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Ben K Lim

Job Titles

  • Professor
    Mental Health Counseling (M.A.), Bethel Seminary
    Marital & Family Therapy (M.A.), Bethel Seminary

Started at Bethel

2002

Education

  • Texas Tech Univeristy - Ph.D., 2000
  • Fuller Theological Seminary - MA , 1989
  • University of Malaya - B. Agric. Science, 1975

Areas of expertise

Marriage and Family Therapy

Biography

Lim was born in Malaysia where he worked for 6 years with the Department of Agriculture before moving to Singapore, where he studied theology and served as a pastor. An ordained minister, Lim has pastored churches in Malaysia, Singapore, and the United States for about 20 years. Lim is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has his own practice at LIfe Spring Center, San Diego. Lim’s research interests include multicultural issues and spirituality in therapy and in the personal lives of the therapist. Ben is married to Dr. Soh Leong Lim, a professor at San Diego State University and they have three adult children. Together with his wife, Ben is committed to training marriage and family therapists in the Pacific Rim. 

Courses Taught

Teaching Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling and Pastoral Care classes including Theories of Marital and Family Therapy, Assessment in Marital & Family Therapy, Crisis Intervention and Trauma Response, Marriage Enrichment, Ministry to Families, Spiritual Formation, Integration of Theology and MFT Theories, Cross Cultural Counseling, Multicultural Counseling, Individual Development and Family Life Cycle, Life Span Development and Aging, Pastoral Counseling, Personal Well-Being & Ministry Effectiveness, Substance Abuse and Intervention, Domestic Violence,  etc. 

 

Awards

Bethel Alumni Research Grant, 2014

Bethel Alumni Research Grant, 2011

Bethel Alumni Research Grant, 2010

Bethel Cross-cultural Teaching Grant, 2004-2007

Bethel Alumni Research Grant, 2004

Outstanding Teaching Award by Texas Tech University, 2000

International Family Fellowship Award, 1997 – 2000

Texas Tech College of Human Sciences – CJ Davidson Scholarship, 1996 – 2000

Texas Tech College of Human Sciences – Graduate Tuition Scholarship, 1995 –1996

Publications

Lim, S, & Lim B. (in process) “Politically Incorrect: Sense and Sensibilities for Culturally- Astute  Supervision.” Book chapter in Culturally Sensitive Supervision and Training to be published by  Routledge Publishing Company.

Lim, B. (2013). Book Review for Regina, W. F. (2011). Applying family systems theory to mediation: A practitioner's guide. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 44, 5, 664.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. L. (2013). Counseling in China. In T. Hohenshil, N. Amundson & S. Niles (Eds.), International handbook of counseling. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association

Lim, B., & Lim, S. L. (2013). Use of family sculpting as an experiential assessment and intervention tool in counseling Asian families. In C. M. See & M. Ng (Eds.), Research and practice: Counseling in the new frontier of helping (pp. 47 – 53). Penang, Malaysia: USM Press.

Lim, S., & Lim, B. (2012). Po xi wen ti: The “mother-in-law problem”: Navigating tradition and modernity in transforming familial relationships in the Chinese family. Journal of Family Psychotherapy (Special Edition Marriage and Family Therapy in China), 23, 202-216. doi: 10.1080/08975353.2012.705649

Lim, B. (2012). Book Review for Rachel Stryker (2012), The Road to Evergreen: Adoption,  Attachment Therapy and the Promise of Family. Journal of Comparative Family Studies. 43, 2, 333

Lim, B. (2011). Marriage. Dictionary of Christian Spirituality. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.  

Lim, B. (2011). Inner Healing. Dictionary of Christian Spirituality. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

Lim, B. (2011). Marriage. Dictionary of Christian Spirituality. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

Chang, M., & Lim, B. (2010). Norm-referenced assessment. Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer. 

Debruin, K., & Lim, B. (2010).  Cross-cultural families. Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer. 

