New Life Christian Center

"your new life starts here"

Under the cover of:

Bishop Donald "DD" Hayes & Co-Pastor Cheryl Hayes 

G.I.F.T Church

Gospel Inspirational Fellowship Tabernacle

Pastor Jack Harris

Jack Harris is a man of God who is called to be a Pastor and Shepherd to God’s people, he is a husband, father, grandfather, friend, and mentor.

Pastor Harris served over 22 years in the US Army before retiring in March 2011. The military was a place of training and great experience that taught him a lot about people while serving on various levels throughout his career. Some of his greatest military accomplishments involved leading, motivating, and mentoring soldiers. Leading some of Americas finest men and women instilled levels of discipline, endurance, and confidence that defined Pastor Harris’s life and his ministry.

Pastor Harris holds a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University with a concentration of Biblical Studies, Counselling, and Business Administration. He is a member of the American Association of Christian Counsellors where he is a certified Christian Counsellor in Marriage and Family Therapy, Conflict Resolution, Biblical Counselling & Psychology. He holds a certification from Dallas Baptist University in Emergency and Rapid Response that allows him to provide ministry and comfort to people in disastrous situations.

Pastor Harris began his servitude in ministry in 1991, he served in several areas of ministry like the Audio & Video Ministry, Sunday School Teacher, Jail Ministry, including serving on the Board of Deacon’s. The Church, God’s people and Ministry has always been a mission in Pastor Harris’s heart, he longs to see people come into their calling and destiny in life.

Pastor Harris began his pastoral ministry in April of 1999 when he started a church in Killeen TX; he served faithfully for 3 years until being transferred to East TX where he planted and pastored there before being transferred overseas. Pastor Harris was instrumental in starting and pastoring several churches overseas while serving in the US Army, he also served in several overseas communities by encouraging the youth, building play grounds and establishing community relations with local nationals.

Pastor Harris is happily married to Franzetta Harris in which they share the responsibilities of the ministry of New Life Christian Center in Fort Worth TX. They have witnessed a phenomenal growth in ministry in and out of the church, their motto for life is: Praise God for second chances! The Harris’s desire is to Advance the Kingdom, and see people grow in their God given purpose.