Tony Merida is the Founding Pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, NC. He also serves as the Associate Professor of Preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Tony speaks around the world at a variety of events, including church planting conferences, pastors' conferences, orphan care events, student camps, and for courses at theological institutions.
Tony is the author of Ordinary: How to Turn the World Upside Down, Faithful Preaching and Proclaiming Jesus. He is also the co-author of Orphanology. Along with David Platt and Danny Akin, Tony serves as a general editor and contributor for the commentary series with B&H entitled Christ-Centered Exposition. Tony and his wife, Kimberly, have five adopted children.