Edward Donnelly pastored Trinity Reformed Presbyterian Church in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, before his retirement in 2011. He had previously served pastorates in Dervock and with a Greek speaking church in Cyprus. Donnelly serves as Professor of New Testament Language and Literature, and Principal, at Reformed Theological College in Belfast. He is a trustee of the Banner of Truth Trust, and is a much-appreciated preacher and conference speaker. He is married to Lorna and they have three grown-up children.