Wes Yoder

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Wes Yoder is the founder of Ambassador Agency Inc., a Christian-based literary agency and speakers bureau. He was raised on a dairy farm in the Amish and Mennonite community of Lancaster, Pennsylvania[citation needed] and currently resides in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife.[citation needed]


Yoder moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1973 to work in the music business.[citation needed] He was a pioneer during the Jesus Movement in the formation of the Contemporary Christian Music genre.[citation needed] He represented and helped launch the careers of artists including Amy Grant[1] and Michael Card.[citation needed]

In 1984, he formed Ambassador Agency, the first speakers bureau to assist thinkers and authors dedicated to a biblical world-view.[2]

Projects include national media representation of The Purpose Driven Life[citation needed] and literary and media representation of two # 1 New York Times best-sellers, Mistaken Identity[citation needed] and The Shack.[3]

Yoder represents the McCaughey septuplets.[4][5]

Yoder's first book, Bond of Brothers: Connecting with Other Men beyond Work, Weather and Sports, is published by Zondervan (October 2010). Yoder appeared on The TODAY Show in an interview about his book with Ann Curry.[6]