InterVarsity Press has a strong tradition of publishing well-known authors, such as Andy Crouch, Shane Claiborne, Ruth Haley Barton, John Stott, Samuel Escobar, Brenda Salter McNeil, James Bryan Smith, and N.T. Wright. But we also give voice to new, up-and-coming authors who build on the IVP heritage.

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Introducing IVP Authors

Ken Wytsma

Ken Wytsma

Ken Wytsma is a leader and innovator who speaks internationally on justice, theology, and culture. The founder of Kilns College and The Justice Conference, Ken has served at World Relief and is the lead pastor of the multicultural Village Church in Beaverton, Oregon. Ken's books include Pursuing Justice, Create vs. Copy, and The Myth of Equality, which was named one of Publishers Weekly's Five Best Religion Titles of 2017.

Clare Loughridge

Clare Loughridge

Clare Loughrige is a pastor, author, spiritual director, and Enneagram teacher. She has been the founding colead pastor of Crossroads Church and Ministries for more than twenty-seven years and she serves pastors and leaders with The Transforming Center. Clare is the author of Motions of the Soul and Enneagram Personality Styles and coauthor of the new book Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram.

Terence Lester

Terence Lester

Terence Lester is a minister, speaker, community activist, author, and founder of Love Beyond Walls. His campaigns on behalf of the poor have been featured in USA Today and Black Enterprise, and on NBC and Upworthy. The author of six books including the upcoming I See You, Terence has received numerous awards for his community activism including the SCLC Social Advocacy Award and Atlanta Voice's 50 under 50 honor.

IVP Bookshelf

As both writers and readers, IVP authors find inspiration in books that have shaped their faith and influenced their calling. Check out the IVP Bookshelf video series to hear what they're reading and why these books mean so much to them.


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