Pastor Ed has pastored for almost 50 years. He is married to Dorothea, and they are the parents of three grown children: Timothy, Jonathan and Jessica who are all married and have our 4 grandchildren. Pastor Ed holds the degrees of Bachelor of Arts from Malone University, Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry from Ashland Theological Seminary. His doctoral degree developed a model of Church Health for the Pauline Church's context. He has served in a variety of contexts from Mission boards, adjunct professor, musical ministries, conference leadership, and more. He holds ordinations in the United Methodist Church, and the Grace Gospel Fellowship.
Ed has traveled to the Philippines, South Africa, Israel and Canada. Ed believes our Grace Theology should lead us into a deepening-intimacy with the Eternal Comunity. He lives with a phrase daily -- "Just Be With Me. I AM More Than Enough."