Visiting Faculty

Stephen Beck

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B.S., Philadelphia Biblical University, M.Div. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D. (Systematic Theology), Westminster Theological Seminary

Debby Jones

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Co-authored by Debby Jones and Jackie Kendall, "Lady in Waiting" leads women to develop a proper relationship with Christ, the lover of their heart, and allow Him to direct the rest of their love relationships. Debby is the wife of Dr. Bill Jones.

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Debby Jones challenges women through solid Bible teaching to grow deeper in their walk with Christ. Whether addressing large audiences or small discipleship groups, her style remains personal and practical. Debby has a masters degree in Educational Ministries and co-authored the best-selling book Lady in Waiting, highlighting 10 qualities of a godly woman. The book has been published in 10 languages.

  • Christian Growth (daily personal devotional time, identity in Christ, friendship evangelism, small group discipleship)
  • Godly Character/Virtue (living by convictions, purity, security, faith)
  • Christlike Living in High School & College
  • Christlike Living at College
  • Godly Motherhood
  • Mother-Daughter Relationships
  • 10 Qualities of a Godly Woman from the book of Ruth
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Tom Barbian

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B.A., Southern California College; M.S., California Lutheran University

Dr. Barbian received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Cambridge Graduate School of Psychology in Los Angeles. He holds a Masters Degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, and a Bachelors Degree in Biblical Studies. He has had extensive counseling experience in private practice as well as in a church setting. He was Co-Director of Associated Christian Therapy Services in California and has been actively involved in church leadership for many years. He has been Director of the Christian Counseling Center of First Presbyterian Church in Columbia since its founding in 1997.

Dr. Barbian has received specialized training in addictions, marriage counseling, anxiety disorders, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, child therapy, Critical Incident-Stress Debriefing, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. He holds certifications in: South Carolina: Licensed Professional Counselor, Lic. No. 2665
South Carolina: Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor Lic. # 3823
California: Licensed Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor Lic. MFC # 27025
and is a Licensed Minister with Harvest Community Church, Southern Baptist.

Married for over thirty years, Dr. Barbian and his wife Corrine have five children.

B.A., Southern California College; M.S., California Lutheran University; Ph.D., Cambridge Graduate School of Psychology; staff member, Church of the Living Christ, 1982-89; MFCC intern, private practice, 1986-89; marriage, family and child counselor, Antelope Valley Christian Counseling Center, 1989-91; director, Care Options, 1994-97; professional advisor, CHADD, 1991-97; assistant professor, Chapman University, 1996; clinical director, part-owner, Associated Christian Therapy Services, 1991-97; executive director, Christian Counseling Center, First Presbyterian Church, 1997-present; Licensed Professional Counselor.

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