Sean E. Harris
Pastor Sean Harris has been the Senior Pastor for Berean Baptist Church and Academy in Fayetteville, NC since 2006. He served as a member, lay teacher and deacon at Berean from 1987 until he became the Senior Pastor. As the Senior Pastor, he oversees Berean’s ministry to over 1000 residents of Fayetteville, the education of over 400 students, and a staff of 80 employees. He holds a BA in US History from TESC and a Masters of Divinity with a concentration in leadership from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Now retired from the Army, Sean entered the Army on May 5, 1987 in Boston, MA, trained as a fire support specialist, and graduated from Airborne (Abn) School at Fort Benning, GA. Most of his career was spent in the 82d Abn Div where he served as a forward observer, team sergeant, platoon sergeant, firing battery first sergeant and division fire support sergeant major. He graduated from the US Army Sergeant's Major Academy (Class #55). He was the 1993 82d Abn Div NCO of the Year. His personal decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (3), Army Commendation Medal (7), Army Achievement Medal (7), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (with Arrowhead), Southwest Asia Service Medal (with 2 bronze stars), Kosovo Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, NATO Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Master Parachutist Badge (with bronze star), Air Assault Badge, and Ranger Tab. He has deployed to combat 4 times with the 82d Abn Div in Panama, Southwest Asia, and Kosovo. Sean enjoys running, cycling, skiing, and writing. He is married to his wife of over 20 years, Pamela and they have one son. Contact Sean at [email protected].