Pastor Ed Kirkwood
Ed was licensed to preach in 1990 and was Ordained as a Southern Baptist Minister in May, 1992. Ed graduated from Liberty University with a BS Degree in Business and Religion. Over the years Ed has filled many roles within the Church; Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor, Bi-vocational Pastor, Senior Pastor, Church Planter (Starting over 25 Truck Stop ministries), as well as helping dozens of churches recover and get healthy from a church split or division. Ed is also in executive management for a fortune 500 company.
Ed has a heart for teaching people how to apply The Word of God to their everyday lives. His favorite verse is: “Ezra had committed himself to studying the Revelation of GOD, to living it, and to teaching Israel to live its truths and ways.” Ezra 7:10 (MSG)
Ed counts his beautiful wife Marcia as his greatest earthly blessing. Since they were married over 30 years ago, Marcia has helped Ed to truly see and experience the wonderful Grace and Love of our Lord Jesus Christ. Along with being Ed’s partner in ministry, Marcia is an accomplished Vocalist/Musician as well as a gifted Children’s teacher. Marcia has helped lead hundreds of children to the Lord through VBS, AWANA, Children’s Camps as well as being an ACSI certified Christian School Teacher for close to 20 years.
Ed and Marcia are blessed with two adult sons, one awesome daughter (in-law), two sweet little granddaughters and one grandson!