• Ken Harris

    Contributing sermons since Jan 1, 2000
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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  • For Instance, Perhaps We Can Imagine Overhearing ...

    Contributed on Feb 8, 2009

    For instance, perhaps we can imagine overhearing Osama Bin Laden speaking to some of his Senior AQUI Operatives (and Bad Guys) in IRAQ: “Remember BROTHERS, when the chips are down, I’ll always be there for you. Unfortunately, the chips seem to be rather down at the moment; and at the rate the more

  • It's A Cleansing Of The Soul. Emotional ...

    Contributed on Oct 12, 2008

    “ It’s a cleansing of the soul. Emotional release helps ease the load... It’s time to LAUGH until you cry. SCREAM until you spit. Show some LOVE and show some TEARS. SING at the top of your lungs. JUMP for JOY. AND when tons of STUFF more

  • Holy Ground

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2007

    "Holy Ground" Recently, I came across an internet story about (one of my childhood idols and American icon) Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers Neighborhood. Perhaps most of you are aware that Fred Rogers, was a Presbyterian Minister, and died – February 27 - in 2003 at the age of 74. But what more