Nurture Faith

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As Senior Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach, I am glad that you are spending the next few minutes nurturing your faith.

Dr. Doug Hood

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A Very Strange Town Square

“So then, if anyone is in Christ, that person is part of the new creation. The old things have gone away, and look, new things have arrived! All of these new things are from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and who gave us the ministry of reconciliation.” 2 Corinthians 5:17, 18 Earlier…

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When Anger is a Virtue

“He (Moses) looked around to make sure no one else was there. Then he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand.” Exodus 2:12 (Common English Bible) “Looking around at them with anger, deeply grieved at their unyielding hearts, he said to the man, ‘Stretch out your hand.’” Mark 3:5 (Common English Bible) Moses…

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Where Joy Is Found

“Know this, my dear brothers and sisters: everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to grow angry. This is because an angry person doesn’t produce God’s righteousness.” James 1:19, 20 (Common English Bible) Sydney Harris shares an occasion when he was walking with a friend home from the office. On the…

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About Me

I have been the Senior Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach, Florida since 2012. I hold a Master of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary. I was the Moderator of the Presbytery of Tropical Florida and was a commissioner to my denomination’s General Assembly in 2014 and 2016. I am the author of several books including Nurture Faith: Five Minute Meditations to Strengthen Your Walk with Christ. I am married to Grace and have two children, Nathanael and Rachael.