Ed Stetzer
Speaker

Ed Stetzer oversees all activities of the LifeWay Insights division, including LifeWay Research, Corporate Communications and Ministry Development. In this role, he also works with LifeWay’s president to assess opportunities that come directly to the CEO’s office and serves as chief strategic executive leader to discover new ministry opportunities.

Stetzer came to LifeWay in 2007 as director of LifeWay Research and missiologist in residence. Prior to his tenure at LifeWay, Stetzer served as missiologist and senior director of the Center for Missional Research at the North American Mission Board (NAMB) in Atlanta.

He has planted churches in several states and trained pastors across the United States and on five continents. Stetzer has taught at 14 seminaries and continues to serve as a visiting professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill., and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C. Author or co-author of more than a dozen books and numerous other publications, Stetzer is a leading voice among today’s evangelicals. He is a contributing editor or columnist for several national publications, including Christianity Today, Outreach Magazine, and The Christian Post.

Stetzer earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates, a Ph.D. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., and a D.Min. from Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Ala.

He and his wife, Donna, have three daughters.

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Articles + Resources

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How to Create a City Multiplication Movement

Learn how to create a church multiplication movement in your city. Whether you’re a church planter, a staff member, a…
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Sending Church Systems

Ed Stetzer and Dhati Lewis join us for our next Equipping for Multiplication podcast. In this session from Exponential 2016,…

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How Your Church Can Create a Multiplication Movement

Learn how to create a church multiplication movement in your city. Whether you’re a church planter, a staff member, a…

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Ed Stetzer on Becoming Five

Becoming a Level Five Multiplying Church is a FREE eBook by Exponential founders Dave Ferguson & Todd Wilson, with a…

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Can There Be Change Without Pain?

The answer, of course, is, "No." (Ok, so this may be the shortest blog post ever.) Actually, I think it's…
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Avoid Three Big Church-Planting Mistakes

Political journalist Norman Cousins once stated, "History is a vast early warning system." That principle can easily apply to church…


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From Customers to Collaborators

Too many churches are filled with passive spectators rather than active participants in the mission of God. in this session,…
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Why Discipleship Matters

New (and established) churches need intentional pathways to discipleship, fostered by a culture and systems that facilitate disciplemaking and multiplication.…

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Building Your Launch Team

New churches need teams, and those teams need to be built. Yet, many church fail early on -- birthed with…

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Church Planting Systems


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Transformation of a Church

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Helping Church Plants Do Global Missions