Ed Stetzer and Philip Nation are the executive editor and general editor, respectively, of The Mission of God Study Bible. Stetzer has trained pastors and church planters on five continents, holds two masters and doctorate degrees, and has written dozens of books. Ed is a contributing editor columnist, advisor, and is frequently cited or interviewed. Ed has taught at more than a dozen colleges and seminaries. His primary role is vice-president of research and ministry development for LifeWay Christian Resources.
Philip Nation is director of ministry development with LifeWay Research and is a frequent speaker in churches and conferences. He holds a master of divinity from Beeson Divinity School and doctor of ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He serves as the equipping/teaching pastor for The Fellowship at Two Rivers in Nashville, Tennessee.