First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach is pleased to have some of the best preachers in the country as guests for our Distinguished Preacher Series.
Dr. Tom Long recently retired as the Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2018, he was named one of the twelve most effective preachers in the English speaking world by Baylor University. Dr. Long is an accomplished author and effective preacher.
Rev. Susan Sparks, an ex-trial lawyer, turned standup comedian and Baptist minister, is America's only female comedian with a pulpit. A North Carolina native, Susan's work with humor, healing, and spirituality, has been featured in O Magazine, the New York Times, and on several television networks. She is an accomplished author and recipient of the Intersections International Award for her interfaith work to promote justice and reconciliation among diverse communities.