Kevin Harney is a local church pastor, an author, and an international speaker who seeks to help believers grow to love God with greater passion and reach out to the world with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. He combines real life experience, humor, and solid biblical teaching in his preaching, leadership, teaching, and writing ministry. The goal of his ministry is to help followers of Jesus:
- Love God with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength.
- Engage with people who are spiritually disconnected and help them draw near to Jesus.
- Connect in the local Church and find their place in God’s family.
- Experience the sheer joy of knowing and walking with Jesus.
Kevin G. Harney (B.A., Azusa Pacific University; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; D.Min., Western Theological Seminary) is the Lead Pastor of Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, CA. He has also pastored churches in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Glendora, CA.
In addition to the Organic Outreach Trilogy Kevin has authored Empowered By His Presence. Reckless Faith, The U-Turn Church, and other books and curriculum. He and his wife Sherry have written over seventy small group study guides (In partnership with Bill Hybels, John Ortberg, Dallas Willard, Gary Thomas, Mark Batterson, Christine Caine, and other authors).
Kevin does extensive speaking and training on topics such as mobilizing churches for effective outreach, leadership, and balancing the challenges of ministry and marriage (in partnership with his wife, Sherry). Kevin has been married to Sherry for Thirty-two years and they have three adult sons: Zach (Married to Christine), Josh (Married to Taylor) and Nate. In the summer Kevin enjoys golfing and in the winter he loves to snowboard.