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Dr. Edwards is the tenured professor of preaching and leadership at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University; the founding pastor of Oasis Community Church in Yorba Linda, California; and the founder and president of CrossTalk Global. He directed the Doctor of Ministry programs at Talbot School of Theology and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary for 13 years while serving as executive board member of the Association for Doctor of Ministry Education, as well as founder and editor of The Journal of Christian Ministry. Dr. Edwards is past president of the Evangelical Homiletics Society, and the author of two award-winning books: Effective First-Person Biblical Preaching (Zondervan, 2005) and Deep Preaching (Broadman & Holman, 2009).
Dr. Edwards earned his Bachelor of Theology from Ambrose University, his MDiv from Tyndale Seminary, his DMin from Denver Seminary, and his PhD in intercultural education from Biola University. His DMin dissertation focused on communicating Old Testament narrative literature, while his PhD dissertation was on effective intercultural leadership.