Teaching at Taylor is a great privilege and joy for a host of reasons. First, I have the privilege of teaching subjects that I love and engage with regularly in my leisure time. I am an avid student of Scripture. The content of Biblical Studies is itself an inspirational stimulus for teaching. Second, my calling from God is to serve in the ministry of making disciples for Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:18-20). Teaching at Taylor provides a strategic environment for accomplishing this goal. Third, I love teaching at Taylor because of the intimate rapport I enjoy with Taylor students and Taylor faculty colleagues. The community life at Taylor is special. Fourth and finally, I enjoy living and working in the small, close-knit town of Upland, Indiana.
Amateur tree farmer, all sports, and cleaning horse stalls :)
Ed Meadors has 17 years experience teaching on the undergraduate level at Taylor University and 2 years of graduate teaching experience at Beeson Divinity School. He continually teaches Sunday school to all ages, leads a nursing home Bible teaching ministry, and teaches each spring at a local state penitentiary. He has written 3 books: Jesus the Messianic Herald of Salvation (1995); Idolatry and the Hardening of the Heart (2006); and Creation, Sin, Covenant, and Salvation (2011). He has authored book reviews, journal articles, and book chapters for a variety of publications. Ed has coordinated and led student trips to Honduras, Turkey, Greece and Italy. Ed and his wife, Kathy, have three children: Edward Jr., (b. 1990), Davis (b. 1993), and Mary Katherine (b. 1995).