Craig Etheredge is a skilled communicator, accomplished author, and passionate Bible teacher. He is an ardent proponent of people coming to know and follow Jesus, and he pursues this on a variety of fronts. Craig is the lead pastor at First Colleyville, the President and founder of DiscipleFirst Ministries, and the author of Morning Thrive, daily devotionals online.
Pastor Craig earned a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate of Ministry from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Pastor Craig is a contributing author to Lifeway’s Disciple’s Path project, he also currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Discipleship at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to leading the local church, Craig is involved in the local community, serving as the President of the Board of Trustees for Baylor Hospital, Grapevine.
Pastor Craig and his wife Liz moved to Colleyville, Texas in 2007 to serve as lead pastor of First Colleyville. They have two daughters, Leah Beth and Abbie, and one son-in-law, Campbell.
HOMETOWN: Plainview, TX
MAC OR PC: Mac (All the way)
CURRENTLY LISTENING TO: Zach Brown
FAVORITE MOVIE: Act of Valor
FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Gloria's
FAMOUS PERSON I'D LIKE TO MEET: Bill Bright
GUILTY PLEASURE: Pie (any kind, any time)
FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: Philippians 3:10