|Uszynski is an Elder at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Xenia, Ohio, where he oversees the worship service organization, leadership development and serves as a teaching pastor. Uszynski has a bachelor’s degree in communication from Kent State, two Masters in Divinity and Christian Worldview from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a PhD in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University.
Mar 16, 2015 Ed Uszynski: Are Real Relationships Possible in Our Culture? [Biola University Chapel]. Dr. Ed Uszynski discusses the problem that American culture seems to have with relating deeply and honestly. He explains that the fundamental characteristic of someone who handles relationships well is that he or she is growing in Christ. Dr. Uszynski urges his audience to be intentional about seeking deep relationships and speaking vulnerably with one another.
Feb 5, 2010: Religion Today: God and the Gridiron? Some Cry Foul
Some evangelicals also have concerns. Ed Uszynski, who works for Athletes in Action, a ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ, said he urges athletes to rethink how they express their faith. At a recent college football game he attended, he said at least 10 teammates dropped a knee in prayer: "It becomes rabbit-footish," said Uszynski, adding that he wasn't speaking for the ministry.
Aug 9, 2021: USA Today: NFL cheerleading is demeaning to women. It's time to end this nonsense.
These are worse by degree but utterly consistent with the spirit of “cheerleading” in the nation’s most popular pro sports league, which reduces the female performers to “skin and sexuality,” as writer Ed Uszynski aptly puts it.
Z-News Notes: Feb 23, 2014: "The Winter Games in Sochi have provided another opportunity for the world to celebrate the innate humanistic impulse for peace, while watching mini-battles that culminated in medals and anthems, individual glory and national pride. But they also inadvertently foreshadow a day when people from “every nation, tribe, people and language” will gather together to celebrate the One who ultimately provides the very peace they seek, a hope partially realized in real time in the person of Jesus Christ." --Ed Uszynski: Desiring God: "The Closing Ceremonies and the End of History")