About Me

My background

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I grew up in North Carolina, was saved as a child and called to into the ministry as a teenager. I have had the privilege of serving as a pastor for forty-one years in churches in North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi and Georgia. For the past fifteen years I have served as the editor of The Christian Index. I am in the currently "redirecting" my ministry with a focus on preaching, writing and church renewal.

My faith

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While all of us will surely be tempted to compromise in this secular world, I am determined to place my faith in Jesus Christ and the absolute, impeccable truth of His Word, the Bible



My involvement

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I am determined to continue to herald the unsearchable riches of God in Christ Jesus. As long as God grants me strength and a sound mind I want to communicate His truth wherever I have the privilege of doing so.

As an Author


Dr. Gerald Harris serverd as Senior Editor of the Christian Index. Gerald Harris previously served as editor of The Christian Index since May 2003, moving to Senior Editor on June 1, 2018. Dr. Harris has written for a variety of denominational publications, including devotions for Open Windows and HomeLife magazines. He has authored four books, "Pardoned to be Priests," "Olympic Heroes: World-Class Athletes Winning at Life," "A Gentle Zephyr – A Mighty Wind," and most recently, "The History of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board - 1972–2017." Dr. Harris has a master’s degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a doctor of ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary