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World-Renowned Christian Counseling Author to Speak at AGTS

Revision—January 18, 2007—Due to a severe ice storm, the Gary Collins Counseling Lectureship has been postponed until February 6-8, 2007. The schedule will remain the same except that the lecture originally scheduled for Thursday, January 18, at 1:30 has been moved to 9 a.m. on Thursday, February 8.

Contact: Jennifer Hall, Promotions Coordinator
Phone: (417) 268-1024
Fax: (417) 268-1001; ATTN: Jennifer Hall

Springfield, Mo.—January 9, 2007—The public is invited to a lectureship series featuring renowned author Dr. Gary R. Collins entitled “Emerging Issues in Christian Counseling,” January 16-18, 2007, at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS).
Dr. Collins is a licensed clinical psychologist with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Purdue University. He is author of more than 170 articles and about 45 books, including Christian Counseling: A Comprehensive Guide, The Biblical Basis of Christian Counseling and Family Shock: Keeping Families Strong in the Midst of Earthshaking Change. He was general editor of the thirty-volume Resources for Christian Counseling series, the Word Christian Counseling Library of cassette tapes and the twelve-volume Contemporary Christian Counseling series. His most recent book is Christian Coaching: Helping Others Turn Potential Into Reality. The twenty-fifth year anniversary edition of Christian Counseling, published in 2006, is available in the AGTS bookstore.

The lectureship will take place in the William J. Seymour Chapel at AGTS.

Tuesday, February 6, 6-7:15 p.m.: Emerging Trends in Christian Counseling
Wednesday, February 7, 9-10 a.m.: Emerging Churches and Christian Counseling
Thursday, February 8, 9-10:15 a.m.: Emerging Leaders and Christian Counseling

Collins studied at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, the University of Toronto, the University of London and studied theology at Western Seminary. He served as professor of psychology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School for 20 years. He co-led the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) for seven years. During that time the organization grew from about 700 paid members to more than 15,000. In October 1998, he resigned from the AACC to develop Christian counseling and coaching worldwide. He is also distinguished professor of coaching and leadership at the Psychological Studies Institute in Atlanta.

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