Gerald Harris previously served as editor of The Christian Index since May 2003, moving to the title of senior editor on June 1, 2018 and holding that position until his retirement on Dec. 31, 2018. Harris has written for a variety of denominational publications, including devotions for Open Windows and HomeLife magazines. He has authored four books, Pardoned to be Priests, Olympic Heroes: World-Class Athletes Winning at Life, A Gentle Zephyr – A Mighty Wind, and most recently, The History of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board - 1972–2017. Dr. Harris has a master’s degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a doctor of ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary. Currently he writes at loveliftedmehigher.org.