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 Church in Monterey, CA. He has also pastored churches in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Glendora, CA.
In addition to the Organic Outreach series Kevin has authored No is a Beautiful Word, Empowered By His Presence, Reckless Faith, The U-Turn Church, and other books and curriculum. He and his wife Sherry have written over a hundred small group study guides (In partnership with John Ortberg, Dallas Willard, Gary Thomas, Mark Batterson, Christine Caine, and many 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 almost four decades and they have three adult sons: Zach (Married to Christine), Josh (Married to Taylor) and Nate (Married to Brynne). Nate and Brynne are the parents of Coen, Piper, and Isla. Zach and Christine are parents of Kell and Ronan, In the summer Kevin enjoys golfing and in the winter he loves to snowboard.