MMin Biblical Counseling
Andersonville Theological Seminary
McNeese State University
Education & Experience
Jim is currently enrolled as a Doctoral student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) in Biblical Counseling. His plans to continue to increase his understanding of whole person discipleship specializing in men’s leadership role in the home. He is also completing a Certificate of Biblical Counseling from SEBTS. Jim previously earned both a Doctor and Master of Ministry in Biblical Counseling at Andersonville Theological Seminary.
Jim participated in the Men’s Development Program (MDP) and Equip to Counsel (ETC) training at the Austin Stone, successfully completing them in 2016 and 2017, respectively. Prior to coming to the Austin Stone, he completed a Pastoral Discipleship program at the Village Church. Jim serves as a Deacon on the Marriage team at the St John Campus.
With 40 years in the IT industry, Jim obtained his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2009 and is a 2013 graduate of the Southwest CUNA Management School from TCU. He has a B.S. in Business Administration from McNeese State University.
Interests & Specialties
Jim’s desire is for men to grow into a full knowledge, trust, and love for Jesus Christ through biblical counseling and discipleship. One thing that excites Jim is to see men gain a deeper understanding of their struggles through Truth only found in Scripture. 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 life transitions, depression, anxiety/stress, addictions, substance abuse, brokenness, grief/loss, shame/guilt, marriage, divorce, re-marriage & other relationship issues, budgeting & time management, and home & family issues.
Jim and his wife, Donna, blended a family in 2000 and have six adult children and 10 grandchildren. He enjoys being outdoors and traveling to visit family and friends.