Bill Tucker is the Senior Pastor for Concordia Lutheran Church in San Antonio (since 2001) and his passion for reaching the lost and discipling the found comes through in everything he does, especially in his preaching and leadership of Concordia.
Under his leadership, Concordia is one of the largest congregations in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod with nearly 8,000 baptized members and has grown its average weekly worship by 115 percent over a 10-year period (from 1,300 per week to almost 3,000 per week).
He is the co-founder of Pastor360.com, a program that focuses on providing educational and spiritual training and support for pastors in their ministry. Tucker’s congregation also served as the host for the first-ever J2e3 Missions Summit in 2015, an event celebrating the best work done in missions by followers of Jesus locally and globally.
His previous ministry service includes pastoral positions in congregations throughout Illinois, Marine Corps chaplain in the U.S. Naval Reserve and police/fire chaplain for Mount Prospect, Illinois.
Tucker earned a Bachelor of Arts in theological languages from Concordia University in River Forest, Illinois, and a Master of Divinity in exegetics and pastor care from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
A native of Frankenmuth, Michigan, he is married with four children.