President @ Forum for Theological Exploration
The Rev. Stephen Lewis is the president of the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE).
Stephen is a former banking executive with experience at Moody’s Investors’ Service and Bank of America. Prior to joining the Fund, he served as a training manager for the Institute for Church Administration & Management, where he focused on developing business and administrative capacities among clergy and lay leaders. He was a teaching assistant for the Black Church Studies Department of the Candler School of Theology at Emory University while serving as assistant pastor of Trinity Tabernacle Baptist Church in Atlanta. Stephen holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University. He is affiliated with the American Baptist Church, the National Baptist Church and the Progressive National Baptist Church.