Dr. Harold G. Durham
Why settle for the wings of a sparrow, when you can have the wings of an eagle! St. John 10:10.
Elder Harold G. Durham is a significant voice of Christianity throughout the world. His diligent, expository teaching is based on the original languages of Scripture in light of the historical context in which the Bible was written. His innovative systems of vocabulary, illustrations, and biblical categories clearly communicate the infallible truths of God’s Word. Pastor Durham is an exciting, dynamic and innovative member of the clergy. His sermons promote spiritual, social and intellectual growth among his audiences. He preaches from a solid scriptural foundation, bringing to light new understanding and applications of Kingdom principals. Pastor Durham has thirty years of experience in management. He has learned that the aim of all managers is the same: to create a surplus through effective and efficient productivity. He believes a test of a leader is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
Pastor Durham was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, one of eight children born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Durham. He is married to Evangelist Shirley Durham and the father of five children.
Answering the call to salvation at the age of 14 in November 1974 and accepting the call to the Ministry in January 1980. God empressed on Pastor Durham’s heart in 1993 to start a radio program called Better Way Ministry. One year later a weekly cable TV program. Pastor Durham’s unwavering faith in God allowed him to become the founder of Better Way Apostolic Church in the City of Arlington Texas in June 1997, Upbringing in better way childcare center, and most recently BWAC Resale Store.
He attended Paul Quinn College and received a Bachelor of Science Degree (2003) in Organizational Management, (2004) Anderson and Anderson Certified Anger Management Facilitator. He attended School of the Scripture and received both a Master in Christian Counseling and Doctoral in Biblical Studies (2006). Pastor Durham is ordained by the Pentecostal Assemblies of World, Inc. as a licensed Elder and former District Chairman of the Northern District Fellowship in the state of Texas. Pastor Durham is a Conference and Marriage Couples speaker. His goal is to help keep families together because a strong family helps to strengthen the core values as a nation. In addition to Pastoring within the four walls, Pastor Durham works with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as a Religious Volunteer/Mentor with prisoners between the age of 17-21 years old, helping to bring out the God-given greatness within each of them.
Pastor Durham’s greatest joy is when people come to the Lord and when they allow Him to change them from the inside out to become a positive role model to all that they come in contact with daily.