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2010). Cross-cultural dissonance. Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer. 

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2010). Family therapy. Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer. 

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2010). Nonverbal assessment. Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer. 

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2010). Nonverbal communication. Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer.  

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2010).  Referral. Encyclopedia of Cross-cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer.   

Lim, S., Lim, B., Michael, R., Cai, R., & Schock, C. K. (2010). The trajectory of counseling in China: Past, present, and future trends. Journal of Counseling and Development, 88(1), 4-8.  

Mustol, J., & Lim, B. Children and divorce. (2010). Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer. 

Price, M., & Lim, B. (2010). Biracial families. Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer. 

Walker, T., & Lim, B. (2010). Defense mechanism. Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer. 

Wickstrom, A., & Lim, B. Cultural diversity (2010). Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New York, NY: Springer. 

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2009). Cultural competency: A transformative developmental journey. The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy California Division News,
 17,
1-3.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2009). Use of family sculpting as an experiential assessment and intervention tool in counseling Asian families. Proceedings of the International Counseling and Social Work Symposium, School of Educational Studies, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 105-110.

Lim, B. (2009). Structural Family Therapy. Encyclopedia of Counseling. American Counseling Association.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2008). East-West synergism: An MFT couple’s immigrant perspective. Family Therapy Magazine, 7, 20-21.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2006). A trainers’ manual: Parenting - raising the Chinese family. Shenyang, China: Harmony Counseling Center.

Lim, S., & Lim, B. (2005). Parenting style and child outcomes in Chinese and immigrant Chinese families – Current findings and cross-cultural considerations in conceptualization and research. Marriage and Family Review, 39, 21-43.

Reprinted as: Lim, S., & Lim, B. (2005). Parenting style and child outcomes in Chinese and immigrant Chinese families – Current findings and cross-cultural considerations in conceptualization and research. In M.L. Wilson & S. Steinmetz (Eds.), Parent-youth relations: Cultural and cross-cultural perspectives (pp. 21-42). New York: Haworth Press.

Lim, B. & Ivey, D. (2000). The assessment of marital adjustment with Chinese populations: A study of the psychometric properties of the Dyadic Adjustment Scale. Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 22(4), 453-465.

Presentations

Lim, B (2015 January). Mobilizing Young Adults & Middle-Age Adults into Missions. Workshop for Chinese Mission Convention in San Diego, CA.

Lim, B (2015 January). Caregiver/Caregiving for the Body and Soul.  Workshop panel for Chinese Mission Convention in San Diego, CA.

Lim, B., & Lim S. (2014 November). Living and Working Together Well. Seminar for Harvest Evangelical Church, San Diego, CA.

Lim, B (2014 August). Friendship, Dating and Relationship. Workshop for UCSD students  at Camp Steven, Julian, CA.

Lim S., & Lim, B (2014 August). The Science of Love: Conceptualization and Application of  Attachment Theory in Intercultural Marriage.International Conference on Behavioral and Social Science Research.

Lim, B. (2014, July). Parenting Third Culture Kids. Five workshops presented at the Taiwan  Missionary Fellowship & Center for Counseling and Growth Conference, Taichung, Taiwan.

Lim, B. (2014, July). Family Violence in China in Beijing, China. A one-week intensive course  (30 hours) for training marital and family therapists from East Asia in collaboration with George Fox University's Graduate Department of Counseling, Portland, OR.

Lim, B. (2014, July). Contextually Respectful Counselor in Beijing, China. A one-week intensive course  (30 hours) for training marital and family therapists from East Asia in collaboration with George Fox University's Graduate Department of Counseling, Portland, OR.

