From 2014-2018 Ed served as Executive Director of God’s Shelter of Love, a
Decatur-based nonprofit providing emergency shelter, counseling, food and clothing to
homeless families, women and children.
Prior to his service at God’s Shelter of Love, Ed held various counseling positions in the Bloomington-Normal community and conducted inner-city pastoral ministries in both Gary, Indiana and Joliet, Illinois.
Ed is a US Army veteran and holds an MA in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Lincoln Christian Seminary and an MS in Human Services Counseling from Illinois State University. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and National Certified Counselor.