Dr. Jerry R. Harmon was saved and called to preach under the ministry of Dr. Earl M. Johnson, Jr., Pastor of Grace Bible Baptist Church in Baltimore, MD. He has pastored for over 15 years, and in the past, has served on staff at Grace. He received a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Harmon has also done graduate studies in Biblical Hebrew at Johns Hopkins University. He has preached in Pastor’s Conferences in Honduras, Cameroon, Uganda, Ghana, Mexico, and in the US. His radio program “You Have Hope” is broadcast in 16 states and in Honduras. He has served as Senior Pastor of Ellendale Baptist Church in Bartlett, TN for the last 5-1/2 years. He was appointed as Chaplain of Bartlett by the Mayor and has served as Chaplain to the Memphis Police. In 2009, Dr. Harmon was given the “Outstanding Alumnus Award” from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Carolyn have four children.