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Dr. David Henderson is Senior Pastor of the Greater Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas.  He is a native of Taylor, Texas.

Dr. Henderson holds a Bachelor of Theology Degree from United Theological Seminar, Bachelor of Arts Degree from Aspen Christian College. He earned a Master of Arts Degree from Aspen Theological Seminary.  On April 21, 1993 Pastor Henderson received his Doctorate in Philosophy from Aspen Theological Seminary.  He received an honorary Doctorate of Theology in Religious Education from Gospel Ministry Outreach Theological Seminary.

For 39 years he has made it his mission to restore the family into harmony by God’s principles.

His powerful preaching has made him one of the most respected Pastors among this generation.

He is a firm believer in community involvement.  Dr. Henderson is President of the African American Pastors Coalition CDC Board, founder and director of GMP Community Development Corp.

Pastor Henderson is married to Kathy Harris Henderson.  They are parents of two sons, Rev. David Henderson, III and Cory Davis.



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Dr. Kathy Harris Henderson, is one of four siblings born to Joseph and Marcelle Harris of Nacogdoches, Texas.  She holds a BA degree in Biblical Studies,  a MA degree in Urban Religion and a PHd in Philosophy from Aspen Christian College and Seminary, in the state of Colorado. 

She is married to her favorite pastor, Dr. David Henderson, Jr., senior Pastor of Greater Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, of Dallas, TX. They have two adult boys, and thirteen wonderful grand-children.

Dr. Henderson has organized a mentoring ministry for children in her church, for the ages 6-18,  known as GMP KINGS KIDS, She also organized the MARRIAGE PROTECTORS, a ministry designed to give married couples the support and biblical teaching needed to strengthen marriages.  She presently serves as the Director of the Women's Ministry, which includes ladies of different ages, stages, and seasons of life. 

As a teacher, author, and speaker Dr. Henderson’s passions are in the areas of encouraging young mothers along with helping youth realize their God-given potential. She doesn’t claim to know it all, but she’s very grateful for the women who mentored her by living what they taught.

Dr. Henderson is the author of the book entitled "The Suicide Prevention; A Brief guide to Teen Suicide Prevention: For Parents, Teachers, Clergy and Friends" You may obtain a copy of this book by emailing Dr. Henderson for procurement instructions.

Because God has made such a difference in her life, it is her desire to make a difference in the lives of others, by serving according to His will.



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Deaconess Betty Cooper serves as the Chief Executive Administration for the Greater Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.



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