Our Network Coordinator

Edward A. Collins
812.449.0804 (cell)
812.867.7451 (office)
Office Hours: M-Th 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Ed has spent the last forty years serving churches in Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee and now in Indiana.  Ed received his B.A. in Music Education from Oakland City University, his Masters in Religious Education from Southern Seminary in Louisville, and his Doctor of Ministry from the Pillsbury Seminary in St. Louis.   Ed married Linda Conner in 1976.  Linda grew up in Boonville, Indiana and received her degree in nursing from the University of Evansville.  They have two daughters: Lisa, who’s an Assistant D.A. in Houston, TX, and Jennifer, who is a teacher at Caze Elementary, Evansville.   Ed grew up in a Christian home and came to know Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at a young age.  He began his full-time ministry in 1976 and has served as a Pastor, Executive Pastor, Minister of Education, Minister of Youth, and/or Minister of Music.  He was ordained to the Gospel Ministry in 1979.   Ed is excited to serve as Coordinator for the Southwestern Indiana Baptist Association.  He looks forward to working together with the churches, pastors, and members as we impact our area for the cause of Christ.