What is the Counseling Center?

A Christ-Centered, Biblically-focused place of hope and encouragement.

Why do have the Counseling Center?

Because, stress, anxiety, depression and addiction are rampant inside and outside of the church, and we want to guide people to overcoming victory by the practical truths of the Word of God.

Who Does the counseling center serve?

The Counseling Center serves frequent attenders of First Baptist Concord, and the students and families of Concord Christian School, at no cost.

How does the Counseling Center work?

The counseling center of First Baptist Concord exists to meet needs with Biblical answers. Our care may include meeting with our in-house pastors and counselors, our church support ministries, or referrals to specialized counselors or ministries.

Statement of Purpose and Practice

How to reach the counseling center?

Phone: 865-672-1456

Email: [email protected]

Counseling Center Fall 2021 Small Groups

Grief Share (Tammy Hash, Linda Kirby)

Provides Help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend.  Your Journey from Mourning to Joy.” Tammy and Linda offer a warm, caring environment with practical encouragement.

Beginning Sept 14, running12 weeks through Dec. 9,  Room F 113, 6-7:30 pm. Contact [email protected] to sign up or for more information.

Divorce Care (Robby & Jennifer Martin)

Divorce Care’s life-changing support group guides people along the path of recovery after separation or divorce, enabling management of the emotional turmoil and giving practical tools for decision-making. DivorceCare is video-driven format, including nurturing feedback from Robby and Jennifer each week.

Begins Wednesday Sept 20, running 13 weeks through Dec 16, Room F110, 6:30-8 pm. Contact [email protected] to sign up or for more information.

Beyond the Betrayal (Suzanne Robinson)

Healing from sexual betrayal from your past, or from your current marriage.

Begins Thursday September 9, runs six weeks, in the Counseling Center Conference Room, 6:30-8 pm. Contact [email protected] to reserve your spot.

Overcoming Stress and Anxiety (Victor Lee)

Biblically practical encouragement for coping with the fear-stress-anxiety-depression sequence, including how to biblically manage emotions, spiritual warfare, physical self-care and introduction of a variety of useful support tools.

Begins Tuesday Sept 14, runs three weeks and then repeats, Missions Training Center, 6:30-8 pm. Contact [email protected] to sign up or for more information.

Overcoming Pornography Addiction (Soulrefiner.org)

The ‘Conquer Series’ is video- and discussion-driven Zoom small group process that merges clinical and biblical truth to empower overcoming addiction. There are a variety of small-group date/time options. For more information, contact Victor Lee at [email protected].