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Samuel Stephens

Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling
Instructional Faculty
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Dr. Stephens serves as Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in addition to his role as Director of Membership and Certification for the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).  He earned both his Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling (2018) and M.A. in Christian Education (2014) from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX where he served on administrative staff. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Tennessee at Martin (2009).

Over the past 10 years, Dr. Stephens has served in churches and para-church ministries relating to counseling, education, and discipleship ministries. He is a guest and contributor for the Truth in Love podcast and is the author of The Psychological Anthropology of Wayne Edward Oates (2020), A Call to Counsel and Care (2021), and The Deception of Psychological Labels (2021).  He is currently an elder of Liberty Baptist Church in Liberty, MO.

Local Church:

Liberty Baptist Church in Liberty, MO.