Dr. Ed newton is the lead pastor of Community Bible Church in San Antonio, a nearly 30,000-member congregation. Ed Newton is the blend of content with passion, intermixed with a unique ability to connect with all audiences from diverse walks of life. He sheds a unique perspective on overlooked and underestimated elements of Scripture in order for the purpose of clarity to the unseen. This has elevated him globally as a leading voice in pastoral leadership, next generational development, and missional strategy.
Ed is married to Stephanie and has four children, London, Lola, Liv, and Lawson. He holds a Doctor of Ministry in Pulpit Communication and Masters of Divinity degrees from Trinity Theological Seminary (Newburgh, IN) and a Masters of Religious Education from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (Memphis, TN). Before joining Community Bible Church, he was a speaker and leader in youth ministry, authoring Relentless and My Eight and coauthoring Student Ministry by the Book. He lives with his family in San Antonio, Texas.