Harold L. Bare, Sr., Ph.D.
Dr. Harold L. Bare, Sr., is a former social worker/counselor and college lecturer. While serving Covenant Church since 1981, he has authored several books, including A Month of Sundays, They Call Me Pentecostal, Hell is War, and numerous articles. Pastor Bare completed his Ph.D. at the University of Virginia. He is married to Dr. Laila Bare. Concurrently Laila earned her Ed.D. from Virginia Tech and is a sought after public speaker. They have three children, Danny, Dana, and Joshua, and 7 grandchildren.