Edward Porter Armstrong
Edward Porter Armstrong is a native South Carolinian who moved with his parents to North Carolina when he was a teenager. He went to The Citadel for a year and a summer after which he married his High School sweetheart and transferred to Presbyterian Jr. College; from there to High Point University and Duke Divinity School.
Bible was a required course at Presbyterian Jr. College taught by Reverend Dr. Shelton Cosey, a former Flying Tiger in the Pacific during World War II. During his course Ed became captivated by the Biblical message and decided to study for the Christian ministry.
He is presently retired and substitute preaches frequently for fellow ministers. He served as a County Commissioner for twelve years, and on the board of Carolina East Regional Medical Center for twelve years. He is presently an Adjunct Chaplin at the Regional Hospital and a Board Member of Promise Place, a sexual assault resource center.
Ed is an ordained United Methodist Minister. Sarah and Ed have two sons and a daughter.