Latest Articles by Ed Stetzer

evangelicals and race

Ed Stetzer: Josh McDowell, Evangelicals and Race: A Verdict Demands Evidence

It's time for evangelicals to change the verdict many have reached on evangelicals and race.
known

Voices With Ed Stetzer: 20 Truths from ‘Known’: How Believing Who God Says You...

I am glad to feature Aubrey Sampson’s new book, Known. As I wrote in my endorsement, if you ever wanted to explore your identity and family name as a child of God, this is the book to pick up.
the church is on the move

Ed Stetzer: The Church Is on the Move

In 2020, we were the church on our heels. A global pandemic shut down much of our world. But the church has been on the move since it was birthed; it will continue to be on the move until God makes all things new.
American nationalism

Ed Stetzer: Don’t Confuse Military Action With the Mission of God

Ed Stetzer explains how it was deeply jarring for him and other Christians to hear Isaiah 6:8 used by President Biden in his recent address.
church planting

Ed Stetzer: 5 Future Trends of Church Planting

With culture seemingly changing at the speed of light, church planters cannot be over-aware of the trends new churches will face. Here are five things we are seeing now and will continue to see in 21st century post-Christian America.
deconversion

Ed Stetzer on Deconversion: Some Thoughts on Kissing Christianity Goodbye

I think deconversions should cause some self-reflection among evangelicals — which, I know, ex-evangelicals believe should lead to deconversion. However, I think it should lead us to be more like Christ and less like our worst instincts.
unhealthy

Ed Stetzer: 5 Ways an Organization Can Move Toward a Healthier Place

How does an organization move from unhealthy to healthy? It's not simply something we can "will" into existence. It takes a process.
theological grid

Ed Stetzer: Why Every Church Planter Must Use the Theological Grid

Recognizing that "the middle" is a subjective term, I still want to propose a middle ground for understanding pastoring, planting and being a missionary.
Ed Stetzer feucht locke

Ed Stetzer: Feucht, Locke and the Like Are a Sideshow — Quit Letting Them...

The question for pastors, church leaders and the entire Christian church is simple: Do we want to be known for love that reflects our savior or known for a sideshow demanding its rights?
unhealthy Christian organization

Ed Stetzer: 5 Attitudes to Have When You Are in an Unhealthy Place

If you do find yourself in an unhealthy Christian organization, I encourage you to consider that God may want you to leave it.