About Andy Stanley | Leadership Communicator, Author, & Pastor

Communicator, Author, and Pastor

Andy Stanley founded Atlanta-based North Point Ministries in 1995. Today, NPM consists of seven churches in the Atlanta area and a network of more than 90 churches around the globe that collectively serve nearly 185,000 people weekly. A survey of U.S. pastors in Outreach Magazine identified Andy as one of the ten most influential living pastors in America.

“I cannot promise to fill your cup, but I have a responsibility to empty mine.”

Andy holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from Georgia State University and a master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the author of more than 20 books, including Irresistible; Deep & Wide; Visioneering; Next Generation Leader; When Work & Family Collide; Ask It; and Enemies of the Heart.

Nothing is as personal as his passion for engaging with live audiences, which he has pursued for over two decades at leadership events around the world. In high demand, he speaks at various annual events before audiences of both church and organizational leaders.

Andy and his wife, Sandra, have three grown children and live near Atlanta.