Steven Lawson

Dr. Steven J. Lawson is the Senior Pastor of Christ Fellowship Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama, having served as a pastor in Arkansas and Alabama for the past twenty-five years.

He is a graduate of Texas Tech University (B.B.A.), Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.), and Reformed Theological Seminary (D. Min.)

Dr. Lawson is the author of twelve books, his most recent being Psalms, Volume II (Psalms 76-150) in the Holman Old Testament Commentary Series. His other books include Famine in the Land: A Passionate Call to Expository Preaching, Psalms, Volume I (Psalms 1-75) and Job in the Holman Old Testament Commentary Series, Made In Our Image, Absolutely Sure, The Legacy, and Faith Under Fire. His books have been translated into various languages around the world, including Russian, Portuguese, Spanish, and the Indonesian language.

Dr. Lawson has contributed several articles to Bibliotheca Sacra, the Southern Baptist Journal of Theology, The Faith and Mission, Decision Magazine, and Discipleship Magazine, among other journals and magazines.

He serves on the Executive Board of The Master’s Seminary and College, teaches Expository Preaching at The Master’s Seminary in the Doctor of Ministry program, and teaches in The Expositor’s Institute at Grace Community Church. Dr. Lawson also has participated in the Distinguished Scholars Lecture Series at the Master’s Seminary, lecturing in 2004 on “Expository Preaching of the Psalms.” He also serves on the Ministerial Advisory Board for Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida and on the "Advisory Council" for Samara Preachers' Institute & Theological Seminary, Samara, Russia.

Steve and his wife Anne have three sons, Andrew, James, and John, and a daughter, Grace Anne.

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