The Author

Tony Merida is pastor for preaching and vision of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. He’s also the content director for Acts 29, producing blogs, podcasts, and other resources on church planting. Tony has an extensive itinerant ministry and has written several books, including The Christ-Centered Expositor, Ordinary, Orphanology, and eight volumes in the Christ-Centered Exposition commentary series, of which he also serves as a general editor, along with Danny Akin and David Platt. He is happily married to Kimberly, and they have five adopted children.

The Wonder of Church Planting

Church plants, think about the bigger picture.

Tony Merida on How Demonstrated His Strength

Pastor Tony Merida recounts moments where God has especially...

Drilling Deep: Into Word Focused Ministry

In the first session of the 2017 Acts 29 Southern Africa Conference, Dr Tony Merida shares on how the Word and the ministry of...

6 Ways to Stir Your Affections for Weekly Preaching

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Preach the Word. Build the Church.

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