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Erwin W. Lutzer

Erwin W. Lutzer

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer is the pastor emeritus of The Moody Church in Chicago, where he served as senior pastor from 1980-2016.

Dr. Lutzer earned a BTh from Winnipeg Bible College, a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary, an MA in philosophy from Loyola University, and an honorary LLD from the Simon Greenleaf School of Law.

A clear expositor of the Bible, he is the featured speaker on three radio programs that are heard on more than 1,000 outlets in the United States and around the world:

  • Moody Church Hour—The Moody Church’s Sunday morning worship service
  • Songs in the Night—an evening program that has been airing since 1943
  • Running to Win—a daily Bible-teaching broadcast

Dr. Lutzer is also an award-winning author of numerous books, including The Cross in the Shadow of the Crescent, The King Is Coming, Covering Your Life in Prayer, One Minute After You Die, When a Nation Forgets God, Christ Among Other gods, and Christian Bookseller’s Gold Medallion award-winning Hitler’s Cross. He has also coauthored Life-Changing Bible Verses You Should Know and Jesus, Lover of a Woman’s Soul with his wife, Rebecca.

His speaking engagements outside of The Moody Church include Bible conferences and seminars, both domestically and in places like Russia, the Republic of Belarus, Germany, Scotland, Guatemala, and Japan. He also leads tours to Israel and to cities of the Protestant Reformation in Europe.

Dr. Lutzer and Rebecca live in the Chicago area and have three grown children and eight grandchildren.

Erwin W. Lutzer's Books

  • One Minute After You Die
  • Where Do We Go From Here?
  • The Church in Babylon Leader Kit
  • The King is Coming Study Guide
  • Failure: the Back Door to Success
  • Coming to Grips with Unanswered Prayer
  • Coming to Grips with Death and Dying
  • Pastor To Pastor
  • Putting Your Past Behind You
  • When a Nation Forgets God
  • The Church in Babylon
  • Coming to Grips with God's Discipline of the Believer
  • The Vanishing Power of Death
  • When You've Been Wronged
  • Is God on America's Side?
  • The Church in Babylon
  • God's Devil Study Guide
  • Coming to Grips with Heaven
  • When You've Been Wronged
  • The Truth About Same-Sex Marriage
  • Hitler's Cross
  • Coming to Grips with Satan's Plan For Your Life
  • Will America Be Given Another Chance?
  • God's Devil
  • 7 Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible
  • The Morality Gap
  • No Place To Cry
  • Cries from the Cross
  • Who Are You to Judge?
  • One Minute After You Die STUDY GUIDE
  • He Will Be the Preacher
  • Heaven and the Afterlife
  • God's Devil
  • The King is Coming
  • Christ Among Other gods
  • How You Can Be Sure You Will Spend Eternity with God
  • Your Eternal Reward
  • Seven Snares of the Enemy
  • One Minute After You Die
  • The Church in Babylon Study Guide
  • Flames of Freedom
  • Pandemics, Plagues, and Natural Disasters
  • Church in Babylon Book + Study Guide Set
  • Coming to Grips with Your Sexual Past
  • Coming to Grips with Your Role in the Workplace
  • 7 Convincing Miracles
  • The King is Coming
  • Dorie
  • 7 Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible
  • Coming to Grips with the Antichrist's New Age Roots
  • Coming to Grips with Hell
  • Coming to Grips with the Role of Europe in Prophecy
  • When You've Been Wronged Study Guide
  • Oprah, Miracles, and the New Earth
  • 7 Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible Study Guide
  • A Practical Guide for Praying Parents
  • Coming to Grips with Marital Conflict