“Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare your power to the next generation, Your might to all who are to come.” –Psalm 71:18
He went to Chicago, Illinois to study at the Moody Bible Institute where he graduated from the Pastor’s Course in 1964. His Bachelor of Science Degree was earned from Friends University in Wichita, Kansas in 1995.
Edmond’s wife Karen is a retired church secretary. Edmond and Karen have been married since 1964. They have four children; a son who is a pastor in Wisconsin, two daughters who live in Kansas City, Kansas, and one daughter who lives in Springfield, Missouri. They have thirteen grandchildren.
As a result of Christian parents, a Baptist Church, and a Child Evangelism class Edmond trusted Christ as his personal Savior and Lord when he was 6-years-old. God called him to be a pastor during his junior year of high school.
Edmond has a pastor’s heart and enjoys ministering with senior adults. His favorite scripture is Lamentations 3:22–23:
“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.”