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Dr. Timothy S. Lane is the Founder and President of the Institute for Pastoral Carea non-profit that equips local churches in caring for their people, and Tim Lane & Associatesis a counseling practice located in Peachtree City, GA. He is a minister in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), having been ordained in 1991 and a member of Metro-Atlanta Presbytery. He has a Master of Divinity degree and a Doctor of Ministry degree in Pastoral Counseling.

Tim has authored Living Without Worry: How to Replace Anxiety with Peace, and co-authored How People Change and Relationships: A Mess Worth Making. He has written several mini-books including PTSD, Forgiving Others, Sex Before Marriage, Family Feuds, Conflict, and Freedom From Guilt.

He has experience in both campus ministry (University of Georgia, 1984-1987) and pastoral ministry where he served as a pastor in Clemson, SC from 1991 until 2001. Beginning in 2001 until 2013, he served as a counselor and faculty at CCEF (Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation) in Philadelphia, PA. Beginning in 2007, he served as its Executive Director until 2013.

In 2014, Tim and his family re-located to his home state, Georgia, where he formed the non profit ministry the Institute for Pastoral Care. He also began a counseling practice, Tim Lane & Associates. Both organizations seek to help the local church. His primary desire and commitment is to help pastors and leaders create or improve their ability to care for the people who attend their churches.

He continues to write, speak and travel both nationally and internationally. Tim is adjunct professor of practical theology at several seminaries where he teaches about pastoral care in the local church. Most recently, Tim has taught classes at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia as well as SEMBEQ in Montreal, Canada.

My family: wife, Barbara; son, Tim; daughter, Kathryn; daughter, Hannah; son, Ben; me.

My family: wife, Barbara; son, Tim; daughter, Kathryn; daughter, Hannah; son, Ben; me.

Tim and his wife, Barbara, live in Atlanta, GA. They married in 1989 and have four amazing children. Follow him on Twitter @timlane  

Books

Living Without Worry: How to Replace Anxiety with Peace, The Good Book Company, 2015.

How People Change (co-author with Paul D. Tripp) New Growth Press, 2006

Relationships: A Mess Worth Making (co-author with Paul D. Tripp) New Growth Press, 2006

Church Based Curriculum

How People Change (co-author with Paul D. Tripp)    New Growth Press, 2003

Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands (co-author with Paul D. Tripp)    New Growth Press 2005

Change and Your Relationships (co-author with Paul D. Tripp)    New Growth Press 2009

Mini-Books

Forgiving Others: Joining Wisdom and Love    New Growth Press, 2004

Conflict: A Redemptive Opportunity    New Growth Press, 2006

Freedom From Guilt: Finding Release from Your Burdens    New Growth Press, 2008

Family Feuds: How to Respond    New Growth Press, 2008

Sex Before Marriage: How Far is Too Far?    New Growth Press, 2009

Temptation: Fighting the Urge    New Growth Press, 2010

PTSD: Healing for Bad Memories    New Growth Press, 2012

Representative Articles

“More Than Counseling: A Vision for the Entire Church” Journal of Biblical Counseling, Vol. 24.3, 2006.

“One Church’s Story” Journal of Biblical Counseling, Vol. 24.3, 2006

“One Couple’s Story” Journal of Biblical Counseling, Vol. 24.2, 2006

“Pursuing and Granting Forgiveness” Journal of Biblical Counseling, Vol. 23.2, 2005.

“How Christ Changes Us By His Grace” Journal of Biblical Counseling, Vol. 23.2, 2005.

“Walking the Razor’s Edge of Truth and Love in Personal Ministry” Journal of Biblical Counseling, Vol. 22.1, Fall 2003.

“Normal Sunday Mornings and 24/7” Journal of Biblical Counseling, Vol. 21.2, Winter 2003

“Godly Intoxication,” Journal of Biblical Counseling, Vol.26.2, 2012

“The Unpardonable Sin: Two Pastoral Applications,” Journal of Biblical Counseling, Vol. 27:2, 2013

Education

Westminster Theological Seminary, 2006, Doctor of Ministry in Counseling

Westminster Theological Seminary, 1991, Master of Divinity

University of Georgia, 1984, Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy

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