Professor of Religion and Assistant Chaplain Grant Schnarr at Bryn Athyn College

Grant Schnarr

308 DC

Associate Professor of Religion


Faculty Chair

Faculty Council

Grant Schnarr has had a career in pastoral work in Glenview and Chicago, IL, and Bryn Athyn, PA, and was the Director of Evangelism for the International New Church for 13 years. He is the author of the novel The Guardian Angel Diary and also several books about growth and spirituality, including The Art of Spiritual Warfare: A Guide to Lasting Inner Peace, which has been published in a variety of languages by independent publishers on four continents. His book You Can Believe! is a best-selling introduction to Swedenborgian thought.


  • MDiv, Bryn Athyn College
  • BS, Bryn Athyn College


  • Author of 8 books on religion and spiritual growth. 1990-2012
  • Certification in Life Coaching from CTI. 2007
  • Ron Herring Mission Service Award from Mankind Project. 2005
  • Founder of Bryn Athyn Men’s Gathering. 1997-2002
  • Founder and Chair of Spiritual Alliance (a non-profit organization promoting emotional/spiritual growth). 1997-present
  • Founder of Spiritual Warfare Effectiveness Training. 1998-present
  • Founding Pastor of Creekside New Church. 2009-2011
  • Director of International New Church Evangelism. 1991-2014

Areas of Expertise/Interest

  • Religion and spirituality
  • Life coaching / pastoral counseling
  • Administration