Adjunct Professor and Catalyst of the Certificate in Church
Planting and Multiplication
Ministerial and Professional Background
Ed Love presently serves as an Adjunct Professor and the Catalyst of the
Certificate in Church Planting and Multiplication at Wesley Seminary of Indiana
Wesleyan University. He is responsible primarily for the development and
teaching of the church planting courses the seminary offers. He is a planting
practitioner, network strategist, training catalyst, and a church planting
has served as a student ministries pastor, planted two effective churches,
daughtered church plants, provided coaching for multiple church planters, and
is the curator of www.GreenhousePlantingCenter.com, a web-based resource center for church multiplication. Ed currently
serves as the narrative pastor of The Well Church, catalyst of the Greenhouse
Planting Network, director of church multiplication for the West Michigan
District of The Wesleyan Church, and training catalyst for the Church
Multiplication Department of The Wesleyan Church.
resides in Ionia, MI with his wife Emily and three kids, Jennah, Josiah, and
Micah. He enjoys many outdoor activities, basketball, classic cars,
motorcycles, and spending time with his family. Find out more about Ed at
Wesleyan Church, 2006, West Michigan District
Spring Arbor University, Christian Ministries and Philosophy of Religion
M.DIV., Asbury Theological Seminary, School of Theology
George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Leadership in Emerging Culture
The Sound of Hope: Learning to Live in the
Promises of God (2011).
Turn: What if Fresh and Forceful Expressions
of the Church were Raised Up to Transform the World? (2012).
Fear Not: Finding the Courage to be Who God Wants You to Be (Wesley Publishing House, 2015).
The Invitation: Spring Life Sermon Series (Spiritual Formation
Dept., The Wesleyan Church, Spring 2012).