Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., Dean of the Letfin School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership at Wheaton College, and Executive Director of the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center.
Ed has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, trained pastors and church planters on six continents, has earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates, and has written hundreds of articles and a dozen books. He is the Regional Director for Lausanne North America and publishes research through Mission Group.
Stetzer is a contributing editor for Christianity Today, a columnist for Outreach Magazine, and is frequently cited in, interviewed by, and writes for news outlets such as USAToday and CNN. He is the Founding Editor of The Gospel Project, a curriculum used by more than 1.7 million individuals each week for bible study.
His national radio show, Ed Stetzer Live, airs Saturdays. He also serves as Visiting Professor of Research and Missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Visiting Research Professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has taught at many other colleges and seminaries.
He serves as teaching pastor at Highpoint Church located in Naperville, IL.
Stetzer has written the following books:
- Christians in the Age of Outrage: How to Bring Our Best When the World is at Its Worst (2018)
- Igrejas Que Transformam O Brasil (Churches that Transform Brazil, with Sergio Queiroz, 2017)
- The Mission of the Church: Five Views in Conversation (with Stephen B. Bevans, Darrell L., 2016)
- Planting Missional Churches: Your Guide to Starting Churches that Multiply (with Daniel Im, 2016)
- Transformational Groups (with Eric Geiger, 2014)
- Subversive Kingdom: Living as Agents of Gospel Transformation (2012)
- The Mission of God Study Bible (with Philip Nation, 2012)
- Compelled: Living the Mission of God (with Philip Nation, 2011)
- MissionShift: Mission Issues in the Third Millennium (with David J. Hesselgrave, 2010)
- Transformational Church (with Thom Rainer, 2010)
- Spiritual Warfare & Missions (with Jerry Rankin, 2010)
- Viral Churches: How Church Planters Become Movement Makers (with Warren Bird, 2010)
- Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and Churches that Reach Them (with Richie Stanley and Jason Hayes, 2009)
- Compelled by Love: The Most Excellent Way to Missional Living (with Philip Nation, 2008)
- 11 Innovations in the Local Church: How Today’s Leaders Can Learn, Discern and Move into the Future (with Elmer Towns and Warren Bird, 2007)
- Comeback Churches: How 234 Churches Turned around and Yours Can Too (with Mike Dodson, 2007)
- Planting Missional Churches (2006)
- Breaking the Missional Code: Your Church Can Be a Missionary in Your Community (with David Putman, 2006)
- Perimeters of Light: Biblical Boundaries for the Emerging Church (with Elmer Towns, 2004)
- Planting New Churches in a Postmodern Age (2003)