Lim, B. (2014 March). PREPARE/ENRICH Customized Version Workshop. Training for Psychotherapists, Pastors, lay-leaders and students at Bethel Seminary, San Diego - a full day certification training for therapists, pastors, and students.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2013, August). Beyond Communication Skills: Helping Couples Connect and Build Secure Attachment in Couples Therapy. Workshop presented at the Asia Pacific Rim International Conference on Counseling and Psychotherapy, Kuching, Sarawak.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2013, July). Marriage and Family Therapy for Taiwanese Families. Three  workshops presented at the Taiwan Missionary Fellowship & Center for Counseling and Growth Conference, Taichung, Taiwan.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2013, July). Path to Greater Cultural Sensitivity. Workshop presented at the  Taiwan Missionary Fellowship & Center for Counseling and Growth Conference, Taichung, Taiwan.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2013, March). Counseling in China: An International Panel on Counseling  Around the World. A presentation at the American Counseling Association Annual Convention, Cincinnati, OH.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2013, March). Love, Dating, and Intimate Relationships: An Intercultural  Panel. A presentation and facilitation of panel at Chinese Students & Scholars  Association, San Diego State University.

Lim, B. (2013 February). PREPARE/ENRICH Customized Version Workshop. Training for Psychotherapists, Pastors, lay-leaders and students at Bethel Seminary, San Diego - a full day certification training for therapists, pastors, and students.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2012, October). Love, Dating, and Intimate Relationships. A presentation given to San Diego State University, Chinese Students & Scholars Association.  

Lim, B. (2012 July). Marital Counseling 101: A Primer for Lay Counselors. One-day workshop at the Malaysian Baptist Theological Seminary, Klang Valley, Malaysia.

Lim, B. (2012 July). Holistic Self-Care: Managing the Multiple Stressors of the Christian Life &  Ministry. One week intensive at the Malaysian Baptist Theological Seminary, Penang, Malaysia.

Lim, B. & Lim, S. (2012, July). Emotionally Focused Therapy: Creating Safe Haven for Couples Connection at HuaQiao University, Quanzhou, China. A 25-hour intensive course for counselors from the university and community.

Lim, B. (2012 July). Crisis Intervention: A Lay Counseling odel to Mitigate Pain. A workshop presented to counselors at the National Association of Christian Counselors, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2012 July). MC472 Marriage and Family Counseling. One-week intensive training provided to graduate students at the Novelink Fellows Graduate Program, Xiamen, China.

Lim, B. & Lim, S. L. (2012 April). Bridging the Gap at Glory Christian Church.  Presented a workshop on the bridging the understanding between American Born Chinese, American Raised Chinese and the Overseas Born Chinese.

Lim, B.  (2012 April). Building Together at Glory Christian Church Annual Retreat 2012, Ramona, CA. Presented a series of three sermons at the church annual retreat.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2012 March). Hypnosis: A Hidden Gem in Psychotherapy? Seminar at Christian Association for Psychological Studies – West Region, San Diego, CA.

Lim, B. (2012 February). PREPARE/ENRICH Customized Version Workshop. Training for Psychotherapists, Pastors, lay-leaders and students at Bethel Seminary, San Diego - a full day certification training for therapists, pastors, and students.

Lim, B. & Lim, S. (2011, July/August). Marriage and Family Counseling at HuaQiao University, Quanzhou, China. A 25-hour intensive course for counselors from the university and community.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2011, July). Contextually Respectful Counselor in Beijing, China. A one-week intensive course  (30 hours) for training marital and family therapists from East Asia in collaboration with George Fox University's Graduate Department of Counseling, Portland, OR.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2011, July). Domestic Violence in Beijing, China. A one-week intensive course  (30 hours) for training marital and family therapists from East Asia in collaboration with George Fox University's Graduate Department of Counseling, Portland, OR.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2011, June). Cultural Competency and Cross-cultural Counseling. A presentation given to therapists at the Shanghai International Mental Health Association, Shanghai, China.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2011, May). Love, Dating, and Intimate Relationships. A presentation given to HuaQiao University Students. Organized by the Student Psychological Society, HuaQiao University, Quanzhou, China.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2011, May). Love, Dating, and Intimate Relationships. A presentation given to HuaQiao University Students and Peer Counselors. Organized by the Mental Health Education and Counseling Center at HuaQiao University Xiamen Campus, Xiamen, China.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2011, April). Managing Conflict in Relationships. A presentation given to HuaQiao University Overseas Students. Organized by the Mental Health and Psychological Center at HuaQiao University, Quanzhou, China.

