A ministry and publishing veteran of near 40 years, Rick Edwards is former associate publisher of Salem Media Group’s publishing division with its eight magazines and seven websites. Previously, he worked for LifeWay Christian Resources, first as editor of youth Sunday School curriculum, eventually serving as director of the Adult Sunday School Department. Today he has his own publishing business, Seven Interactive, specializing in digitally-delivered curriculum. He also operates five websites for publishers, authors, and the church. Before he moved into publishing, Rick served as senior pastor of churches in Oklahoma and later in Tennessee. He earned a B.A. in religion from Oklahoma Baptist University and an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
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