henry Center with the hopes of establishing a network which could help recapture the center of confessional Evangelicalism. The HCTU financially assisted TGC as they planned a conference, filed for non-profit status, and launched their own website. In 2007, a year after the group’s inception, TGC hosted a conference on Trinity’s campus which drew together a wide range of pastors, theologians, and church staff.
The Gospel Coalition
Many Christians have heard of the Gospel Coalition, whether through church affiliation or their popular website. This network of reformed churches, instituted by theologians Timothy Keller and D. A. Carson, has become a highly influential evangelical institution. The Gospel Coalition currently oversees several far-reaching initiatives and programs. Although TGC was formed with the Henry Center’s funding, they began as, and have remained, an independent organization which is unaffiliated with Trinity International University. To learn more about their operations and stances, visit their website.