Join Ben and the podcast crew as they talk with Jason Gibson, leading US Counselor and director of the Babb Center for Counseling, about how to connect students to counseling. Jason answers many questions people have about counseling and what your part is as a student pastor or leader.
Jason Gibson is a leading US counselor, speaker, and director of the Babb Center for Counseling, providing guidance to one of the leading counseling centers in the southeast. Jason has worked with schools, counseling centers, and churches around the world equipping adults who work with children and adolescents with social, emotional or behavioral issues.
With degrees in psychology, social work, and education, Jason’s peer-reviewed research has been published in multiple journals and his content has been featured on ParentTV, ParentingTeens, and Fox.
You can follow Jason on Instagram @LunchwithJason_ for ideas about parenting in real life.
About Ben Trueblood
Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for Lifeway Christian Resources and has served the local church as a student pastor for fourteen years. In addition to his role at Lifeway, Ben is involved in training, consulting, and speaking to student ministries throughout the U.S. He is driven by a desire for student ministries to expand God’s Kingdom, to see the lives of students transformed by the gospel, and to produce students who shape the culture in which they live. Ben and his wife Kristen have four young children. In his free time Ben enjoys family, fishing, hunting, and the St. Louis Cardinals. You can follow Ben on Instagram and Twitter at: @bentrueblood.
About Katie Wylie
Katie serves as Marketing Strategist for Lifeway Students and has been part of the Lifeway family for nearly 12 years, including two summers as a FUGE staffer. Katie is passionate about resourcing leaders because of the profound impact student ministry had on her faith journey. Katie is mama to identical twin boys and enjoys running, writing, and long walks around Target. Katie is also the human behind our brand social accounts! @lifewaystudents | @studentministry | facebook.com/LifewayStudents
About Nathan Howard
Nathan serves as Project Coordinator for Lifeway Students. and has served in student ministry for 15 years in a variety of roles from volunteer leader and student pastor in the local church to working with student pastors at the associational level. “Producer Nathan” helps facilitate student ministry training through the podcast, Youth Ministry Booster, and other outlets and also served on FUGE camp staff for six years, four as camp director, before joining the team full time. Nathan enjoys baking, video games, and officiating.