Kenneth E. Harris

Dr. Kenneth E. Harris

Address2930 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Professor of Biblical Studies and Urban Ministry and Dean of Students, Ecumenical Theological Seminary

B.R.E., WIlliam Tyndale College,
M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary,
Th.M., Western Theological Seminary,
D.Min., Ecumenical Theological Seminary,

Dr. Kenneth E. Harris is the founding pastor of the Detroit Baptist Temple, where he has served for the past twenty eight years. Dr. Harris is also the founding director of the UMD program at ETS, and currently serves as Professor of Biblical Studies and Urban Ministry. Dr. Harris formerly served as the Education Chair of the Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit and Vicinity. He also served as Vice-Chair, Membership, of the former Metro West District, Boy Scouts of America. Dr. Harris also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Franklin Wright Settlements in Detroit as Board Vice-President. In 2006-2007 he served as Co-Chair of the Finance / Procurement Committee of the Governor’s Transition Team for Detroit Public Schools.

He has been married to the former Ruthie May White for the past 38 years. They have three daughters: Keedra, a former ETS employee, who is with the Lord; Karisa (B.A., M.S.W., M.A.C.E.); Kenita (B.A. and current M.Div. student). He enjoys playing golf and enjoys spending time in the kitchen creating meals for the family.

Areas of Interest

Biblical Studies;

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