Ministry & Leadership - Spring 2017 - 13
MELISSA KRUGER: EDITOR FOR
RTS AT THE TGC
THE GOSPEL COALITION
he Gospel Coalition has
welcomed Melissa Kruger, wife
of RTS-Charlotte president Dr.
Michael Kruger, to an expanded
role at TGC as an editor working
to develop writers and speakers
for its website, book imprint with
Crossway and national conferences.
Melissa is already known to TGC
readers as an author of two books
and a blogger at Wit's End. Follow her on Twitter and read her widely
discussed recent article "Sisters, Jesus Is Not Your Cheerleader."
Along with being the mother of three children, Melissa serves on the
staff of Uptown Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, where her husband is
a part-time pastor of teaching. Read more from her on page 15 of the Fall
2016 issue ("Partners in Ministry").
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elissa Kruger will also be a breakout
session speaker at The Gospel
Coalition's biennial national
conference in Indianapolis in April, one
of many examples of RTS presence at the
conference. Chancellor and CEO Dr. Ligon
Duncan ("The Reformed Tradition Beyond
Calvin") and chancellor's professor Kevin
DeYoung (pictured, "On John Calvin") will
both be plenary speakers, as will adjunct
and guest faculty members such as Dr. Timothy Keller, Dr. Stephen Nichols
and Sandy Willson. In addition, African-American Leadership Initiative
director Jemar Tisby and RTS-Global student and noted speaker/author
Nancy Guthrie will participate in breakout sessions.
This year's conference theme is "No Other Gospel," marking the 500th
anniversary of the Reformation. More information about TGC 2017 can
be found at 2017.thegospelcoalition.org.
"Who is called to the Great Commission? I've learned from my studies at RTS that the
call is a corporate call. We are called to train, raise up and send, pray and be a part of
the Great Commission by sending missionaries."
-Mike Pettengill, RTS-Global