Paul graduated from Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in May of 1995 with an Associates of Arts in Ministry. After graduation he became the Associate Pastor, under Dr. Thomas Cassidy, at the First Baptist Church of Spring Valley California. While at First Baptist Church he received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Ministry from the San Diego Baptist Bible Institute and Theological Seminary. In 2001 he moved to Haines City, Florida, where he began working at Landmark Christian School, a ministry of Landmark Baptist Church. In July of 2002, Paul married Joanna. In August of 2013 the Lord moved the Harvey family to Ohio to become the Assistant Pastor at Countryside Baptist Church. In October of 2018, he became the Pastor of Countryside Baptist Church.