Kevin is a graduate of Life Pacific University where he studied pastoral ministry and first developed a passion for missions. Upon graduating, he served in lay ministry positions at Puyallup, Wash. Foursquare Church before becoming the youth pastor at Downtown Chapel in Brea, Calif. It was there he met the love of his life while trying to decide whether or not he wanted to take a discipleship class (OSL) that he knew nothing about.
Jessica was born and raised in the East Bay Area outside of San Francisco. She graduated with her BA from UCLA, which is where she truly began her relationship with Jesus, thanks to CRU (Campus Crusade). She immediately had a heart for, and a call to the nations. Upon graduation she interned at The Rock Foursquare Church in Anaheim, Calif. and began taking OSL, which dramatically impacted her life. She then moved to Michigan to assist in launching The Rock’s first satellite campus. After five years she returned to Southern California to oversee Operation Solid Lives, leading it’s international expansion and online development.
Kevin and Jessica have been married for six years. They have lived in Miami, Manchester (UK), and pastored a Rock satellite campus together in Hesperia, Calif. for three years. During the years in Hesperia they had the joy of expanding their family.
Cohen is now 3.5 and loves all things that go. Selah is 2 and loves dancing, animals, and cuddles.
BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES
Kevin - March 13
Jessica - March 2
Cohen - May 27
Selah - January 6
Kevin & Jessica - August 3
The Harkins are serving the South Pacific with the assignment of empowering leaders to make disciples. They travel throughout the South Pacific region to train pastors and leaders to disciple their people with greater effectiveness through a systematic discipleship program known as Operation Solid Lives (OSL).
Based in New Zealand, they also serve the Foursquare movement as assistant pastors of All Nations City Church in Auckland. Kevin and Jessica have a vision to see a training center in Auckland where new leaders are raised up and equipped as church planters and missionaries with a passion for disciple-making.