Michael Duduit is founding Dean of the College of Christian Studies and the Clamp Divinity School at Anderson University. He also serves as Professor of Christian Ministry.
Dr. Duduit is the founder and still serves as Executive Editor of Preaching magazine, one of the nation’s premier publications for pastors. His email newsletter, Preaching Now, is read each week by more than 40,000 pastors and church leaders in the U.S. and around the world. He established the website preaching.com as a major resource site for pastors.
He is founder and director of the National Conference on Preaching and the International Congress on Preaching, which was held in 1997 at Westminster Chapel in London, 2002 at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and 2007 at Cambridge University. He has been a pastor and associate pastor, has served a number of churches as interim pastor, and speaks regularly for churches, colleges and conferences.
He is author and editor of several books, including the Handbook of Contemporary Preaching (Broadman & Holman Press), Joy in Ministry: Messages from Second Corinthians (Baker Books), Preaching with Power: Dynamic Insights from Twenty Top Communicators (Baker) and Communicate With Power (Baker). From 1996 until 2000 he served as editor of the Abingdon Preaching Annual series.
Dr. Duduit has taught and served on the administrative staff of several institutions, including Samford University, Southern Baptist Seminary, Palm Beach Atlantic University, and Union University, where he served from 1996 until 2002 as Executive Vice President and Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Christian Studies. A graduate of Stetson University (B.A., 1975) and Southern Seminary (M.Div., 1979), he earned the Ph.D. in Humanities at Florida State University (1983). Duduit is a former President of the Baptist Communicators Association, and is listed in Who’s Who in Religion and in the most recent issue of Who’s Who in America. He is a member of the Evangelical Homiletics Society and the Evangelical Theological Society.
He and his wife, Laura, have two sons, James and Stephen. They are members of Whitefield Baptist Church.