TGC Announces Melissa Kruger as Vice President of Discipleship Programming

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The Gospel Coalition is pleased to announce that Melissa Kruger, who has served TGC as director of women’s initiatives since 2019, will now serve as vice president of discipleship programming. In this new role, Melissa will join Collin Hansen (vice president of content) and Jeff Jue (vice president of operations) on the executive team, reporting to president Julius Kim. Kruger will oversee all TGC events and women’s initiatives, including the development of new online cohorts and discipleship materials.

Filling the role of Kruger previously occupied—director of women’s initiatives—will be Courtney Doctor, who previously served TGC as coordinator of women’s initiatives. Doctor will serve on the senior leadership team and report to Kruger. Both Kruger and Doctor began their new roles on January 1, 2023.

“Melissa and Courtney have been tremendous leaders for TGC over the last several years,” said TGC president Julius Kim. “Together they have built out robust programming and effective discipleship materials for women, including our largest TGC women’s conferences ever, a series of new online learning cohorts, Bible studies, and more. I’m confident that in their new roles, Melissa and Courtney will expand these efforts in new and creative ways, helping TGC produce excellent resources that serve Christians and strengthen churches around the world.”

One of the world’s largest internet publishers of Christian content, TGC begins 2023 having reached more than 26 million people in 2022 across the ministry’s family of websites, as well as 4.3 million people reached through podcasts and 2.6 million people reached through YouTube videos. To learn more about TGC’s ongoing ministry priorities and current initiatives, read “8 Ways TGC Will Continue Serving You.”

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