About the Author

Ed Steele Worship Heart Cries For 20 years Ed Steele served with his family as missionaries in Central America, concluding with 6 years as a Music Editor with the Baptist Spanish Publishing House [now Editorial Mundo Hispano] located in El Paso, Texas.

He completed a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Oklahoma Baptist University, a Masters of Church Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

For the past 18 years he has served as a Professor of Music for the Leavell College of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, teaching courses in Worship, Music History, Hymnology, and Voice. In addition, he served as Minister of Music and Worship at the Parkview Baptist Church, in Metairie, Louisiana for 17 years.

He is the author of Castle Mountain: In Search of the Mysterious Treasure, a children’s mystery novel published by Tate Publishing, the composer of the SATB anthem, “It is Enough,” arranged by Tom Fettke and published by Alfred Publishing, and has recorded, “Paul, to the Church at Philippi,” a musical setting of the entire book of Paul’s letter to the Philippians. He is available for conferences on worship and may be contacted at eksteelez@yahoo.com.