The Reverend Dr. Monty Knight is the preacher on Day 1 for Sunday, July 26. The Reverend Knight is a pastoral counselor and member of Circular Congregational Church in Charleston, South Carolina. His sermon, “On Knowing Not How to Pray” is from the Romans 8: 25-26 lesson in the Lectionary for that Sunday.
A native of southern Illinois, Mondy has been a pastoral counselor in Charleston, South Carolina for many years where he continues to teach and train clinical counselors and write extensively. He has more than 50 years of experience as a minister, counselor, teacher, and clinical supervisor of counselors. He was the pastor of the historic First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Charleston from 1994 to 2010.
Rev. Knight holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, an M.Div. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a D.Min. from Princeton Theological Seminary. He is the author of the book, Balanced Living: Don’t Let Your Strength Become a Weakness, as well as numerous articles in newspapers, magazines, and journals.
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