Darrell Bernard Harrison serves as Dean of Social Media at Grace to You, the Bible-teaching ministry of John MacArthur, in Valencia, California. Darrell is a biblical counselor-in-training with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) and is the lead host of the Just Thinking Podcast, one of the leading Christian podcasts in America.
Darrell is a veteran of the United States Army where he served six years as a member of the United States Army Intelligence Security Command (USAINSCOM). He is a fellow of the Black Theology and Leadership Institute (BTLI) at Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS) in Princeton, New Jersey and a graduate of the Theology and Ministry certificate program at PTS. Darrell has a connection, albeit a brief one, with Liberty University in that prior to attending PTS he was enrolled at Liberty University Online (LUO) where he maintained a 4.0 GPA as a Psychology major with a concentration in Christian Counseling (Dr. Timothy Clinton was his favorite professor).
Darrell is a writer, speaker, and cultural apologist with a particular passion for helping Christians navigate biblically through matters related to social justice and racial reconciliation. In his spare time, Darrell enjoys reading, writing, listening to classical music (especially baroque), watching classic black-and-white films (1930s-1950s), studying church history, and watching NCAA and NFL football. His favorite teams are the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Atlanta Falcons.
Darrel and his wife, Melissa, reside in Santa Clarita, California and have three adult children: Collin, Naomi, and Yasmine, all of whom reside in their native Atlanta, Georgia.