“I’m driven to verses like Mark 8:34, If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me, Ed says. “In particular I dwell on the phrase ‘you must deny yourself.’ Many of us have taken this radical challenge so lightly. The more I grow in my faith, the more I ask myself “what am I willing to give up for Him?”

“It is a hard question in the context of looking at what we have compared to what others need. It is not a comfortable challenge,” Ed continues, “but out of our love for the Savior, we should strive to do better, to do more.”

Prior to joining FEBC, Ed spent 9 years at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago

as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and over 25 years within the oil industry, including progressive leadership positions with British Petroleum, Amoco and Standard Oil Company.

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