Featured Writers

Sean Palmer

Vice Chair, Teaching Pastor, Ecclesia Houston

Sean Palmer is the Teaching Pastor at Ecclesia Houston, one of America’s most innovative and vibrant multi-site churches, serving a predominance of Millennials and young adults. Previously profiled in Christian Standard Magazine as one of “40 Leaders Under 40,” and with 21-years of ministry experience, Sean is a sought-after national keynote speaker, teacher, writer, and workshop facilitator. His writing has been featured on Scot McKnight’s Jesus Creed, Sojourners, FOXNews.com, The Lookout Magazine and Christian Standard Magazine.

Sean is also a featured writer for Missio Alliance, co-host of Not So Black and White with Sean Palmer and John Alan Turner podcast, a contributing writer to The Voice Bible, and author of Unarmed Empire: In Search of Beloved Community, which has been called “the best book about the church.” Sean is also a frequent guest on a range of podcasts and has been featured on National Public Radio.

Sean studied Youth and Family Ministry at Abilene Christian University and Homiletics at the Austin Presbyterian Seminary, The Graduate School of Theology at Abilene Christian University, and Fuller Seminary.

Sean and his wife, Rochelle, have been married for over 20-years and live near downtown Houston with their teenaged and pre-teen daughters. In his free time, Sean enjoys sports, fitness training, reading, playing board games and sharing life with his family, and cheering on the San Antonio Spurs and Manchester United Football Club.