Dr. Stephen SwisherLovers Lane United Methodist Church
...Dr. Stephen Lowell Swisher is the Chief of Staff of Lovers Lane United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas.He
speaks every week at the 9:30am worship service, where he
weaves into worship interviews about faith with leaders from every walk of life.In addition he
often speaks at other worship services throughout the weekend, and is heard on the WRR Radio broadcast throughout Texas.Dr. Swisher
is also a popular keynote speaker at local events and conferences throughout our nation.He has served as Chaplain for many legislative bodies to include serving as a frequent Chaplain of the Texas State Senate as well as opening the United States Senate in prayer.Dr. Swisher holds degrees from New Mexico State University, United Theological Seminary and Dorchester University.
academic achievements are two doctorate degrees.He serves as an adjunct faculty member of United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio and the Robert H. Schuller School for Preaching in Garden Grove, California.Prior to coming to Lovers Lane UMC, he served as the Senior Pastor of Trinity-First UMC in El Paso, TX, Senior Pastor of the First UMC in Monahans, TX, Senior Pastor of Zia UMC in Santa Fe, NM and Senior Pastor of the First UMC in Iraan, TX.He has also been the host of his own ABC telelvision program entitled, Positive Living, seen by more than six-million persons each week.Dr. Swisher's responsibilities include supporting the ministerial and program staff, implementing worship at Lovers Lane which features 8 services each weekend, directing the media outreach and special events of the Church as well as overseeing ministries and programs of Lovers Lane.