In August, 2011, the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc. honored Pastor Harper for his dedication and commitment to the ministry with elevation to the office of Bishop, presiding over the Diocese of Ghana, West Africa, and oversees nearly 100 churches in the African nation. Bishop Harper served as the Chairman of the Northern District Council of the PAW, Inc. from 2007 until June, 2014, serving the maximum allotted time. He has served faithfully as Pastor of Greater Grace Temple for over 30 years. He also serves on the Taylor Ministerial Alliance and is a Chaplain for the Wayne County Michigan Sheriff’s Department. Bishop Harper married his lovely and supportive wife, Pamela on March 28, 1981. They are the parents of four adult children; Alisha, Dayna, Isaiah, and Jennifer, and proud grandparents of three precious grandsons, Bryson, Jalen and Earl Jr.