Edward Chisolm – The Author

Edward was born into a family of four in 1959 in Hardeeville, South Carolina. Edward can be best described a warm, caring, kind and considerate person.  He is a humble man of God who loves the Lord. Edward is the extremely proud father of two beautiful adult children Corey (33) and Michelle (31).  Edward served 6 years in the U.S. Army as a Medical Specialist. He received the Expert Field Medical Badge; the highest peacetime honor awarded a Medic. Edward is the former Executive Director of the Chatham Savannah Youth Futures Authority. Over the past 29 years, he has made helping and advocating on behalf of children, youth and families his life’s mission. Edward is a former Annie E. Casey Fellow. He has a B.A Degree in Psychology from Talladega College (1983) and a Masters in Health Services Administration from Central Michigan University (1987). In 2002, Edward joined Second Arnold Missionary Baptist Church under the spiritual leadership of Pastor Richard L. Hall Sr. Over the last 16 years; Edward has served the Body of Christ in various capacities such as Sunday School Teacher, Trustee, Brotherhood President, Usher, Budget Committee and Baptist Training Union Instructor.  Currently, Edward is a co-Superintendent of the Sunday School Ministry and Vice Chairperson of the Christian Education Ministry. Edward is a thorough and powerful teacher of God’s Word where he is a certified instructor in Second Arnold’s Christian Leadership School, under the Deanship of Sis. Sandra B. Williams. He is certified to teach several courses to include: Baptist Doctrine, Effective Bible Reading, Introduction to the New Testament, Doctrine of the Holy Spirit, The Black Church and Social Justice, The Art of Working with Our Youth, and Blacks in the Bible.  Bro. Edward also is a sort after teacher in other leadership schools in Savannah. Edward is the founder and President of E. C. Consulting Services where he helps emerging nonprofit develops their 501 C 3 and provides training in nonprofit development, strategic planning, and grant writing. In his spare time, Edward enjoys watching movies, listening to music, watching sports, traveling, and of course studying and teaching God’s Word. His motto is: “Do Your Best and God will do the Rest!”

                       “We are ambassadors of Christ”    2 Cor. 5:20