Eddie Ensley is a permanent deacon in the Diocese of Savannah. He serves on the clergy staff at St. Anne Catholic Church in Columbus, Georgia. Ensley teaches graduate school at Josephinum Diaconate Institute, Pontifical College Josephinum, where he also serves as a course developer. He is a mission member of Alleluia Community, an ecumenical covenant community.
He and Robert Herrmann operate Deacons in Ministry, through which they have preached to more than 370,000 people in 350 locations since 2001. The two are coauthors of Writing to Be Whole.
Ensley is a licensed clinical pastoral counselor with a master’s degree in pastoral studies (Loyola University) and a doctorate in clinical pastoral counseling (Cornerstone University). The author of fifteen books, he has more than thirty years of experience leading parish missions, retreats, and renewals.
Ensley is an enrolled member of the Echota Cherokee tribe and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He lives in Fortson, Georgia.