Dr. Ernie Baker
Ernie has the privilege of serving as Pastor of Counseling at First Baptist of Jacksonville where he helps oversee pastoral care and the Grace Center for Biblical Counseling.
He received his M.Div. from Capital Bible Seminary, and his D.Min. in Pastoral Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary. Dr. Baker has been in ministry since 1980. Twenty-five of these years were spent in pastoral ministry which included training and equipping pastors and laymen in the skills of discipleship counseling and conciliation before serving as Professor of Biblical Counseling at The Master’s University and Seminary. He is thankful to return to pastoral ministry now.
He is a Certified Conciliator with The Institute for Christian Conciliation and teaches a number of conflict resolution courses along with doing conciliation. He is also a Fellow with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, a Council Board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition. At The Master’s University and Seminary, he oversees the on-line Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Counseling degree and serves as an adjunct professor in the graduate degrees at the University and seminary. It has been his privilege to teach biblical counseling and conciliation in numerous foreign countries.
Early Registration: $55
through October 21. After October 21, registration costs $75
Getting to the Heart of Conflict with Dr. Ernie Baker.
Conflict is a universal experience! It is a topic every Christian needs to learn how to avoid and overcome in a God-honoring way. We anticipate edifying instruction on the relational dynamics that God says should govern our relationships, and for practical help in handling conflict. As a pastor, biblical counselor and certified Christian conciliator, Dr. Ernie Baker has dealt with countless conflict scenarios. We are praying for God to transform everyone who joins us to be better peacemakers in the Body of Christ.
Breakout Seminar Topics
Kevin & Tamara Henning: Let's Have Another Difficult Discussion
Chad Ingalls: Counseling Children and Adolescents through Conflict
Dr. Mike Lawyer: Dealing with Shame
Craig Lofthus: The Secret to True Forgiveness
Brian Sayers: Understanding and Responding to Manipulators
Dan Dionne: Hormones and Counseling
Kelli Dionne: Habitual Sins and Walking in Righteousness (women only)
Denise Ogorek: Evaluation of a Biblical Counseling Program for Depression
Paul Peabody: Making Much of God in Counseling