William Graham Tullian Tchividjian (pronounced cha-vi-jin), is the Senior Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, a lecturer of Pastoral Theology at Knox Theological Seminary, a contributing editor to Leadership Journal, and the grandson of Evangelist Billy Graham. He is a graduate of Columbia International University, where he earned a degree in philosophy, and Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, where he earned an M.Div. degree (Master of Divinity). Tullian was the founding pastor of the former New City Church, which merged with Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in 2009.
Tullian is a best-selling author, having written seven books, the most recent, One Way Love: God's Inexhaustible Grace for an Exhausted World was released in October 2013. Other titles include, Glorious Ruin: How Suffering Sets You Free, October 2012 (an ECPA finalist for Book of the Year) and Jesus + Nothing = Everything, which won Christianity Today’s book of the year in 2012.
Tullian travels extensively, speaking at conferences, churches, and colleges around the country and is also the founder of LIBERATE - a resource ministry that seeks to “connect God’s inexhaustible grace to an exhausted world” through an annual conference, a website, and a wide range of other media outlets. Tullian has appeared on CBS News, Fox and Friends, Morning Joe, Sean Hannity, and the 700 Club. He has also written for the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Christianity Today, and a host of other print outlets. As a respected pastor, author, and speaker, Tullian is singularly and passionately devoted to seeing people set free by the amazing power of God's grace.
A South Florida native, Tullian has been married to his wife Kim since 1994 and they have three children: Gabe, Nate, and Genna.Tullian loves people, reading, football (Dallas Cowboys) & basketball (Miami Heat), exercising, writing and every once and a while, he gets to go surfing.
Pastor Tullian is delighted to accept outside speaking engagements as time and schedule permits, and after prayerful consideration. If you are interested in having Tullian speak at your event, please fill out the linked request form. All requests must be submitted in this manner.