Dr. Henry Curtis McDaniel, Jr. is a native of Chesterfield County, VA, graduated cum laude from CIU in Columbia, SC and has a Master of Divinity degree from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO. He earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. In 2009, he earned a Ph.D. in Civic Rhetoric (public oratory) at Duquesne University. Recently, he served as interim senior pastor for 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.