Pastors & Staff

Dr. Jerry R. Harmon

Senior Pastor

On December 4, 2016, Dr. Jerry R. Harmon was officially installed as the Senior Pastor of Grace Bible Baptist Church.  Dr. Harmon was educated at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN where he received a Master of Divinity and a Ph.D majoring in Hebrew and OT with minors in NT Greek and Theology. Dr. Harmon also did graduate studies in Hebrew at Johns Hopkins University in his hometown, Baltimore, MD.  Dr. Harmon and his wife Carolyn live in the Baltimore area.  When he is not preaching, Dr. Harmon enjoys participating in archaeology digs in Israel, lecturing or serving as an adjunct in various seminaries, spending time with his family, working with the church staff, and getting to know the folks of Grace Bible Baptist Church.

Rev. John Gorham 

Associate Pastor

 Rev. & Mrs. Gorham have been a vital part of the Grace Bible Baptist Church ministries for over thirty years.  As they have served together as a team here at Grace, they have blessed countless men, women, and children with their love and selfless sacrifices for the benefit of others.  John and Sherry work with the College and Career ministry, conducting Bible studies on Sunday mornings and evenings, as well as coordinating special events.

Rev. John Gorham assists the Pastor and church family in any area of service where there is a need.  He is a part of our television program production team. John is a song leader at church services, and oversees the bus ministry.

Mrs. Sherry Gorham serves as the Director of Children’s Ministries and has been our church pianist from our inception.  She contributes her time and boundless energy to every aspect of this ministry.

The Gorhams have four sons, four daughters-in-law and six grandchildren.

Rev. Aaron Finley 

Youth Pastor

Rev. Finley and wife minister to students here at Grace understanding the privilege they have to serve the Lord. Both Aaron and his wife graduated from Baptist Bible College in Clarks Summit PA.  They have four wonderful children and enjoy serving the Lord together.  Sandy Homeschools their children and Aaron works toward a MDiv from Mid America.  They have enjoyed serving at Grace for now 25 years.

David Wagner 

Assistant Pastor 

Rev. David Wagner joined Grace in July of 2022. He and his wife, Erica moved here from North Carolina but were both born and raised near Memphis, TN. They married in 2005 and have four children. Rev. Wagner is responsible for campus operations and family ministry at Grace. He served in the Marines and graduated from American Military University with his Bachelor's. He then graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with his MA in Church Ministries. Both David and Erica are excited for ministry at Grace and are looking forward to what the Lord will continue to do here.

Dr. Michael Erickson 

Pastoral Staff

Dr. Michael E. Erickson is currently on pastoral staff and a professor at Faith Theological Seminary of Catonsville.  Yet he has given a lifetime of service to the Lord, his family, and his country.  His life experiences are diversified and unique, and characterize the importance of theological education and ministry service.  
Dr. Erickson has been wonderfully blessed by God.  He served for 32 years in the oil-gas industry, during which time he was awarded (4) United States patents.  He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) who has served as a professional leadership trainer-instructor at US government agencies, local colleges, and local governments (5 years).
Finally, Dr. Erickson served in the active US Army, 1971-1980, as a Captain (Honorable Discharge) and, as a Major (Honorable Discharge) in the reserves, 1984-1993, He and his wife Ruth Emma Erickson have been happily married for 42 years and have 6 children and 16 grandchildren (“currently”)