About Dr. Strong

A member of The Falls Church Anglican (TFCA), Dr. Gregory Strong has a Ph.D. and an M.Phil. in theological and religious studies (Drew University, 1989), an MDiv (Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry, 1979), and a B.A. in English (University of Maryland, 1974). Currently, he is primarily engaged in two spheres of teaching: Anglican studies through Reformed Theological Seminary; and advanced theological education for lay people at TFCA. Recently, Dr. Strong has taught seminary classes in Anglican church history, ethics, and polity; as well as advanced classes for lay people on the Book of Common Prayer, Anglican history and identity, Anglican spirituality, biblical theology, systematic theology, Christian ethics, Christ and culture, the Psalms, Jonathan Edwards, and biblical peacemaking.

Dr. Strong has experience in leadership development, nonprofit management, restorative justice research, consulting and writing, and church ministry and administration. He has worked for 12 years in various capacities for Prison Fellowship International, a worldwide association of prison ministries: director of training for nonprofit leadership; office administrator; and grants researcher and writer. Dr. Strong has abstracted books and articles for Restorative Justice Online, an Internet resource for restorative justice research and practice. Additionally, he engages in other academic and nonprofit research and writing projects on a self-employed consulting basis, including a number of long and short articles for the Encyclopedia of Religion in American Politics (Oryx Press, 1999).

He is married to Karen Strong (the Senior Director at TFCA), who also has a Ph.D. in theological and religious studies. They live in Sterling, Virginia; and have one daughter, Kate, married and living in Massachusetts.