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Ed Stetzer
Works at LifeWay Research
Attended Lake Howell High School
Lives in Nashville, TN
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Introduction
Ed Stetzer has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches. He has trained pastors and church planters on five continents, holds two masters degrees and two doctorates, and has written dozens of articles and books. Ed is a columnist for Outreach Magazine and Catalyst Monthly, serves on the advisory council of Sermon Central and Christianity Today's Building Church Leaders, and is frequently cited or interviewed in news outlets such as USAToday and CNN.

Ed is Visiting Professor of Research and Missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Visiting Research Professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has taught at fifteen other colleges and seminaries.  He also serves on the Church Services Team at the International Mission Board.

Ed’s primary role is President of LifeWay Research and LifeWay’s Missiologist in Residence.

He has written the following books:
•    Planting New Churches in a Postmodern Age (2003),
•    Perimeters of Light: Biblical Boundaries for the Emerging Church (w/ Elmer Towns, 2004),
•    Breaking the Missional Code (w/ David Putman, 2006),
•    Planting Missional Churches (2006),
•    Comeback Churches (with Mike Dodson, 2007),
•    11 Innovations in the Local Church (with Elmer Towns and Warren Bird, 2007),
•    Compelled by Love: The Most Excellent Way to Missional Living (w/ Philip Nation, 2008), &
•    Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and Churches that Reach Them (with Richie Stanley and Jason Hayes, 2009)

Education
  • Lake Howell High School
  • Shorter College
  • Southern Seminary
  • Liberty University
  • Beeson Divinity School
Work
Occupation
President and Missiologist
Employment
  • LifeWay Research
    President and Missiologist, present
  • North American Mission Board
  • Southern Seminary
  • Millcreek Community Church
  • Calvary Christian Church
Places
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Currently
Nashville, TN
Previously
New York