Our graduate is a native of East Saint Louis, Illinois. His roots started at McCasland Temple COGIC under the guidance of his Aunts Ollie Harris-Smith, Jackie Harris, and Belle Harris. Dr. Harris received his formative education through East St. Louis Senior High in 1987. He graduated with an Associate of Arts degree In Substance Abuse Counseling. His Bachelor of Arts degree was in Child/Family and Community Services with an emphasis in education from Sangamon State University in Springfield, IL (now University of Illinois at Springfield). His Masters of Arts degree was received in Religious Education from Gulf Coast Bible College in Panama City, FL.
In June of 2003 Dr. Harris received his second Masters in Guidance and Counseling from Lael College and Graduate School in Hazelwood, MO.
He also received his third Masters of Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary, and Master of Arts in Counseling from Lindenwood University in 2013.
Dr. Harris has completed work in the area of Urban, Family, and Community Development at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Dr. Harris is also a Licensed Foster Parent. He has been employed as a Addiction Counselor, Therapeutic Case Manager, taught in the school systems, worked as a Crime Victim Advocate for the City of East Saint Louis, IL. and served in the United States Navy.
Dr. Harris is also the founder of Wheels of Intercessory Prayer Ministry, a Christian outreach ministry whose mission is to touch the lives of people with the love of God, through unity, self-determination and optimal care.
Dr. Harris is currently enrolled at our School of Theology/Seminary where he is undertaking his studies for his Ph.D.. He will graduate on April 29th, 2017 at our Convocation & Graduation. (more information will follow later)
Dr. Harris is our newest staff member as a Professional Christian Counselor for Have Faith Ministries, Inc.'s Counseling Division, 1720 North Belt West, Belleville, IL 62226