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Dr. Erwin Lutzer


Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer is Pastor Emeritus of The Moody Church where he served as the Senior Pastor for 36 years. He earned a B.Th. from Winnipeg Bible College, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, a M.A. in Philosophy from Loyola University, and an honorary LL.D. 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:

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

Dr. Lutzer is also an award-winning author of numerous books including:

He Will Be the Preacher, a memoir
Hitler’s Cross (Christian Bookseller Gold Medallion Award winner)
One Minute After You Die (Bestseller)
The Cross in the Shadow of the Crescent
When a Nation Forgets God
The King Is Coming

He and his wife Rebecca have co-written the following books:

Life-Changing Bible Verses You Should Know
Awesome Bible Verses Every Kid Should Know
Jesus, Lover of a Woman’s Soul

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

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