Kyle Idleman is a bestselling author and the teaching pastor at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky, one of the largest churches in America. He’s most widely known for his award-winning book, not a fan., which has sold more than 1.3 million copies and has sparked a movement among believers to ditch being fans of Jesus and become completely committed followers instead.
In his newest release, Grace Is Greater, Kyle reminds us that God’s grace is greater than anything we have done and anything that has been done to us. Using personal stories and powerful testimonies, Kyle demonstrates God’s plan to overcome our past, redeem our pain, and rewrite our story.
Kyle has authored five books including: not a fan., AHA, the end of me and gods at war. Through partnership with City on a Hill Studio, an award-winning production and publishing company, each book is also a video series (with teaching from Kyle), study, and church campaign. Kyle has also developed the following resources with City on a Hill: The Song, The Easter Experience, The Christmas Experience, and H2O.
A graduate of Ozark Christian College, his full-time ministry began as a church planter in Los Angeles county, CA. After a fruitful season in southern California, he and his family moved to Louisville, Kentucky, where he has served in his current role at Southeast Christian Church since 2003. Kyle and his wife DesiRae have four children. They live on a farm near Louisville.
Don’t Give Up
In Don’t Give Up, Kyle Idleman explores the seasons of life where we feel as if we are hanging by a thread. Through relatable stories and Biblical encouragement, he encourages us to cast our concerns on God, trust in his love and timing, pray for patience and strength, and seek out support in the family of God.
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Grace Is Greater
Experience the grace of God and become a grace giver to others. Grace is best understood when it’s experienced, not just explained. No sin is so great, no bitterness so deep that God’s grace cannot transform the heart and rewrite the story.
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not a fan.
Are you a fan or a follower? The dictionary defines a fan as "an enthusiastic admirer". Fans want to be close enough to Jesus to get all the benefits, but not so close that it requires sacrifice.
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the end of me
In his award-winning book, not a fan., Kyle Idleman challenged us to pick up our cross and die to ourself. But what does that actually mean? Join Kyle as he explores the upside down paths that lead us to Jesus.
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gods at war
In Gods at War, Kyle Idleman addresses the issue of idolatry in the lives of believers by asking insightful questions that will help you determine which false gods are striving to sit on the throne of your heart.
We’ve all had “aha!” moments in our lives, times when a sudden revelation surprises us with insight. According to pastor and best-selling author Kyle Idleman, we can experience this same kind of “aha!” in our spiritual lives.
"Kyle Idleman knows where we live and where we could live with God's help. His words are, at once, profound and practical. He is committed to helping us move in the right direction. If you need a helping hand in your journey, he will point you to the right Person.”
Max Lucado, Author
"A wise, mature person is known for his understanding. The more pleasant his words, the more persuasive he is. Kyle Idleman is one of today's great young teachers. He's a brilliant, compassionate, and thoughtful communicator who presents the truth of Scripture in a fresh, relevant, and persuasive way.”
Rick Warren, Pastor