Steven J. Lawson

Dr. Steve Lawson serves as the Dean of D.Min. studies and as Professor of Preaching for the Master of Divinity program at The Master’s Seminary.


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


Fundamentals of Expository Preaching
History of Expository Preaching
Mechanics of Preaching

Church Ministry

Dr. Lawson served as a pastor for 34 years in Arkansas and Alabama. He is president and founder of OnePassion Ministries, a ministry designed to equip biblical expositors to bring about a new reformation in the church. Additionally, Dr. Lawson hosts The Institute for Expository Preaching in cities around the world, speaks at conferences around the United States, serves as a teaching fellow and board member for Ligonier Ministries, and as a Professor in Residence for Truth Remains, a work designed to promote and proclaim God’s written Word.


One Passion Ministries Sermons
The Master’s Seminary Message Archive


Dr. Lawson has authored over 25 books, including:
The Daring Mission of William Tyndale
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
Series Editor for The Long Line of Godly Men series