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Harris speaks about faith ...
Harris speaks about faith during annual Freedom/Fund Scholarship Banquet
"It only matters what God says," Harris
told the group about the decision to turn down a $300,000 a year job offer and start his
wife struggled at first to make ends meet when he
started Harris & Ford LLC
"God said do this, and when God says to do something, the first part of the period is a time of testing," Harris
was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young/CNN/Nasdaq/Amex/USA Todayin 1999, and his
company is a major supplier of ingredients to companies like Avon, Coca-Cola
, Kraft and Procter & Gamble
said prayer has been an important part of his
life and believes he
can see God responding to prayer.
said when his
son was young, he
suffered from seizures, and Harris
wife took their son to their church and began to pray.
said God spoke to him and said his
son would only have one more seizure and it would be the worst.
The next day his
son had a severe seizure, and it's the last one he
ever had - he
is now 28.
"You see many people pray, but they don't take time to listen.
God will answer you," he
Harris and his wife now reside in Indianapolis, Harris serves as a pastor at Turning Point Family Worship Center which hosts TM Youth Camp in Zanesville each summer.
"I think it's something that would ...
"I think it's something that would bless the community," Lift Up Jesus Pastor Obadiah Harris said of the production.
The show will be 5 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Chillicothe High School auditorium with doors opening at 4 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.
Tickets are available at The Gift Post, 773-7368; Heaven Bound C.B.S., 288-2425; or by contacting Harris
Being black in red, white and blue - chillicothegazette.com
The pigmentation of the skin should never be looked at as a disadvantage, according to Pastor Obadiah Harris of Lifting Up Jesus Pentecostal Church. "It is a gift from God," said Harris, who also serves as Safe and Drug-free coordinator for the Chillicothe City Schools.
"Especially when you look at the people who paved the way.We are the successors of our predecessors." Harris
always understood his
color did not define his
character, although as a native of Ross County he
vividly remembers the difficulty his
parents had when he
was 10 years old and they were forced to buy a new house but couldn't because white homeowners did not want to sell to black families.
"I knew even then that being a black man defines my exterior, but it does not direct my priority," he
Toward such an end, Harris
does not let his
color dictate how he
should act, think or speak in society.With an expansive vocabulary and a wealth of knowledge under his
understands being black in America today is about living up to God's place for you in this world and no one else's.
Getting the word out - chillicothegazette.com
Obadiah E. Harris, safe and drug free schools coordinator for the Chillicothe City Schools said he thought the district was making a solid effort to combat drug use.One tactic has been to target smoking.
"We've done everything we can to stop smoking because we consider that largely a gateway drug," he
Pastor Obadiah Harris will ...
Pastor Obadiah Harris will speak about various themes of life-changing significance.