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Dwight Edwards

Senior Pastor

Born in El Paso, Texas, Dwight Edwards is a direct descendent of renowned theologian and pastor, Jonathan Edwards. He has been a pastor for over thirty years in various capacities. A former professional tennis player and a current bestselling author, he has ministered throughout the United States and many places in the world over the last 35 years. He is also widely sought after as a motivational speaker for businesses, schools, athletic teams, and governmental agencies and has given presentations at Yale, Princeton, The Air Force Academy, Vanderbilt, Rice, Texas A&M University, and many other schools. He is a graduate of The University of Mary Hardin Baylor and attended Dallas Theological Seminary.

Dwight lives in Houston with his wife, Lauri.

Roles: Main pastor on Sunday mornings, leads several bible studies and seminars throughout the week, head of the devotional emails and Edgemail.

Access Dwight's blog here


Nathan Bonnes

Worship Leader

Nathan graduated with his Bachelor of Religious Studies, from Rice University, in May 2015, where he also lead worship for Reformed University Fellowship. Nathan is also a talented singer/songwriter who finds time to play in coffeehouses and other venues across Texas, both as a soloist and with his folk-band.

Roles: Head of worship, social media and music setup on Sunday mornings, leads College Ministry


Gretchen Oertli

Administrative Assistant

Gretchen received her Bachelor's of Arts in Economics and English from Rice University. Currently, she is an English teacher at a local high school and has been a part of WatersEdge for the past two years.

Roles: Handles website, Sunday setup, hospitality, kids ministry, and various programs


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