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About Pastor Racquel Harris 

International Speaker & Author

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 Racquel Harris is the Lead Pastor for True Life International Ministries. She accepted Christ into her heart at the age of 9 and received the baptism of the Holy Spirit as a teenager. She was selected as a Youth Ambassador to represent the State of Indiana at the Church of God in Christ International UNAC convention under the late Bishop Henry Ford. Shortly thereafter, she was selected to serve as the District Y.P.W.W. Chairlady under Dr. Leonard Brooks.  Pastor Harris was an instructor for the Missionary Academy and served as the District Evangelist for the Fresh Oil District in the Indiana 4th Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction under the leadership of Bishop Donald L. Alford.  She also served as the Assistant Human Resources Director for the International Church of God In Christ Department of Evangelism.  She pioneered a City-Wide Crusade  for which people from different backgrounds and communities joined hands and marched in downtown South Bend. Her love for Evangelism culminated in a television broadcast, "Living Water" (Now "Life In the Word",) which aired on WHME, TV-46, Harvest 103.1 F.M., and WUBS 89.7 F.M., and is now broadcasting in 173 countries every day. Additionally, she has been a guest speaker for the International Harvest Show with LeSea Broadcasting multiple times.  


Pastor Harris holds a Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Communication from Indiana University and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Purdue University. Pastor Harris earned certifications in Human Resources as a Professional (PHR), and (SHRM-CP), and certification in Risk Management.  She built a stellar career as the Human Resources Director for The South Bend Tribune for 16 years and is currently the President and CEO of  R. L. Harris & Associates, LLC, an award-winning Human Resources Firm.


Pastor Harris is recognized in the community as a servant leader which has earned her numerous awards including the Martin Luther King Drum Major award presented by former Mayor Jeff Rea, The “40 under 40” recognition by the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce, The Seven Seals Award by the ESGR, and the Michiana Chapter Society for Human Resources Management Leader of the Year. She served on the Indiana State Council for the Society for Human Resources Management as the Diversity Director, Historian, School to Work Director, The YWCA Personnel Committee, The Bridges out of Poverty Board, The Community Coordinated Child Care Board of Directors, and Chapter President of the Michiana Society for Human Resources where she led the team to receive The Chapter of the Year Award for the first time in the Chapter’s history.


She is the loving wife of Pastor Will Harris and together they have three beautiful children; Grant, Hilary, and Gabriel. Pastor Harris has the vision to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ all over the world. She is dedicated to putting the spiritual health of families first.

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