About / Thom Rainer

Thom Rainer

Thom S. Rainer is a former president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. Prior to LifeWay, he served at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for twelve years where he was the founding dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism. He is a 1977 graduate of the University of Alabama and earned his Master of Divinity and Ph.D. degrees from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminar. He is the author of more than two dozen books, including Breakout Churches, Autopsy of a Deceased Church, Simple Life, Simple Church, Raising Dad, The Millennials, and Essential Church.

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religious liberty

Good News About the Church in Today’s Culture

We're told church relevance and membership is declining daily. So how should Christians think...

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human dignity

Should the Church Change for Millennials

The largest generation in the United States’ history, the overwhelming majority of Millennials do...

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