Dwight Edwards was born in El Paso, Texas and is a direct descendent of renowned theologian and pastor, Jonathan Edwards. He has pastored for over thirty years in various capacities. He ministered for 23 years at Grace Bible Church in College Station, TX. From 1980-1990 he served as the college pastor and from 1990-2003 he ministered as the senior pastor of the 2500 member congregation. As well, he has served on the staff of Grace Bible Church in The Heights (Houston), and WoodsEdge Community Church (The Woodlands).
He presently serves as the Senior Pastor of WatersEdge Community Church in Houston, Texas. A former professional tennis player, he has ministered throughout the United States and many places in the world over the last 35 years. He is also widely sought after as a motivational speaker for businesses, schools, athletic teams, and governmental agencies. He has given presentations at Yale, Princeton, The Air Force Academy, Vanderbilt, Rice, Texas A&M University, and many other schools. He is a graduate of The University of Mary Hardin Baylor and attended Dallas Theological Seminary.
In addition, Dwight is a bestselling author. He has written six books prior to Game-Changing Christianity – “Revolution Within”, “Releasing the Rivers Within”, “A Tale of Three Ships”, “Kindling for the Fire”, “Say ‘No’ to Vanilla”, and “High Octane for the Spirit”. He also has a workbook entitled “Experiencing Christ Within” and has written numerous magazine articles. He is a Community Associate for McMurtry College at Rice University.
Dwight Edwards nació en El Paso, Texas, y es descendiente directo del famoso teólogo y pastor Jonathan Edwards. Ha sido pastor durante más de treinta años en diversas funciones. Ministró durante 23 años en la Grace Bible Church en College Station, TX. De 1980 a 1990 sirvió como pastor de la universidad y de 1990 a 2003 ministró como pastor principal de la congregación de 2500 miembros. Además, ha formado parte del personal de la Grace Bible Church en The Heights (Houston), y de la WoodsEdge Community Church (The Woodlands).
Actualmente es el pastor principal de la iglesia WatersEdge Community Church en Houston, Texas. Ex tenista profesional, ha ejercido su ministerio en todo Estados Unidos y en muchos lugares del mundo durante los últimos 35 años. También es muy solicitado como orador motivacional para empresas, escuelas, equipos deportivos y organismos gubernamentales. Ha realizado presentaciones en Yale, Princeton, la Academia de las Fuerzas Aéreas, Vanderbilt, Rice, la Universidad de Texas A&M y muchas otras escuelas. Se graduó en la Universidad de Mary Hardin Baylor y asistió al Seminario Teológico de Dallas.
Además, Dwight es un autor de bestsellers. Ha escrito seis libros antes de Game-Changing Christianity: “Revolution Within”, “Releasing the Rivers Within”, “A Tale of Three Ships”, “Kindling for the Fire”, “Say ‘No’ to Vanilla” y “High Octane for the Spirit”. También tiene un libro de trabajo titulado “Experiencing Christ Within” y ha escrito numerosos artículos en revistas. Es asociado comunitario del McMurtry College de la Universidad de Rice.
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