Rt. Rev. Edward Donalson III, DMin.
Director of Doctor of Ministry for the School of Theology and Ministry of Seattle University
Professor, author, thought coach, and multi-media personality, Rt. Rev. Edward Donalson III, DMin is a visionary with a dynamic message of empowerment.
Born in Philadelphia, PA and cultivated in Seattle, WA as a bi-coastal youth, he developed a heart for diversity and an ability to navigate all socioeconomic, educational, and ethnic spheres. Traveling nationally as a guest lecturer, workshop clinician, and preacher since 1996, he is a constructive theologian with a liberative lens. His scholarship centers intersectional theology as an emerging discipline.
With a Bachelor of Theology, a Masters of Art in Global Leadership and a Doctorate of Ministry. Dr. Donalson speaks a life affirming message to all people. The hallmarks of his work include an emphasis on combating imperialist, white supremacist, capitalist heteropatriarchy.
Dr. Donalson has authored 7 books: Moments of Worship; More Moments of Worship; THINK! Retooling Your Mind for Kingdom Success; THINK Again! The Roadmap to Kingdom Greatness; Unlocking the Genius Within: Essays on Greatness; Get Your Life: Affirmations, Inspirations, and Intentions, and In My Own Words; the Contemplative Life of a 21st Century Bishop, and is also the compiler of two anthologies: On Becoming and Yes I’m a Christian; a Practical Theology for an Emerging Generation. He hosted Curated Conversations on Justice in partnership with Genesis Global Spiritual Center (CSL). And has a forthcoming book later this year on Cascade Books: #BlackLivesMatter: Toward an Intersectional Theology.
Dr. Edward Donalson, III is the Director of Doctor of Ministry for the School of Theology and Ministry of Seattle University where he serves as core faculty, teaching in multiple degree programs. Currently serving as Senior Pastor of Kingdom Family Worship Center Int’l he is the Presiding Prelate of Freedom Assemblies Worldwide. He is the current President of the United Ecumenical College of Bishops while concurrently serving as Dean of The College of Affirming Bishops. Dr. Donalson is also the Bishop of Operations for the P.U.R.E. Ministries International Fellowship Churches and serves both on the King County Juvenile Justice Steering Committee and The City of Kent Community Police Race Relations Taskforce.