MMin Biblical Counseling
Andersonville Theological Seminary
McNeese State University
Education & Experience
Jim is completing a Certificate of Biblical Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). Previously Jim earned his Doctor and Master of Ministry in Biblical Counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary (ATS). He is a member of the Association of Biblical Counselors (ABC).
Jim serves as a Re-Engage Leader Coach on the Marriage Ministry Deacon team with the St John congregation. He completed the Leader’s Development Program (LDP) and Equip to Counsel (ETC) training at Austin Stone. Prior to moving to Austin, he completed a Pastoral Discipleship program at the Village Church Denton. He has also completed Brief Intensive Counseling (BIC) at Stone Gate Resources in Port Washington, WI and is an apprentice with Twelve Stones Ministries in Helmsburg, IN.
Jim began his professional IT career after graduating with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration from McNeese State University, received his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and completed Southwest CUNA Management School at the Neely School of Business at TCU.
Interests & Specialties
Jim’s desire is for men to grow in the full knowledge, truth, and love of Jesus Christ through biblical counseling and discipleship. It is Jim’s hope that the hearts and lives of the men will to be transformed through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Jim has experience working with marriage, divorce, re-marriage, brokenness, life transitions, grief/loss, shame/guilt, depression/anxiety, recovery/addictions, as well as, budgeting/priority management concerns.
In 2000, Jim and Donna blended a family and have six adult children and 11 grandchildren. He enjoys reading and being outdoors with neighbors, family and friends.