An experienced writer, editor, educator, and United Methodist pastor, Dr. Lori Wagner is uniquely qualified to serve as content editor for Invite Press. Wagner studied Languages and Literatures with a research interest in cultural studies of science at the University of Pennsylvania and taught as Assistant Professor of English and German at Elizabethtown College. She has taught research, writing, composition, public speaking, and critical thinking adjunctly at various prestigious universities for over 30 years.
She is an experienced writer and editor in both the secular and Christian markets. Lori is the author of several peer-reviewed journal articles and reviews and has written a novel, poetry, short stories, and over 300 published sermons. She has done freelance editing, including copy and content editing for both companies and nonprofits, has served as a dissertation editor for doctoral students and as an independent book content editor for several well-known Christian authors.
Lori holds a Master of Divinity from Drew University and a Doctor of Ministry from Portland Seminary and has studied fiction at Temple University. She has served as a weekly contributor and site content editor for preachthestory.com for five years and is currently a weekly contributor and occasional editor for sermons.com. She is ordained in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church and currently serves as senior pastor at Quakertown UMC.
Lori is proud to be part of the Invite team and looks forward to serving as Content Editor for their new group of innovative Christian writers.