Ken's church

Green Pastures MCGS Church
Saint Augustine Florida , 32092
Green Pastures MCGS

About Ken
  • Education: - Earned Degrees: - Florida Junior College of Jacksonville, Florida - A.A. - Edward Waters College of Jacksonville, Florida - B.A.(Elem. Ed.) - Trident International University - 2nd Masters in Progress - Atlanta University (Interdenominational Theological Center): M.Div. - Veteran Administration of Atlanta Georgia (Basic C.P.E.) - Brook Army Medical Center - 1 Year Residency - (Advance C.P.E.) - Post Graduate Education: US Army Command and General Staff Col
  • Experience: 20 years of Military Pastoral Experience combined with extensive training in Advance Clinical Pastoral Education (C.P.E.); and Chaplainicy Resource Management
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: It’s my prayer that the thoughts (and blessings) generated from reading these sermons will be shared with others. Check us out on Facebook:!/chaplain.harris Follow on Twitter @GreenPMCGS
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: - "Giants, Keep on Coming 2010" - "Tell Somebody" - "Good Grief" - "So, Your Preacher is a Woman?" - "Iron Men" - "GOT Milk?" - "Cornelius’ House" - "DRUNK" - "Not a Nickle to My Name" - "Pornography: Top of CHU View" - "STOLEN" - "The Wilderness Experiences"
  • One of my favorite illustrations: "Love Isn’t Love Until You Give It Away!" "This situation that you’re in, may have caught you by surprise; but it didn’t catch God by surprise." "In everything give THANKS for this IS the Will of God concerning Christ Jesus in YOU - 1 Thessalonian 5:18"
  • Family: - Only Child of The Late Kenneth Rodle Harris, Sr and Mrs. Doloretha Lucille Farmer Harris - Married for nearly 28 years to Dedra Yvonne Williams Harris of Jacksonville, Florida - They have three sons and a daughter-in-law: Kenneth Rodle Harris III (22 & married) a graduate of George Mason University; Kendall D. Harris (19) Sophomore (Pre-Business) at University of Texas, San Antonio; and Kendric Devonte’ Harris (13) and Eighth Grader at Paceti Bay Middle School in St. Augustine, Flori
  • What my parents think of my sermons: My parents, Kenneth Rodle Harris, Sr., and Doloretha Lucille Farmer Harris, are both deceased.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: - "Live what you preach ... the devil CAN QUOTE scriptures, but he can’t live it." - "It (trial, tribulation, and or unique circumstance) may have caught you by surprise, but it didn’t catch God by surprise". - "Love Isn’t Love, Until You Give It Away". - "Integrity"
  • Books that have had an impact: - The Purpose-Driven Life and The Purpose-Driven Church by Pastor Rick Warren - "The Present" by Dr. Spencer Johnson - Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl - The Will To Meaning: Foundations and Applications of Logotherapy by Viktor E. Frankl - The Secret of Happiness by Dr. Billy Graham - Sermon Books authored by Dr. Henry & Ella Mitchell (former Homiletic Professors at the Interdenominational Theological Center of Atlanta, Georgia)
  • Hobbies: - Enjoy spending quality time with wife and three sons - Former Junior College Basketball Player - Enjoy writing and building sermons - Enjoy Biblical Studies/Marriage and Family Counseling - Enjoy conducting Marriage Retreats with his wife for Soldiers and their families, pastors and their churches.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: - "When We Pray God Moves; And If We’ve Prayed, God Has Already Moved." - " ... One More for Jesus ..." - God is W.O.W. (Worthy of Worship)! - "Heaven is Multicultural"!
  • What I want on my tombstone: Purposely Driven to impact Christian lives in a Multicultural and Spirit-filled way for Jesus Christ
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