Dr. Conway Edwards
Lead Pastor, One Community Church
Dr. Conway Edwards is the founding and Lead Pastor of One Community Church, a fast growing church in Plano, Texas ministering to the communities of Collin County and hosting 7000 weekly in attendance. Dr. Edward’s unique ability to communicate the truths of the Bible in a relevant and uncompromising manner has helped to reach a generation of men, women, singles, couples and families embedded in a culture defined by individualism, materialism and humanism.
Dr. Edwards holds a Master of Theology, with an emphasis in Pastoral Ministry, from Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS). While at DTS, he was a Leadership Fellow with the Center for Christian Leadership, under the guidance of Dr. Howard Hendricks. Dr. Edwards also holds a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University.
Dr. Edwards formerly served as Director of Singles at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas under the leadership of Senior Pastor, Dr. Tony Evans. Dr. Edwards is passionate about leadership and the local church. He is the author of Leading a Turnaround Ministry: A Process for Exponential Growth and is co-author of When Love’s In View and The Undercover Woman, with his wife, Jada.
Dr. Edwards and Jada have a son named Joah and daughter named Chloe.
As a young adult in Jamaica, Brenton dedicated his life to Christ and soon began serving in his local church youth ministry, Sunday school ministry and became the community director of Youth for Christ. He later came to the United States to pursue theological and academic studies. Brenton earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and a Master’s degree in Ministry from Criswell College.
Brenton has a passion for serving the church through teaching and equipping believers so that they can grow in their knowledge and understanding of the Scriptures and grow in their relationship with Christ. Brenton has served in various pastoral positions such as children’s pastor, youth pastor, and administrative pastor, including a tenure as the Research Assistant to both the late Dr. E. K. Bailey, founder and pastor of Concord Church in Dallas, Texas, and his successor the Rev. Bryan Carter.
While serving on the faculty of Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, as the chair of the English Language Arts Department in the Dallas Independent School District; Brenton is currently pursuing a PhD in Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Brenton, and his wife, Jessica live in McKinney, Texas and enjoy travelling and watching sports together.