IT TAKES A LIFETIME: Edwards to be honored by St. John church flock in Little Rock

Pastor C. Dennis Edwards gave his first sermon when he was 15. "When I started preaching I was troubled that I wouldn't have much to preach, that  by the time I preached a year I would have preached it all and wouldn't know what else to preach," he says. "Here I am now, 60 years later, and I haven't begun to preach. I have a deeper understanding of the word and the word of the Bible is inexhaustible, so you never run out of material." (Special to the Democrat-Gazette)
Pastor C. Dennis Edwards gave his first sermon when he was 15. "When I started preaching I was troubled that I wouldn't have much to preach, that by the time I preached a year I would have preached it all and wouldn't know what else to preach," he says. "Here I am now, 60 years later, and I haven't begun to preach. I have a deeper understanding of the word and the word of the Bible is inexhaustible, so you never run out of material." (Special to the Democrat-Gazette)


Pastor C. Dennis Edwards has not always willingly done what he was called to do.

"But I have always loved church," says Edwards, 75.

Edwards will be honored this Sunday for serving 45 years as pastor of St.

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