Bruce Barber, D.Min

Church Consultant; Pastor of First Baptist Church in Roanoke, Texas; Certified Life Coach.


John Austin Dobelman, Ph.D.

Professor in Statistical Department and Director of Professional Masters Program at Rice University, Houston, Texas.


Vicki L. Gilliam, Ed.D.

Education Consultant for Region XI Education Service Center in Special Education, Administration, and Compliance.


Julie M. Hayden, Psy.D.

Assoc. Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School of Behavioral Sciences at Southern California Seminary (San Diego).


Mary Becerril, Ph.D., LPC-S, LMFT

Doctorates in Nursing and Marriage and Family Therapy – Director of Masters Level Counselor Training Program at Dallas Baptist University.


Donald W. Hawkins, D.Min.

Past President of Southeastern Bible College in Birmingham, Al. (2001-14); previously heard on 600 radio stations worldwide.


Tom Kennedy, Ed.D., LPC-S

Professor: Psychology and Counseling at Houston Baptist University; past President of Christian Counselors of Texas.

Frank B. Minirth, M.D., Ph.D.

President of the Minirth Clinic, P.A., in Richardson, Texas. Christian psychiatrist, author of over 90 books.


Jack David Dickerson, Ph.D., LPC-S, LMFT-S

Clinical Director of Out-patient Services for Christian Counseling Associates; CEO of Champions 2 Heroes.


Angela Linam, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty at Dallas Baptist University in areas of Human Development and Brain Development Science.


William “Mike” Smith, Ed.D., Ph.D., D/Min.

President of Jacksonville College; Adjunct Professor at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Keith Anderson

Chairman of TOFI, USA (Together One for Israel) and Pastor of Fort Victory Baptist Church in Crowley, Texas.


Gene Getz, Ph.D.

President of Center for Church Renewal; Chairman Emeritus at Center for Church Based Training; Nationwide Radio Programs (Retired).


Dan R. Crawford, D.Min.

Sr Prof of Evangelism and Missions, Southwestern Baptist Theology Seminary (Retired); International Advocate, West Coast Baptist Association, BC, Canada.


Mark Matheson, Ph.D.

Executive Life Coach/Consultant – Windermere, Fla. Formerly, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Windermere, Fla., for 25 years.

Advisory Board 

For Dayspring Counseling Services and Dayspring Institute for Training and Development


These advisor-consultants are listed in the order in which they agreed to become members of this Board