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 of Ministry and Master of Ministry in Biblical Counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary (ATS). He is a member of the Association of Biblical Counselors (ABC). Jim is an Elder with the NorthWest congregation of the Austin Stone.
Prior to moving to Austin, Jim completed a Pastoral Discipleship program at the Village Church Denton. He has completed the Austin Stone Development Program (ASDP) and Equip to Counsel (ETC) training at St John. In addition, Jim has completed Brief Intensive Counseling (BIC) at Stone Gate Resources in Port Washington, WI and is currently an apprentice with Twelve Stones Ministries in Helmsburg, IN.
Jim began a professional IT career after graduating in Business Administration from McNeese State University. He 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 to see men grow into a fuller knowledge and love for Jesus Christ through biblical counseling and discipleship. It is Jim’s hope that men and women’s hearts and lives will be transformed through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Jim has experience working with marriage, divorce, re-marriage, life’s brokenness and transitions, grief/loss, shame/guilt, depression/anxiety, recovery/addictions, as well as, money/priority management.
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.