George Grant (born in Houston, Texas in 1954) is an evangelical writer and a Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) pastor.
He was a church planter and pastor in Texas for ten years. He then served as an assistant to
D. James Kennedy at the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church and taught at Knox Theological Seminary. Following his move to Tennessee in 1991, Grant founded the King’s Meadow Study Center and Franklin Classical School in [1 ] Franklin. He is the author of more than 60 books and hundreds of articles. [2 ] He is currently involved in church planting in [3 ] Middle Tennessee and serves as the pastor of Parish Presbyterian Church in Franklin, Tennessee. Family [edit ]
Grant lives near Franklin with his wife and co-author Karen. They have three grown children and three grandchildren.
Education [edit ]
Grant has degrees from the
University of Houston, Whitefield Theological Seminary, Belhaven College and Knox Theological Seminary. [4 ] Beliefs [edit ]
Grant holds to the standards of the Westminster Confession and looks to
Francis Schaeffer (1912–1984), founder of L'Abri in Switzerland, and Thomas Chalmers (1780–1847), founder of New College Edinburgh, as his chief spiritual and intellectual influences. He has also been profoundly influenced by Martin Bucer (1491–1551), Jan Amos Comenius (1592–1670), Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834–1892), Abraham Kuyper (1837–1920), G.K. Chesterton (1874–1936), J.R.R. Tolkien (1892–1973), and C.S. Lewis (1898–1963). In recent years, he has closely associated himself and his writing with the Ligonier Ministries of R.C. Sproul (b. 1939). Published books [edit ] Author or Co-Author [edit ] The American Vision, 1984 Bringing in the Sheaves: Replacing , 1985, ’89, ’95 Government Welfare with Biblical Charity In the Shadow of Plenty: Biblical Principles for , 1986, ’98, 2009 Welfare The Dispossessed: , 1986 Homelessness in America To the Work: A Handbook for Church Diaconal Ministry, 1986 The Changing of the Guard: The Vital Role Christians Play in America’s Unfolding Cultural Drama, 1987, ’95 The , with Catechism of the New Age: A Response to Dungeons and Dragons Peter Leithart, 1987 Rebuilding the Walls: A Biblical Strategy for Restoring America's Greatness, with Peter Waldron, 1987 Grand Illusions: The Legacy of 1988, ’93, ’98, 2000 Planned Parenthood, Trial and Error: The , 1989, ’93 American Civil Liberties Union and Its Impact on Your Family The Legacy of , 1989 Planned Parenthood Third Time Around: The History of the , 1990, 2010 Pro-Life Movement from the First Century to the Present Clean Air: A Citizen's Handbook for Media Accountability, with Peter Leithart, 1990 In Defense of Greatness: How Biblical Character Shapes A Nation's Destiny, with Peter Leithart, 1990 The Walls Came Tumbling Down: The Fall of , with Communism in Our Time Peter Leithart, 1990 The Blood of the Moon: Understanding the Conflict between , 1991, 2001 Islam and Western Civilization The Quick and the Dead: , 1991 RU-486 and the New Chemical Warfare Against Your Family , 1991 Homelessness In America: Its Causes and Its Cures Unnatural Affections: The Impuritan Ethic of the Modern Church, 1991 The Last , 1992 Crusader: The Untold Story of Christopher Columbus Hillarious: The Wacky Wit, Wisdom, and Wonderment of , 1992 Hillary Rodham-Clinton , 1992 Perot: The Populist Appeal of Strong-Man Politics The 57% Solution: A , 1993 Conservative Strategy for the Next Four Years Where Do We Go From Here: An Agenda for Conservatives During Cultural Captivity, 1993 Legislating Immorality: The , with Mark Horne, 1993 Homosexual Movement Comes Out of the Closet The Family Under Siege: What the New , 1994 Social Engineers Have in Mind for Your Children The Micah Mandate: Balancing the Christian Life, 1995, ’99, 2010 Killer Angel: A Biography of , 1995, 2000, 2010 Margaret Sanger The Dittohead’s Little Instruction Book, 1996 You Might Be a Liberal If, 1996 Our Character, Our Future: Reclaiming America’s Moral Destiny, with Alan Keyes, 1996 Immaculate Deception: The Shifting Agenda of , 1996 Planned Parenthood Buchanan: Caught in the Crossfire, 1996 Moral Earthquakes, with O.S. Hawkins, 1996 Bless This Food, with Karen Grant and Julia Pitkin, 1996 The Patriot’s Handbook: A Citizenship Primer, 1996, 2001 Carry a Big Stick: The Uncommon Heroism of , 1996 Theodore Roosevelt Faithful Volunteers: The History of , with Religion in Tennessee Stephen Mansfield, 1997 Letters Home: Counsel from the Sages of the Past to their Loved Ones, with Karen Grant, 1997 Logomorphs: A Politically Incorrect Dictionary, 1997 The Reader’s Journal: The Stirling Bridge Classics Program, 1997 Best Friends: Lessons from Extraordinary Relationships through the Ages, with Karen Grant, 1998 Kids Who Kill: Confronting our Culture of Violence, with Gov. Mike Huckabee, 1998 Y2K: A Novel, with Michael Hyatt, 1998 Just Visiting: How Travel Has Enlightened Lives Throughout History, with Karen Grant, 1999 Lost Causes: The Romantic Attraction of Defeated Men and Movements, with Karen Grant, 1999 Shelf Life: How Books Have Changed the Destinies of Men and Nations, with Karen Grant, 1999 Going Somewhere: A Dan and Bea Adventure, 1999 Christmas Spirit: The Celebrations of the Season, with Gregory Wilbur, 1999 The Pocket Patriot: Citizenship Basics for the New Millennium, 2000 The Christian Almanac: Each Day in History, with Gregory Wilbur, 2000, ’02 Garden Graces: How the Tasks of Gardening Have Shaped Art, Music, and History, with Karen Grant, 2001 The Absolutes: The Indisputable Principles of Civilized Society, with James Robison, 2002 Center of the Storm: Practicing Principled Leadership in Times of Crisis, with Katherine Harris, 2002 An Emerging Nation: The American War of Independence, 2003 The Importance of the , 2004 Electoral College The Courage of Theodore Roosevelt, 2005 On the Road to Independence, with Gary DeMar, 2006 Cheerful Givers, 2008 The American Patriot's Handbook: The Writings, History, and Spirit of a Free Nation, 2009 Editor [edit ] , editor, 1993 Homosexuality, the Military, and the Future: The Moral and Strategic Crisis Gays in the Military: A Caveat Collection, editor, 1993 Hero Tales: How Common Lives Reveal the Uncommon Genius of America, editor, 2000 From Bannockburn to Flodden: Tales by , editor, 2001 Sir Walter Scott From Gileskirk to Greyfriars: Tales by , editor, 2001 Sir Walter Scott From Glencoe to Stirling Bridge: Tales by , editor, 2001 Sir Walter Scott From Montrose to Culloden: Tales by , editor, 2001 Sir Walter Scott Q and I: An , editor, 2003 Arthur Quiller-Couch Anthology Parish Life: A , editor, 2003 Thomas Chalmers Anthology , by Thomas Jefferson John Morse, editor, 2005 , by George Washington Henry Cabot Lodge, editor, 2005 The Expulsive Power of a New Affection: A Sermon by , editor, 2007, 09 Thomas Chalmers A Sabbath Psalter: Scripture Readings by , editor, 2010 Thomas Chalmers References [edit ] External links [edit ]