Lim, B. (2011 April) CO414 Marriage and Family Counseling at Alpha Omega International College, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. A 30-hour intensive course for students in the MA counseling class.

Lim, B. (2011 February). PREPARE/ENRICH Customized Version Workshop. Training for Psychotherapists, Pastors, lay-leaders and students at Bethel Seminary, San Diego - a full day certification training for therapists, pastors, and students.

Lim, B. (2010 December) Clinical Development: Structural Family Therapy at Beijing, China – 10-hours weekend course for training marital and family therapists from East Asia in collaboration with George Fox University's Graduate Department of Counseling.

Lim, B. & Lim, S. (2010 December) Parenting: Raising Godly Responsible Children  in the Chinese Context at Beijing, China – 30-hours one-week intensive course for training marital and family therapists from East Asia in collaboration with George Fox University's Graduate Department of Counseling.

Lim, B. (2010 September). Enhancing Creativity in the Midst of Your Stressful Personal Life and Practice. Seminar at Christian Association for Psychological Studies – West Region, San Diego, CA.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2010 July). De-stressing for Greater Creativity. Public Lecture at the Bridge, Zhen Cuo An Chun Church, Xiamen, China.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2010 July). MC472 Marriage and Family Counseling. One-week intensive training (40 hours) provided to graduate students at the Novelink Fellows Graduate Program, Xiamen, China.

Lim, B (2010, April).  Holistic Self Care.  A seminar on managing stress for students at Bethel, organized by the MFT Student Leadership Team. 

Lim, B. & Lim, S. L. Lim. (2009 August). Basic Counseling Skills. Compassion for Migrant Children, Beijing. A 8-hour training for staff of Compassion for Migrant Children.

Lim, S., & Lim, B. (2009 July). Marriage and Family Therapy: A Systemic Approach in the   Healing of Family  Relationships at Disted College, Penang, Malaysia. A two-day workshop (16 hours) provided to mental health professionals, organized by the Penang Association of Counseling and Psychology (PACP).

Lim, B. & Thomas, J. (2009 July). Story Telling in Pre-marital and Marriage Counseling at Singapore Bible College, Singapore. An 8-hour public seminar for mental health professionals.

Lim, B. (2009 July) PT611 Marriage and Family Counseling at Singapore Bible College, Singapore. A 50-hour intensive course for students in the MA Pastoral Counseling class.

Lim, B. (2009 Spring). Holistic Wellness: Keys to Long Term Ministry in San Diego – an 8-week seminar for pastors, lay-leaders as part of Bethel’s LAOS ministry.

Lim, B. (2009 July). PREPARE/ENRICH Customized Version Workshop. Training for Psychotherapists, Pastors, lay-leaders and students at Bethel Seminary, San Diego - a full day certification training for therapists, pastors, and students.

Lim, B., Chang, M., & Olson, K. (2009 April). Panel on Integration: Faith and therapy, Christian Association for Psychological Studies – West Region, San Diego, CA.  

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2009 January). Use of Family Sculpting as an Experiential Assessment and Intervention Tool in Counseling Asian Families. Paper presentation at the International Counseling and Social Work Symposium, School of Educational Studies, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. (2008 July). Marriage and Family Counseling. One-week intensive training (40 hours) provided to graduate students at the Novelink Fellows Graduate Program, Xiamen, China.

Lim, S., & Lim, B. (2008 July). Reconcilable Differences: Helping Couples in Times of Trouble at Singapore Bible College, Singapore. A one-day workshop (8 hours) provided to marriage and family counselors from Singapore, Malaysia, and India.

