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About Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer is the President of LifeWay Research Division, a prolific author, and well-known conference and seminar leader. Stetzer has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, trained pastors and church planters on six continents, holds two masters degrees and two doctorates, and has written dozens of articles and books.

Stetzer is a contributing editor for Christianity Today, a columnist for Outreach Magazine, and is frequently cited or interviewed in news outlets such as USAToday and CNN. He is the Executive Editor of The Gospel Project, a curriculum used by more than 400,000 individuals each week. Stetzer is also Executive Editor of Facts & Trends Magazine, a Christian leadership magazine with a circulation of more than 70,000 readers.

Stetzer serves as Visiting Professor of Research and Missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Visiting Research Professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has taught at many other colleges and seminaries.

He also serves as Lead Pastor of Grace Church in Hendersonville, Tenn., a congregation he planted in 2011.

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Church Signs of the Week: August 29, 2014

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Revisiting the Fundamentals and the Importance of Assessment

Self-assessment can be difficult, but self-awareness is too important to ignore.
Thursday is for Thinkers: "It's Time to Listen: Kingdom Cooperation," a guest post by Brett Fuller

Thursday is for Thinkers: "It's Time to Listen: Kingdom Cooperation," a guest post by Brett Fuller

Pastor Brett Fuller stops by the blog to share how his multi-ethnic church works together for the Kingdom.
Morning Roundup 8/28/14

Morning Roundup 8/28/14

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HOPE International ministry executive and authors Peter Greer and Chris Horst discuss how organizations drift from their original mission in this episode of The Exchange.

Peter Greer is the President and CEO of HOPE International, a Christian faith-based, nonprofit focused on alleviating physical and spiritual poverty through microenterprise development. Chris Horst is the organization's development director. Together they wrote Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches.

Cast: Ed Stetzer

Tags: Peter Greer, Chris Horst, Mission Drift, Christianity, Leadership and Aid Agency

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