Pursuing Excellence in Biblical Counseling Since 1976.


For nearly 40 years, the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) has been certifying biblical counselors to ensure doctrinal integrity and to promote excellence in biblical counseling. 

Who We Serve: Pastors and Disciple-makers 

All pastors, professors, and other Christian servants who desire to be trained in their gospel-responsibility to be disciple-makers.

What We Offer: Certification and Training

We offer a comprehensive biblical counseling certification program that is rigorous, but attainable by even the busiest pastor. The biblical counseling certification phases include

We also offer annual and regional conferences as well as certification for centers desiring to become a ACBC-certified training center. 

Our Theological Position

Our Board

  • Ron Allchin
  • Kevin Backus
  • Heath Lambert
  • Jim Newheiser
  • Lance Quinn
  • Andrew Rogers
  • George Scipione
  • Stuart Scott
  • Bob Somerville
  • John Street
  • Steve Viars

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