T. Dale Johnson, Jr., is the Director of Counseling Programs and Associate Professor of Biblical Counseling at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is husband to Summer, and they live together in Kansas City, Missouri, with their six children: Easton, Titus, Will, Ellie, and twin girls Annadale and Caroline. Johnson served as Associate Pastor of Family Life at Raiford Road Church in Macclenny, FL, before completing his Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Johnson also serves as the Executive Director of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. He regularly travels to speak and is the host of ACBC’s “Truth in Love” podcast. He is the author of The Professionalization of Pastoral Care in America (Wipf&Stock) and two forthcoming titles, The Church as a Culture of Care (New Growth Press) and Free to Be the Church: Biblical Counseling and Legal Issues. He deeply loves the Scriptures and the local church and is committed to equipping pastors and church members alike to minister God’s sufficient Word.