About the Author

Dr. Henry G. Covert is an ordained minister with the United Church of Christ. After a tour of duty in the military, he worked in law enforcement for twenty years as both a patrol sergeant and county detective. Since entering the ministry he has served several parishes, worked as a counselor in therapeutic communities, was a state prison chaplain, and acquired adjunct faculty status at the Pennsylvania State University. Reverend Covert was the chaplain for Pennsylvania's first execution in thirty-three years. He holds several academic degrees in the Scriptures and theology, including a doctorate from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. 


Dr. Covert has authored seven books entitled: Ministry to the Incarcerated, Discovering the Parables: An Inspirational Guide for Everyday Life, Spiritual Reflections: A Journey through the Scriptures, Christian Beliefs and Prayers, The Crucifixion of Jesus, The True Church of Jesus Christ, and Prayers That God Hears.  Information on these titles, including where they can be purchased, is available here.