Lim, B. (2008 July) PT611 Marriage and Family Counseling at Singapore Bible College, Singapore. A 50-hour intensive course for students in the MA Pastoral Counseling class.

Lim, B. (2008 May). PREPARE/ENRICH Workshop. Training for Psychotherapists and Pastors, and students at Bethel Seminary, San Diego - a full day certification training for therapists, pastors, and students.

Lim, B.. (2008 April). Assessing Spirituality in San Diego, a workshop for marital and family therapists, interns and trainees from LifeSpring and Reinicke Counseling Associates.

Lim, B., & Lim, S. L.. (2008 April) Family Blessings and Challenges in San Diego, CA – workshop at San Diego Asian American Leadership Conference.

Lim, B. (2008 January) Family Violence in China in Shenyang, China – 30-hour one-week intensive course for training marital and family therapists from East Asia in collaboration with George Fox University's Graduate Department of Counseling.

Lim, B. (2007 July) CO414 Marriage and Family Counseling at Theological College of Asia, Kuala Lumpur. A 45-hour intensive course for students in the M. Div. class.

Lim, B. (2007 July) PT611 Marriage and Family Counseling at Singapore Bible College, Singapore. A 50-hour intensive course for students in the MA Pastoral Counseling class.

Lim, B. (2007 April). PREPARE/ENRICH workshop. Training for Psychotherapists and Pastors, Bethel Seminary, San Diego - a full day certification training for therapists, pastors, and students.

Lim, B. (2006 October) Returning to Your Home Country. Talk presented to International Students Fellowship, San Diego.

Lim, B. (2006 September) Managing Your Chronos and Kairos Time. Talk presented to Chinese Bible Church, San Diego.

Lim, B. & Lim, S. (2006 July) Parenting: Raising Godly Responsible Children in the Chinese Context at Shenyang, China – 30-hours two-week intensive course for training marital and family therapists from East Asia in collaboration with George Fox University's Graduate Department of Counseling.

Lim, B. & Lim, S. (2006 July) Family Therapy I: Raising Marital & Family Therapist in the Chinese Context at Shenyang, China - 30-hours two-week intensive course for training marital and family therapists from East Asia in collaboration with George Fox University's Graduate Department of Counseling.

Lim, B. & Lim, S. (2006 July). Conflict Management in the Workplace at the Young Professionals Club, Beijing, China – an evening seminar for young professionals.

Lim, B. & Lim, S. (2006 May). Authenticity in Relationships at San Diego Chinese Evangelical Church Annual Retreat 2006, Yucaipa, CA. Presented a series of three talks at the CEC annual retreat, consisting of Mandarin, Cantonese, and English-speaking attendees.

Lim, B. (April 2006). “Love Courtship and Marriage” Workshop at Agape Chinese Church San Diego.

Lim, B. (April 2006). Theological and Psychological Perspective on Homosexuality.” Workshop at Agape Chinese Church, San Diego.

Lim, B. (March 2006). Groaning & Growing Beyond the Early Years of Marriage. Life Transition Seminar, presented at Chinese Evangelical Church, San Diego.

Lim, B. (February 2006). The Church Of Antioch: Vision for Asia. Mission Conference presented at Rancho Santa Marta, Mexico.

Lim, B. (2005 August). Pastoral Care and Counseling. Union Bible Training Center at Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia – one-week intensive course for pastors

Lim, B. (2005 July). Marriage Enrichment and Parenting. Family Conference at Imphal, Manipur, India for pastors and evangelists.

Lim, B. & Cheng M. (2005 June). Workshop on Cultural Diversity. Presentation at San Diego Rescue Mission, San Diego – a seminar for therapists and staff.

Lim, B. (2005 May). PREPARE/ENRICH workshop. Training for Psychotherapists and Pastors, Bethel Seminary, San Diego - a full day certification training for therapists, pastors, and students.

