Ed Stetzer is president and missiologist in residence of LifeWay Research and author of eight books, including Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and the Churches That Reach them, co-authored by Richie Stanley and Jason Hayes (B&H, 2009).
Connection to Outreach magazine: Ed is a contributing editor, whose column, “As I See It,” appears in each issue. Outreach magazine partners with Ed and LifeWay Research to create the annual Outreach 100 Largest and Fastest-Growing Churches in America special report.
Ed Says: “An outreach path without an evangelistic passion is utilitarian at best and eternally disastrous at worst” (“The Mandate of Evangelism,” Page 22, January/February 2010 Outreach).
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Ed Stetzer has planted, revitalized and pastored churches. He has trained pastors and church planters on five continents, holds two doctorates and has written dozens of articles and books. In addition to writing for Outreach, he is a contributing writer for Christianity Today and a columnist for Catalyst Monthly. He serves on the advisory council of Sermon Central and Christianity Today’s Building Church Leaders, and is frequently interviewed in news outlets such as USA Today 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 15 other colleges and seminaries. He also serves on the Church Services Team at the International Mission Board.
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