Edward J. Robinson, a native of Jacksonville, Texas, serves as pulpit minister for the North Tenneha Church of Christ in Tyler, Texas. He earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in Bible and Religious Education from Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, Texas. He has three masters degrees: Masters of Arts in Religious Education (1991) and a Masters of Divinity (1993) from Harding School of Theology in Memphis, Tennessee. He earned a Masters of Arts in Classical Greek (1998) from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. His Ph.D. degree is American History and African American History from Mississippi State University (2003) in Starkville, Mississippi.
Ed Robinson has authored seven academic books, including: Hard-Fighting Soldiers: A History of African American Churches of Christ (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2019). He currently serves as Associate Professor of History and Religion at Texas College in Tyler, Texas. He has served congregations in Mississippi, Illinois, and Texas.