Nationally recognized evangelist, author and executive director of the Billy Graham Center will headline the eighth Veninga Lecture on Religion and Society on September 13.

7 p.m.

Wausau West high School Auditorium

1200 West Wausau Ave., Wausau

Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., will speak on “Christians in the Age of Outrage: How to Bring our Best When the World is at its Worst.” This is the title of his most recent book, which will be released in October.

Dr. Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair for Church, Mission and Evangelism at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. In addition to leading the Billy Graham Center, he chairs the Evangelism and Leadership Department in Wheaton’s graduate school.

A prolific author and well-known conference speaker, Dr. Stetzer has organized, revitalized and pastored churches and trained pastors on six continents, holds two masters’ and two doctoral degrees, and has written over a dozen books and hundreds of articles.

For more information, email or call 715-261-6368.

This presentation is made possible through the support of the B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation, Bremer and Trollop Law Offices, Church Mutual Insurance Company, UW-Marathon County, Mark and Ann Bradley, Chris and Paul Bremer Muggli, and Linda and Lane Ware.

Jim Veninga, former UW-Marathon County dean, religious studies professor and a founding father of WIPPS, created this annual lecture to help engage people on religion and its relationship to society.