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pastoral counselor

James Raymond Coffman, American pastoral counselor. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1968. certified professional counselor, certified marriage and family therapist.

Background

Coffman, James Raymond was born on March 29, 1946 in Brownsville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robin Ernest and Helen Elizabeth (Thornley) Coffman.

Education

Bachelor, Union University, 1968. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1971. Master of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1972.

Doctor of Ministry, Vanderbilt University, 1980.

Career

Pastor, Mount Zion Baptist Church, Beaver Dam, Kentucky, 1969-1972;counselor, Berea (Kentucky) College, 1972;associate pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Kirksville, Missouri, 1972-1975;interim pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Kirksville, Missouri, 1974;pastor, Arran Lake Baptist Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1975-1978;chaplain, Jesse Holman Hospital, Springfield, Tennessee, 1978-1980;resident chaplin, Baptist Medical Centers, Birmingham, Alabama, 1980-1982;associate director, Baptist Medical Centers, Birmingham, Alabama, 1982-1985;executive director, Pastoral Counseling & Consultation Centers Tennessee, Nashville, since 1985. Consultant, VA Medical Center, Nashville, since 1986. Lecturer, Vanderbilt University, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1968. Certified professional counselor, certified marriage and family therapist.

Membership

Fellow American Association Pastoral Counselors (committee center and training 1985-1991), College Chaplains. Member Association Clinical Pastoral Education (certified supervisor, committee accreditation 1985-1991), National Council Family Relations, American Association for Marital and Family Therapy (clinical).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, jogging, travel, photography.

Connections

Married Mary Kathryn Stinson, June1, 1968. Children: Kathryn Alice, Raymond Lincoln.

father:
Robin Ernest Coffman

mother:
Helen Elizabeth (Thornley) Coffman

spouse:
Mary Kathryn Stinson

child:
Kathryn Alice Coffman

child:
Raymond Lincoln Coffman