Dr. Jim Evans
Executive Director & Lead Counselor
Dr. Jim Evans is a biblical counselor, and his worldview is that of a Christ-follower. He has a general counseling practice and does extensive work with couples in relationship trouble, premarital counseling, with men and woman suffering from losses, divorce and addictions, depression and anxiety, and men gaining freedom from pornography,( and with women excluding sexual issues) delete this). Jim has a special heart for clergy and their family members. He is a veteran, and with related extra training, he has a very effective connection with active duty and other vets. Jim holds a PhD with emphasis in Biblical Counseling from Trinity College of the Bible & Theological Seminary in Evansville, IN. Jim has also received 450 direct training hours by the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors.
His is a Ministry of Reconciliation – with God and with Others
“So, from now on, we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though once we regarded Christ in that way, we do so no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old is gone and the new has come. All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself in Christ; and gave us the ministry of reconciliation, that God was reconciling the world to himself through Christ, not counting men’s sins against them.” 2 Corinthians 5:16-19
Jim helped launch Community Christian Counseling
In June 2002, Jim called the first meeting of the organizing committee that formed and launched Community Christian Counseling. He authored the organization’s Federal & State not-for-profit documents and completed much of the original building remodeling. He is the only Executive Director CCC has had since opening in November 2003.
He has a Diverse Background of life-experiences
Dr. Evans is a Viet Nam veteran and served in the USAF as a combat-trained Security Policeman and K-9 handler. For a short time after his military service, he served as a civilian police officer, then commenced his education. He earned a bachelor’s degree and two master’s degrees in healthcare related fields from two Indiana Universities. He was the administrator of a physician’s medical practice, and a successful healthcare executive for 20 years, serving in two major Indiana hospital systems. He was a Diplomat in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has provided leadership at the counseling center since 2003.
He is engaged in the Community
Jim and his wife Teri are long-time members of the 12 Points Campus of Maryland Community in Terre Haute. He is a licensed and ordained Christian Minister, and for 20 years was a volunteer chaplain at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, where he had previously served as one of its Vice Presidents. He is an active member of the Wabash Valley Ministerial Association and for many years has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Wabash Valley Crisis Pregnancy Center. He has been married to Teri for many years, is father to Christopher, grandfather to Cayla and Patrick, and great-grandfather to Liam. Jim is a life-long fitness enthusiast and needs at least 3 minutes to join you for a tee time. J
Jim is also:
Program Chair and instructor for the Certified Biblical Coaching program
Trinity School of Natural Health.
In whatever area of life-skills you coach, whether faith, wellness, nutrition, fitness, even career coaching; this 8-week program will teach you to do it by incorporating biblical principles into your discipline.
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