About Ed Hartman
Ed was born in Romania to a Christian family. His family experienced religious persecution as evangelical Christians in Communist Romania. His father was a leader in the underground church and spent 3 ½ years in a communist labor camp. When Ed was a child, they were able to leave Romania as political refugees and move first to Germany, and then to the U.S. Ed began his training for ministry as an undergraduate student at Columbia Bible College. He later received a Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary, and Doctor of Ministry from Westminster Seminary in California. From 1991 to 1995, he pastored Edwards Presbyterian Church in Edwards, MS. From 1995 to 2004, he served as the pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Kosciusko, MS. In 2004, Ed returned to Romania as a missionary team leader with Mission to the World. He and his wife, Emily, have four children and two grandchildren.