About Andy Stanley | Leadership Communicator, Author, & Pastor

Communicator, Author, and Pastor

“Life is complicated. You want to get it right. I want to help.”

Best-selling author and communicator Andy Stanley brings clarity to complex cultural issues using a communication style built on helping people live life with fewer regrets through practical applications. 

As the host of Your Move with Andy Stanley, which premiered on NBC in 2012 and on CBS in 2017, Andy’s culturally relevant insights on life, faith, success, and relationships are broadcasted to a nationwide audience and available globally online. More than 10.5 million of his messages are consumed monthly through television, YouTube, podcasts, and other digital mediums, underscoring his impact not only as a communicator but also as an influencer of culture.

He is a best-selling author of over 20 books, including: Parenting: Getting It Right; Not In It to Win It; Better Decisions, Fewer Regrets; Irresistible; The New Rules for Love, Sex & Dating; How to Be Rich; When Work & Family Collide; and Visioneering. 

Andy has a deep passion for teaching and engaging with live audiences, which he has pursued for over three decades at leadership events around the world. As a sought-after communicator, he speaks at various annual events before audiences of both church and organizational leaders.

“I cannot fill their cups,” he often says of the opportunity to impact leaders, “but I have a responsibility to empty mine.”

Husband to Sandra and father of three grown children, Andy founded North Point Ministries (NPM) in Atlanta in 1995. NPM has since grown to eight church campuses in metro Atlanta and a network of nearly 180 churches around the globe, serving hundreds of thousands of people. An Outreach Magazine survey of U.S. pastors identified him as one of the 10 most influential pastors in America. 

Andy earned a journalism degree from Georgia State University and a graduate degree from Dallas Theological Seminary.  


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