George makes his home in Middle Tennessee near the historic town of Franklin with his wife and co-author Karen (pictured here). Together they have three grown children and six grandchildren.
Yes, he holds pastoral responsibilities and regular classes in history, literature, theology, and the arts, he maintains an active writing and speaking schedule in this country and around the world. He has academic degrees in Political Science at the University of Houston (B.A.), Philosophy at Whitefield Theological Seminary (M.A., D.Litt., Ph.D.), Humanities at Belhaven College (D. Hum.), and Theology at Knox Theological Seminary (D.Min. Cand.).
But his best titles... husband, father, and grandfather!
He pastors Presbyterian Church, Director of the King's Meadow Study Center, Founder of both Franklin Classical School and New College Franklin, and Coordinator of the Chalmers Fund.
He is the author of dozens of books in the areas of history, biography, politics, literature, and social criticism and he has written hundreds of essays, articles, and columns.
He has pioneered efforts to establish Classical Christian Schools in the US around the world—particularly in the Muslim world (with five large and thriving schools in Iraq, twenty in Indonesia, and three in China).
His work on behalf of the homeless, for international relief and development, for racial reconciliation, and for the sanctity of life has been profiled in such varied media outlets as the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Focus on the Family, The 700 Club, the Coral Ridge Hour, Point of View, Crossfire, World Magazine, and Christianity Today.
George's books, innumerable podcasts, a variety curriculum packages, and a host of other resources are available on his website.
Now, George is excited to introduce you to some of the newest vehicles he has to encourage, equip, and empower you to stand fast in a world of constant change: the Standfast-cast (a weekly podcast) and the Standfast Community