Lon Allison Pastor of Evangelism and Development
An internationally recognized speaker—with a gift for explaining how everyday people can connect personally with the God who loves them—Lon came to Wheaton Bible Church in 2013 from his previous role as Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College. Lon teaches graduate courses as a visiting instructor at Gordon-Conwell, Wheaton College, Multnomah, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and other schools. Recently he was awarded the lifetime title Honorary Director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College. He is the author of Going Public with the Gospel; That the World May Believe; Possible: Discover the Joy of a Prayer, Care, Share Life—and his brand new book, Billy Graham—An Ordinary Man and His Extraordinary God. Lon is a fan of the Beatles, The Beach Boys, and Captain America. He and his wife, Marie, have three grown children and are enjoying their new role as grandparents.