Born and raised in the public housing projects of west Atlanta, Georgia, Darrell B. Harrison currently resides in Covington, Georgia (about 45 miles east of Atlanta). 

Since August 2015, Darrell has been a member of Rockdale Community Church (RCC), a Reformed Baptist congregation located in Conyers, Georgia. Prior to which, he was a member of First Baptist Church of Covington (Georgia).

Darrell is:

  • a biblical counselor-in-training with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC)
  • Lead host of the Just Thinking podcast (subscribe on Apple iTunes here.)
  • a veteran of the United States Army where he served six years as a member of the United States Army Intelligence Security Command (USAINSCOM) 
  • a Fellow of the Black Theology and Leadership Institute (BTLI) of Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey
  • a graduate of the Theology and Ministry program at Princeton Theological Seminary
  • an alum of Liberty University where he majored in Psychology with a specialization in Christian Counseling
  • an alum of the Institute for Expository Preaching (a ministry of Dr. Steven Lawson)
  • the first African-American to be ordained a Deacon in the nearly 200-year history of First Baptist Church of Covington (Georgia), where he attended from July 2009 to July 2015
  • an expository Bible teacher with a passion for helping Christians understand what they believe and why they believe it

Darrell can be reached via the Contact page of this blog, on Twitter at D_B_Harrison, on Facebook or by e-mail at: talktodbh@gmail.com.

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20 comments

  1. Darrell, I have thoroughly enjoyed your most recent posts!! Thank you so much for writing and keep them comin’!! (Annie from California … Malibu Presbyterian Church)

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  2. One of my white brothers, an elder, just shared your “melanin Jesus” post with me. I’ve never heard of you & I have genuine affection for my brother. What struck me most is that this is a brother who never has much to say towards race relations in our country. I on the other hand am very vocal mostly. And I notice the hoards of minority groups fleeing Christ & his church because to them he represents someone who doesn’t care for their kind. Doesn’t speak up for them & doesn’t defend them. And they get this representation from the way he’s presented to our country by “White christianity.”
    My point is, in the face of all this, I was not thrilled to see my silent brother finally speak up just to say, “Jesus isn’t black either. ” While I do believe that’s theologically true, for him to ignore so many other helpful things he could say, only to add this to the conversation was less than helpful. Just wanted to share that with you. Blessings

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  3. I’m new to finding you. I read some of your twitter replys and thought “who is this man?” You are deeper in your relationship with Jesus than most people I come across. Please keep giving us the hard truth! So grateful to God to be able to get your messages!

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  4. Mr,Harrison , it is refreshing to see a man of color with such high reverence for the word of GOD . To often in the black church is just about social justice and antics like being ” slain in the spirit ” .You’ll be hard pressed to find a reformed church with any black people in it . Let the reformation begin in our black churches . But we need real expository preachers and not self help and social justice leaders in the pulpit . GOD BLESS

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  5. Your tweets are so thought provoking that I thought I would subscribe to your blog. I appreciate your insights and perspectives, not to mention your love for our Lord. Thanks for all the time and energy you spend giving us rich food for thought!

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