Dr. Grant brings an impressive array of personal and professional accomplishments to his role as senior pastor of A Place of Restoration. A longtime community activist in South Florida , he has been a prominent advocate for immigrant rights; fairness in the criminal-justice and judicial systems; HIV/AIDS and health-care policies; public education; and political and economic empowerment for the disfranchised.
In the religious world, Dr. Grant is highly regarded as an out-of-the-box, innovative man of the cloth. He founded and is president of the Pastors Guild of America.
Dr. Grant has a Ph.D. degree in philosophy and Christian counseling, and is the author of three books— Staying on Top of Credit , Lasting Romance , and The Missing Link . He also writes a column on relationships that is published in local newspapers.
Living his concept of spiritual and financial wealth, Dr. Grant is chairman/CEO of a land-development firm, Florida Topland, Inc., that specializes in multi-acre land sales in the Midwest .
The Grants, natives of Jamaica , have six children—including son Delano , the church's youth pastor—and nine grandchildren.