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Ed Stetzer, Ph.D.

Billy Graham Professor of Church, Mission, and Evangelism; Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center; Dean of the School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership

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Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair for Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College. Ed also serves as the Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at Wheaton, and as chair of the Evangelism and Leadership Program in the Graduate School. Ed is a prolific author, and well-known conference speaker. He has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, trained pastors and church planters on six continents, holds two masters degrees and two doctorates, and has written or co-written a dozen books and hundreds of articles. 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 also the Executive Editor of The Gospel Project, which is used by over 1 million individuals each week. Stetzer also co-hosts BreakPoint This Week, a radio broadcast that airs on over 400 media outlets.



The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Missions, 2003

Beeson Divinity School, Samford University
D.Min., Pastoral Leadership, 1998

Liberty University Divinity School
M.A., Religion, Church Growth/Planting Track, 1995

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div., Pastoral Ministry Track, 1994

Shorter University
B.S., Natural Sciences, 1988

Areas of Expertise and Research Interests

  • Evangelical Practice
  • Evangelical Politics in the U.S.
  • Evangelical Thought
  • Missional Church
  • Missional Community
  • Missional Living
  • Evangelism and Leadership

Recent Books