Ed serves as Staff Pastor, which means he provides ministerial support to the congregation and organizational support to the administrative team. Edward III is a alumnus of the historic Fisk University and Vanderbilt University Divinity School in Nashville, Tennessee where he received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Management/Operations and Masters of Divinity. Edward completed his Doctorate of Ministry at Baylor University with a competency in ministry and marketplace leadership. He is passionate about bridging the gap between spiritual growth, and practical guidance. With this in mind, he also works closely with our the charter school (STAR Academy) to foster academic achievement. In his spare time, Ed enjoys traveling, deep-sea fishing, and kite surfing.