Brad Bigney

Brad has been a pastor and husband for many years. He earned his M.Div from Columbia Bible Seminary, is an ACBC certified counselor and has been serving as the Senior Pastor of Grace Fellowship Evangelical Free Church in Florence, KY since 1996. He and his dear wife Vicki have five children.

Randy Patten

President of TEAM Focus Ministries, Director of Training Emeritus of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). Randy was previously the Exec. Director of NANC (now ACBC) and served for 12 years as a local church pastor. Randy has a BA from Cedarville, OH and an M.Div from Grace Theological Seminary, IN. He is a founding member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition and contributing author to three books. He and his wife Cindy have been married for 50 years, have two children and six grandchildren.

Tanner Ripley

Tanner is an associate pastor at Emmanuel Bible Church in Great Falls, MT. He began pastoral ministry eleven years ago first as an intern, then an Associate Pastor at Grace Bible Church through 2015. He received his MDiv from The Master’s Seminary and is ACBC certified. Tanner and his wife Brooke were married in 2013 and have two daughters, Harmony and Meg, and a son Timothy. In his free time, Tanner enjoys reading old western novels with his wife or doing anything outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.

Pastor Craig Rowe

Craig retired from full time ministry, but continues to teach in various capacities and is an adjunct professor at Montana Bible College. He pastored for 33 years and also counseled and taught for five years at Biblical Counseling Center in Arlington Heights, IL. He received a Masters of Divinity and a Doctorate of Ministry in Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. He is certified and a Fellow with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. He and his wife Sue have four grown children and reside in Bozeman, MT.

Matt Thibault

Matt has served in pastoral roles at Grace Bible Church in Bozeman, MT and Grace Church of the Valley in Kingsburg, CA and is currently preparing to plant a church. He earned his MDiv from The Master’s Seminary and is in pursuit of a doctorate from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has taught courses at Montana Bible College, Arrowhead Bible College and has assisted with courses at The Master’s Seminary. He is married to Trina and has three children.

Mark Shaw

Mark is the Director of Counseling at Grace Fellowship Church and the Founder of The Addiction Connection in Florence, KY. He and his wife, Mary, have four adult children. His certifications include a CADAC II certification in addiction counseling along with biblical counseling certifications from ACBC and IABC.

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