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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

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