Mark K. Harris retired as a Commander in the United States Coast Guard after enjoying over 20 years of active duty service. Now currenlty works in the Oil & Gas Industry as a Construction Project Manager. He has been married to his beautiful wife Vanessa since February of 2003, and they have three wonderful children Joshua, Andrew and Hannah. He and his family are actively involved with their church and other community based activities. Harris has had the opportunity to learn and lead throughout his successful career. He has served on Coast Guard Cutters, at high-visibility Naval Engineering units and even in positions within the United States Senate. After twenty years of dedicated service, he evaluated family, ministry and career priorities to follow all the opportunities God might be making available for he and his family.
As Harris has traveled during his military career, he has been an active member and served in several ministries including: First Baptist Church of Glenarden (Glenarden & Upper Marlboro MD), Living Word Christian Center (Goose Creek, SC), the Well Christian Community (Dublin, CA), Destiny Christian Fellowship (Mt Eden, CA), Capitol Christian Fellowship (Greenbelt, MD) and most recently at Lakewood Church (Houston, TX). He is currently a Seminary student at Liberty University where he is completing a Master’s of Divinity, with a focus in Pastoral Counseling.
BS; Mechanical Engineering (United States Coast Guard Academy)
Masters; Mechanical Engineering (University of Maryland)
Masters; Divinity: Pastoral Counseling (Liberty University 2010-Present)