Lim, B. (2005 May). Counseling in Asia. Mental Health and Mission. Reinicke Counseling Associates, San Diego – a seminar for therapists involved in mission.

Lim, S., & Lim, B. (2004 September). Transformative Aspects of Genograms in Training Therapists. Poster presentation at the 62nd Annual AAMFT Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Lim, S., & Lim, B. (2003 September). A Clinical Perspective to Working with Immigrant Families. Presentation at the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) World Conference, Nashville, Tennessee.

Lim, B. & Lim, S. (2002 November) Family and Intergenerational Relationships in Cultural Borderlands: A Clinical & Pastoral Perspective to Working with Immigrant Families. Presentation at Christian Association for Psychological Studies, San Diego for therapists and pastors.

Certificates and Licenses

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, 2009 – Present

      California Board of Behavioral Science

      License #: MFC 46911

 Marriage & Family Therapist, 2006 – Present

      LifeSpring Center, San Diego (A non-profit counseling center)

      Responsible for therapy sessions with individuals, couples and families

 Approved Supervisor, 2002-present

      American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, 2000 – present

      Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists

      License #: 4891

Certified Trainer of the PREPARE ENRICH program 2005-present

                         

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

Seminary Diversity Committee, Bethel Seminary

      Co-chair, 2014 – present

 University Faculty Diversity Liaison, Bethel University

      Cabinet Member, 2014 – 2015

 Academic Programs Committee, Bethel Seminary

      Transregional Member, 2013 – present

 East West China Outreach

      Board Member, 2013 – present

ACA International Counseling Interest Network.

      Member, 2013 – present

 MFT Faculty Search Committee, Bethel Seminary

      Member, 2011 – 2013

 Steering Committee, BA Human Services, CAPS Bethel University

      Member, 2010 – present

Board of Behavioral Sciences, California

      Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC 46911, 2009 – present

Bethel Antiracism and Reconciliation Commission, Bethel University

      Member, 2008 – 2013 

San Diego Regional MFT Consortium

      Member, 2008 – present

San Diego AAMFT Networking District

      Member, 2007 – 2011              

 California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) 

      Associate Member, 2006 – present

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, California

      Member Election Committee, 2006 – 2007

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) Humanitarian Assistance Programs

      Volunteer, 2006 – present

Persatuan Kaunseling Malaysia (PERKAMA) (Malaysian Counseling Association)

      Clinical Member, 2006 – present

South East Asia Children’s Project, Asia

      Advisory Counsel, 2005 – 2009.

Winter Faculty Retreat Planning Committee, Bethel Seminary

      Member, 2004 & 2006

Bless It Assurance, San Diego

      Board member, 2004 – 2008

Clinical Pastoral Education, Memorial Sharp Hospital, San Diego

      Member and Vice Chairman, Professional Consultation Committee, 2004 – 2010

San Diego Marriage Coalition

      Member, 2004 – present – 2008

American Red Cross, SCS Team, San Diego

      Chaplain, 2004 – 2010

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, San Diego

      Member, 2003 – present

MFT Student Leadership Committee & Integration Team

      Faculty Advisor, 2003 – present

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

      Approved Supervisor, 2002 – present

Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS)                             

      Member, 2002 – present

Texas Department of Health

      Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, License #: 004891-030542, 2000 – present

Association of Couples for Marriage Enrichment (ACME)

      Member, 1997 – 2005

Hobbies and Interests

Taiji, Swimming, Preaching, Mentoring.

He is a licensed marriage and family therapist and works with individuals, couples, and families.  His specialization includes premarital counseling, marriage enrichment, parenting, marital and family therapy, multi-cultural therapy, spiritual issues, member care, missionary and pastoral self-care, anxiety and trauma, grief, loss and depression issues as well as interpersonal difficulties. 

Quote

“Luke 1:74-75 (NKJV) To grant us that we, Being delivered from the hand of our enemies, might serve Him without fear, In holiness and righteousness before Him all the days of our life.”