Steven J. Lawson

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Dean of D.Min. Studies, Professor of Preaching

B.B.A., Texas Tech University
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
D.Min., Reformed Theological Seminary

Dr. Steven J. Lawson is President and founder of OnePassion Ministries, a ministry designed to equip biblical expositors to bring about a new reformation in the church. Dr. Lawson hosts The Institute for Expository Preaching in cities around the world. Dr. Lawson is also a Teaching Fellow for Ligonier Ministries, where he serves on its board.

Moreover, he is Professor of Preaching and oversees the Doctor of Ministry program at The Master’s Seminary, where he also serves on its board.

Dr. Lawson is also Professor in Residence for Truth Remains, a work designed to promote and proclaim God’s written Word. Further, Dr. Lawson serves as the Executive Editor for Expositor Magazine published by OnePassion Ministries.

Dr. Lawson served as a pastor for thirty-four years in Arkansas and Alabama. Dr. Lawson and his wife, Anne, have three sons, Andrew, James, and John, and a daughter, Grace Anne.

Dr. Lawson is the author of twenty books, his most recent being The Daring Mission of William Tyndale. His other books include The Kind of Preaching God Blesses, The Heroic Boldness of Martin Luther, The Gospel Focus of Charles Spurgeon, Foundations of Grace, Pillars of Grace, Famine in the Land, Psalms volumes 1 and 2 and Job in the Holman Old Testament Commentary Series. He is the series editor for The Long Line of Godly Men series with Reformation Trust.

Posts by Steven J. Lawson

The Expositor’s Distinction: Tethered to the Text

Steven J. Lawson | May 21, 2019

A preacher should always, both literally and figuratively, be pointing to a biblical text. This Word-centered focus is the defining mark of all true expositors.

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