Education: BS Business-Centenary College of LA, Shreveport, LA
M-Div- Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY
Comment to those looking at my sermons: Be kind, I’ve never been accused of being overly smart. Please feel free to use, but not publish anything I post. (I plan to write a book one day.)
Sermon or series that made a difference: Anything that touches the heart.
Family: Married to the former Suzanne Thompson of Amite, LA since June 1, 1985. Two children, Jason 16, and Rebecca 13.
What my parents think of my sermons: I’m the best preacher since Mom’s dad of course.
What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She loves almost everything I preach.
Best advice given to me about preaching: Stand up, speak up, sit down, shut up. JAmes T. Harris, Sr. (my maternal grandfather, a great UMC preacher of days past.
Books that have had an impact: "Practicing the Presence of God" by Brother Lawrence
"John Wesley’s Journals
"Surprised by the Power of the Spirit" Author???
Hobbies: Golf, Hunting, Fishing and spending time with my family.
If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Love God with heart, soul, mind and strength and live your neighbor as yourself.
Something funny that happened while preaching: I brought the wrong manuscript with me into the pulpit.
What I want on my tombstone: Good father, husband, friend and lover of God.