John E. Babler, PhD
Chairman of the Department of Biblical Counseling
Professor of Biblical Counseling
MSSW, University of Texas at Arlington; MA, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Professor of Counseling (also taught Social Work, Ministry-Based Evangeliam, and Pastoral Ministry) at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1995-2020. Held Warren C. Hultgren Chair of Ministerial Counseling.
Minister of Missions, Birchman Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas; Missions Associate, Baptist Community Center, Fort Worth, Texas; Served as associate pastor and youth minister in local church settings.
Police Officer and Chaplain, Forest Hill Police Department, Forest Hill, Texas; Fire Chief and Chaplain, Edgecliff Village Fire Department, Edgecliff Village, Texas; Social Work Coordinator, Huguley Hospice, Fort Worth, Texas; Program Administrator, The Children’s Home, Amarillo, Texas.
Counseling by the Book, Revised and Expanded Edition, Edited with Nicolas Ellen; Biblical Crisis Counseling, Not if, but When; Counseling by the Book, Co-Authored with David Penley and Mike Bizzell; Journal articles and blog articles published by the Journal of Biblical Counseling, Southwestern Seminary, Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, National Hospice Organization, and National Association of Christians in Social Work.