Dr. Conway Edwards
Lead Pastor, One Community Church
Dr. Conway Edwards is the founding and Lead Pastor of One Community Church, a fast growing church in Plano, Texas ministering to the communities of Collin County and hosting 7000 weekly in attendance. Dr. Edward’s unique ability to communicate the truths of the Bible in a relevant and uncompromising manner has helped to reach a generation of men, women, singles, couples and families embedded in a culture defined by individualism, materialism and humanism.
Dr. Edwards holds a Master of Theology, with an emphasis in Pastoral Ministry, from Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS). While at DTS, he was a Leadership Fellow with the Center for Christian Leadership, under the guidance of Dr. Howard Hendricks. Dr. Edwards also holds a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University.
Dr. Edwards formerly served as Director of Singles at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas under the leadership of Senior Pastor, Dr. Tony Evans. Dr. Edwards is passionate about leadership and the local church. He is the author of Leading a Turnaround Ministry: A Process for Exponential Growth and is co-author of When Love’s In View and The Undercover Woman, with his wife, Jada.
Dr. Edwards and Jada have a son named Joah and daughter named Chloe.
Matt grew up on east coast and attended the University of Maryland, earning a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and Physics. His passion for ministry began while participating and later leading a campus ministry. Then after working as an Electrical Engineer for 3 short years, he was called into full time ministry. Which led him to attend Dallas Theological Seminary, where he earned his Master’s in Christian Education.
Matt began in ministry as the Director of Adult Ministries at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship under the leadership of Dr. Tony Evans. Later Matt played a vital role as the Associate Pastor in the launch of Destiny Church in Fort Worth, TX. And most recently, Matt was at Keystone Church in Keller, TX for 7 years where he led the Small Groups Ministry, Men’s Ministry and First Impressions Ministry.
Connection is his passion, and he is focused on leading everyone to become passionate followers of Jesus.
Matt and his wife, Aneesah have two beautiful daughters, Journey and Zoe.
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