Founder and President

H. Curtis McDaniel Jr., PhD., DMin.

Dr. Henry Curtis McDaniel, Jr., a native of Chesterfield County, VA, graduated cum laude from Columbia International University in Columbia, SC and obtained a Master of Divinity degree from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO. He has two earned doctorates, a D.Min from Fuller Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Civic Rhetoric (public oratory) at Duquesne University.

Dr. McDaniel has more than 30 years experience in pastoral ministry, including recent ministries as interim senior pastor for Chapin Presbyterian Church in Chapin, SC, and New Hope Presbyterian Church in Fort Myers, FL.

Curt uses the resources of his Ph.D. to research, to write and to teach on the ministry of the church in a post-Christian culture, founding The Center for Reaching a Post-Christian Conditioned Culture in 2015.

He is the author of When I Need God the Most and co-author with his wife Karen on the three-book series, Life Brighteners. Several books and resources covering preaching/teaching in a post-Christian conditioned culture and America’s Judeo-Christian Culture are currently in production.

Curt has a passion for gardening and furniture-making. He loves MLB, Bichon Frise dogs and college football. He and his wife, Karen, have 3 children, Curtis, Megan, and Heather.