In the past 16 1/2 years, Edgar has been the Worship Arts Pastor of Grace Point. His calling encompasses researching worship material for the wide age spectrum of our church family. He strives to empower and train musicians in instrumental and choral music. At Grace Point, Edgar fulfills his call to the ministry God placed upon him . The passion of his heart is to follow this obedience in worship by preparing and leading people before Jesus' holy presence through music and the arts.
Edgar is married to Trina Rhene, his wife of 30 years. They have 3 adult children: Mary Elizabeth (Nate Hinsky), Andrew, and Rachel (Jaron Birkey) and an adorable grandson, Able Thomas.
Born in the Northeast of Argentina of German heritage, Edgar grew up speaking German and Spanish. Upon graduation from High School, he emigrated to Germany and Switzerland for 4 years, at which time he learned English at the European Nazarene Bible College. Upon his arrival to the USA in 1984, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Church Music from Southern Nazarene University and a Masters in Choral Conducting from the Oklahoma University at Norman.