Dr. Timothy S. Lane is the Founder and President of the Institute for Pastoral Care, a non-profit that equips local churches to care for their people, and Tim Lane & Associates, 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 Unstuck: A Nine-Step Journey to Change That Lasts (2019), Living Without Worry: How to Replace Anxiety with Peace (2015), and co-authored How People Change and Relationships: A Mess Worth Making (2007). 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 from 1991 until 2001. He served as a counselor and faculty member (2001-2007) and then Executive Director (2007-2013) of a counseling organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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.
Tim and his wife, Barbara, live in Atlanta, GA. They married in 1989 and have four amazing children. Follow him on Twitter @timlane
Unstuck: A Nine-Step Journey to Change that Lasts, The Good Book Company, 2019.
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
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
“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
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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