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Articles by David Strain

Dr. David Strain was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He holds degrees from Duncan Jordanstone College of Art, Trinity College Glasgow/School of Divinity, the Free Church of Scotland College in Edinburgh, and Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson. He was ordained to the gospel ministry in the Free Church of Scotland in September 2003, and has held pastoral charges in London, England, and Columbus, MS. Since May 2013, David has served on the pastoral staff of First Presbyterian Church in Jackson and was installed as Senior Minister in May 2014. He was awarded a Doctor of Ministry degree from Reformed Theological Seminary (Jackson) in 2016.

As a congregation, First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, has been a leader in our denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America, from its inception. That ongoing leadership role requires us to acknowledge our errors as well as our successes.  Across our denomination there is an important ongoing conversation taking place about race and racial reconciliation, and we have a vital part to play in advancing that discussion for the glory...

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