Howard is active in National Capital Presbytery (currently serving on the Worship and Theology Committee and Committee on Ministry (2002-2008). His varied background includes being a social worker in Florida and a regional staff person for Amnesty International (U.S.A.). He has been mission leader for projects in Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mexico, and Haiti.
He has a Master’s degree in social work from Florida State University; an M.Div. degree from Candler School of Theology; and a D.Min. degree from Wesley Theological Seminary.
Howard is both an avid reader and writer. He is a columnist for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s journal, “Call to Worship;” a contributing writer for the journal, “Homiletics.” He is “an avid reader of theology and fiction,” he says.
“I’m delighted to be a part of the team at The Presbyterian Outlook, he says. “I plan to continue the long tradition of offering reviews of the finest books in theology, Biblical studies, pastoral practice, and cultural criticism that will strengthen congregational leaders who are seeking to be reformed and always open to being reformed according to God’s Word and Spirit.”