Edward Maxwell Sr. Was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His father served as an Elder of the Green Pastures Church of Christ in Spencer, Oklahoma. He has a wife of 31 years Jacqueline, and two sons Edward Jr. and Clifton.
In 1973 Edward Maxwell Sr. attended Baker University in Baldwin, Kansas after graduating from Casady Preparatory School. While a student at Baker, Edward served as the Associate Minister of the Baldwin Church of Christ in Baldwin, Kansas.
Upon graduating in 1977 with a Bachelors Degree in science from Baker University, Edward moved to Kansas City, Kansas with his wife of two years (Jacqueline) and his six month old son (Edward Jr.). In Kansas City, Kansas he taught at Central Jr. High and served as Assistant Minister at the Roswell Church of Christ.
Edward’s further academic experience includes Wichita State Graduate School of Behavioral Psychology, Harding University School of Biblical Studies (Major in Ministry and Family Counseling), University of Maryland Graduate School of Biochemistry (while teaching in Prince Georges County), Bowie State Graduate School of Education Administration, and Regent University Graduate School (Received Masters in Education and awarded top student of the graduating class in Education).
Edward L. Maxwell Sr has had a strong love for God and a desire to serve Him from childhood. He has been preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ for over thirty years. He has use the wisdom of God during his 25 years of service in the field of education. He has been the recipient of the Prince Georges County “Teacher of The Year” award for his ability to turn “at risk” students into honor roll students and successful college students. He helped design a Peer Mediation/Conflict Resolution program that has been installed in school systems all over the country, and which is currently being used in the Prince George’s County School System.
He is no longer working in the educational field but has turned all his focus and energy into his labor of love at the Suitland Road Church of Christ where he serves as Minister and Evangelist.