Sources for Ministerial Credentials
If you do not hold ministerial credentials and your local church is not an option, we encourage you to consider these organizations when you research the ministerial fellowship you would like to serve under.
Paragon Christian Alliance International
This ministry can provide ministerial credentals, 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, and the xeperience of being organized nearly 40 years!
Paragon Christian Alliance International
2149 HWY 139
Monroe, LA 71203
International Fellowship of Ministries
Offering both Chrisitan ministerial licensing and ordination, this Christian organization has been supporting ministries since 1947.
International Fellowship Ministries
22722 29th DR SE#100
Bothell, WA 98021
United Christian Faith MinistriesThis high quality Christian Ministry provides Internet based ordination services to committed, called Christians. Its mission is to provide Christian leadership, training, and inspiration to build and support Christians worldwide. If you are in need of ministerial credentials, UCFM may be a good choice for you.
United Christian Faith Ministries
PO Box 916 Church Hill
National Conservative Christian ChurchThis church is dedicated to providing ministerial credentials, education, and assistance to Christian ministries.
National Conservative Christian Church
Insurance for Christian Counselors
By special arrangement with the NCCA, Lockton, a major insurer, offers liability coverage for Christian Counselors at reasonable rates. This is a link to their website:
- Helping Clients with Insurance
With recent changes in the healthcare laws, many insurance providers will now reimburse their insureds for faith-based counseling just as they would for secular counseling.
To assist your clients collect a reimbursement from their insurance company, there are several things the counselor needs to do. First, the counselor will want to have an NPI number. Several years ago, a federal database was created that permits all healthcare providers to obtain a unique identifying number. This number is required by the insurance companies. You may apply for a number at this website:
National Provider Identifier
The counselor need to provide the client with an invoice that contains a number of specific items that the insurance companies require. Please download the sample invoice and instructions here.
- Samaritan Ministries
If you are in need of a way to cover yourself and your family for unexpected, significant medical expenses, be sure to visit the Samaritan Ministries website. When you join, please be sure to tell them Charles and Maureen Young of Palmetto, FL sent you.
Association of Christian Counselors
The American Association of Christian Counselors offers several
resources for those involved in Christian Counseling. The American
Association of Christian Counselors holds a bi-annual conference in
Nashville that is very popular with Christian Counselors.
WikiPedia Article: "The Five Temperaments"
The Wikipedia provides a comprehensive history of the Arno Profile System. Interesting background information.
Article: "Dr. Richard Arno"
Biographical information on the founder of the NCCA, author and educator who discovered the 5th temperament.
Insurance and Christian Counseling
Christian Counseling Websites by Graduates! Well Done!
Dr. Jamie Hicks, is the founder of the Arizona based center called "A Season for All Counseling." One of the Pastoral Counseling Center's PhD level supervisors, Dr. Hicks not only spends time counseling individuals, groups and families, but also advises students of the Center and above all, is "Mom" for a happy, growing family!
- Trueblood Christian Counseling
Trueblood Christian Counseling is the counseling ministry of Brandon M. Trueblood M.A. offered in the Oklahoma City, OK area. Brandon is a Licensed Clinical Christian Counselor by the N.C.C.A. and is Board Certified in both "Integrated Family and Marriage Therapy" as well as "Sexual Therapy". Brandon's counseling practice offers help to a variety of people and issues, but he enjoys most working with couples and families learn how to rebuild a solid, biblical, and healthy foundation for themselves and the generations to come.
- Eagle High Christian Center - Ryan Duncan
Eagle High Christian Center is located in Temecula California where Dr. Ryan Onassis Duncan PhD serves as senior Pastor. He served 26 years in the United States Navy and has over 20 years in pulpit ministry experience before launching Eagle High Christian Center. As a licensed Christian Counselor with the NCCA, Dr. Duncan offers excellent counseling in many specialized areas for men, women, marriage and family. He also provides Clinical Pastoral Counseling services to Pastors, church leaders, and many other community groups. Dr. Duncan is a dynamic teacher/preacher that focuses on teaching people how to maximize their potential in Christ, while seizing each opportunity to excel.
Carolyn Schwartz, a diligent graduate, earned a PhD through the ministry, and has been very active helping others in many ways.
While a talented musician, singer, songwriter, speaker and pastoral counselor, she also authored a marvelous daily devotional called the "Daily Cup". You are sure to be blessed through this anointed work. Get a copy today by visiting Carolyn's website.
A supervisor, Rev. Madison Beresford has recently opened a 501(c)3 pastoral counseling office in the greater Chicago area. His integrated approach focuses on bringing healing to young people as they discover their God given temperament and find hope in Jesus.
Relevant Life Counseling Services Rev. Curtis
Meador founded Relevant Life Counseling
Services with the calling to help individuals, marriages, and families overcome and break free from issues and strongholds that are pervasive in our
society today. Curtis is a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor with over 25 years of ministry experience as a pastor, missionary, and counselor.
He is based in north Atlanta and serves through the North Central Area Missions office.
- Lord, Make Me New Our talented student
and author Angie Skinner
has recently released a new wonderful new devotional designed to
help readers on their journey to wholeness. It is filled with
powerful scripture and sincere prayers developed out of the author's
own desire for personal growth and change. Follow the link to
have a look.
Blessings in the Storm is a book written by our student Kimberly
Sanderson. A pastor and NCCA licensed counselor, she resides
in the lovely town of Charleston, South Carolina. In addition
to her counseling activities, she is an active member of the
pastoral staff at her church, sponsors Bible studies, and writes
Christian Counseling Solutions
is located in the state of Ohio, and operated by Rev. Len Derico, PhD.
An NCCA licensed Christian Counselor, Len offers
a variety of services from his very attractive website. Pastor
Len has served churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, Iowa and Ohio over
the past 20 years. He is currently serving as the Pastor of the
Northeast Christian Church in Warren, Ohio.
A New Beginning Christian Counseling is the work of the well trained and experienced counselor Nicole McPherson, PhD. Not only a Christian Counselor, Dr. McPherson also works as a college professor. She offers both individual and group counseling as well as public speaking. Be sure to have a look at her fine wesite.
Joy House Counseling Center is managed by Director Garry Barber.
Garry has been a very successful student in the NCCA program. The
counseling center is an integral part of a residential treatment
program for troubled teens in the state of Georgia.
Grace Abundant Counseling Center
Our student Willie Miller has assembled a fine counseling center in the Houston, Texas area.
This is a fine example of a counseling center designed to help the
EmployerGuard works exclusively with Pastoral Counseling Center.
Providing Pre-Employment Temperament Screening Services to companies
looking to better understand their hiring candidates, EmployerGuard
utilizes the Arno Profile System Employer response form for maximum
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Bayside Community Church - Bradenton, FL
We are blessed to be able to attend an outstanding Christian church not far from our residence. If you are in the area, or a looking for a good sermon on video, be sure to check out Bayside Community Church