Ed Stetzer, Ph.d., is the executive director of LifeWay Research. 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. In 2015, he began serving as co-host of the BreakPoint This Week radio program, and he is also a visiting professor. He also serves as a pastor or Grace Church in Hendersonville, Tenn., a congregation he planted in 2011. His personal interests include dating his wife for over 28 years, playing with his three daughters, and attending church.