Turkey Creek MBC

Our Pastor


Terence C. Edwards is a native of Liberty, Texas where he matriculated through grade school earning his high school diploma. Born April 9, 1989 to Mr. Herman Gallien and Ms. Sharron Edwards, Terence has always been an special child.

After graduating high school he entered Prairie View A&M University in2007. While in college at PVAMU he attended the Church Without Walls in Houston, Texas under the leadership of Dr. Ralph Douglas West.

His educational path changed when he heard the call from the Almighty God and accepted his calling into the ministry at the age of 21, in March of 2010. He preached his first sermon on June 6, 2010, entitled “You Can Run But You Can’t Hide” Jonah 1:1-4 under the leadership of Interim Pastor, Rev. Robert Seals at his home church, Turkey Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Liberty, Texas.

Pastor Edwards was ordained as minister of the gospel on June 3, 2012. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biblical Studies and a minor in Pastoral Ministry from The College of Biblical Studies in Houston, Texas in December of 2015. He is currently a student at George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University pursing a Master of Divinity Degree.

At Turkey Creek he served as Youth Pastor, making a huge impact in the lives of young people. He also served as Campus Pastor of Turkey Creek Houston in November of 2014. As well as Executive Pastor of Turkey Creek Liberty. Pastor Edwards is a innovator who inspires and uplift all he meets. Pastor Edwards is the husband of Darcie, the father of Heavenly Noelle and Terence Edwards II.

On February 19, 2017, Pastor Edwards was called to become the under-shepherd at his home church Turkey Creek Baptist Church in Liberty, Texas as the 15th pastor. Making history by becoming the youngest Pastor to ever pastor the church and in the community. The church is one of the oldest African American churches in Liberty County, established in 1866 briefly after slavery.

Embracing ministry with a servant heart, Pastor Edwards have implemented many programs and ministries that bring hope and healing to the lost. Pastor Edwards led the church during a pandemic in 2020, in a giving campaign to eliminate the debt of the church and was successful. Paying off the church mortgage and burning the note. Pastor Edwards has been the recipient of many awards and accolades, recognizing his achievements in leadership. A proclamation from Liberty County declared the 4th Sunday in June as Pastor Terence C. Edwards Day.

He is an Executive Advisor for a nonprofit, NBCE Community Development Group. A member of Truett Black Student Association at Baylor University. A member of Liberty County Responds Pastor Group. As well as a member of Liberty County Coalition. His latest achievement is becoming a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

Pastor Edwards loves, live, and lead under the power of the Holy Spirit. He serves in various areas and wears many different hats in the body of Christ. He is a Preacher/Teacher who sought after for his preaching gift and takes seriously and is passionate about the gift God has given him. He stands on the word of God and strive everyday to not just preach it but live it