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About Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer is the Executive Director of LifeWay Research, 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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The 10 Most Influential Churches of the Last Century

The 10 Most Influential Churches of the Last Century

There is much to learn from some key trends in the last 100 years of church history.
Church Signs of the Week: January 23, 2015

Church Signs of the Week: January 23, 2015

Stepping Stones; Show Your Face; Too Cold
Thursday is for Thinkers: Not Caring About Diversity is Not an Option

Thursday is for Thinkers: Not Caring About Diversity is Not an Option

Trillia Newbell explores why many American churchgoers do not care about diversity.
Morning Roundup 1/22/15

Morning Roundup 1/22/15

Church Multiplication; The Moody Church; Churches Accepting Gays/Lesbians

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