Erwin Lutzer Erwin Lutzer

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer, Pastor Emeritus of The Moody Church, was born and reared near Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. He became Senior Pastor in 1980, and served in that role for 36 years. He is an award-winning author of more than twenty books, a celebrated international conference speaker, and the featured speaker on three radio programs: The Moody Church Hour, Songs in the Night, and Running to Win. These programs are available on the Moody Broadcasting Network, the Bible Broadcasting Network, Trans World Radio and many Christian radio stations around the world.

On May 22, 2016, Pastor Lutzer transitioned to the role of Pastor Emeritus. He will continue to represent The Moody Church on radio and in speaking engagements, and will continue to write. 

He and his wife, Rebecca, live in the Chicago area and have three married children and eight grandchildren.