Category Archives: TGC LA

The Gospel and Work

Brian Colmery blessed us at our TGCLA EQUIP Meeting yesterday in Pasadena teaching us about the Gospel and Work. I wish we had an audio recording. Well, here are some resources we recommended to think through the topic to help you equip … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Developing Lay Pastor-Elders in your Local Church

Scott Mehl’s notes from the recent TGC LA EQUIP Meeting for pastors and church leaders has been posted on the TGCLA Blog. There’s helpful thoughts from principles on eldership, qualifications, and the process from identification to installation so check it … Continue reading

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Don Carson’s comments on participating with The Gospel Coalition

Don Carson wrote this concerning connecting with The Gospel Coalition: Participants need only connect with the chapter at meetings, through blogs, email, social networking, and the like. You do not have to agree with The Gospel Coalition; you do not … Continue reading

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Manhood and Womanhood according to the Bible for life and ministry – How Important is Complementarianism?

2 videos recently out that are helpful discussions: The Gospel Coalition: Don Carson, Tim Keller, John Piper Together for the Gospel: John Piper, Russ Moore, Greg Gilbert, and Lig Duncan An audio resource I’d also recommend: Feminism in Your Church … Continue reading

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The key to unity among Christians is not what you think

I agree with Carl Trueman on this one.

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I want to grow in encouraging other pastors – reflection on the new 9Marks Journal

As I’ve been reading the first few articles of the new 9marks Journal, “Wanted: Apostolic Pastors,” I’ve been struck by a few thoughts. This is certainly what we’re trying to do with The Gospel Coalition Los Angeles Regional Chapter. I … Continue reading

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How do you lead times of corporate prayer in the church or a gathering?

Someone jokingly asked me at our TGCLA chapter meeting to write this down and distribute, but I thought it might actually be helpful.  So I am passing on what I received from Mark Dever and Capitol Hill Baptist Church. I … Continue reading

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To those Interested in TGCLA (The Gospel Coalition Los Angeles Regional Chapter)

If you are interested in TGC LA, please connect with us as a participant on our facebook page ( and our participants’ facebook group page ( You can also follow us on twitter at If you would like to be … Continue reading

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TGCLA Members and Churches

(This page is being updated regularly – it’s still under construction) See our TGCLA Regional Chapter page on the TGC website. See a map of the TGC LA Regional Chapter Members’ Churches. TGCLA Steering Team (Churches-Denomination-city and/or para-church ministry): Brian … Continue reading

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TGCLA Regional Chapter Membership

In our steering team meeting last month we decided to limit the membership of the TGCLA regional chapter to local church pastors and ministry leaders who agree with the confessional statement of faith, theological vision of ministry, and are willing … Continue reading

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