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Join Us for Biblical Counseling, Psychology and the Church Conference, January 23-25 in Boise

Note: I’ll be speaking at the Biblical Counseling, Psychology and the Church Conference in Boise Idaho (January 23-25). More specifically, I’ll be speaking at 6:30 the 23rd, and 9am and 11am on January 24th. If you live nearby, I hope you’ll come out and join us.

Other speakers include…

About T.A. McMahon, Bend, Oregon
Key Note Topic: Psychology & The Church

T.A. McMahon is president and executive director of The Berean Call ministry, editor-in-chief and contributing writer for The Berean Call newsletter, co-author of The Seduction of Christianity, America: The Sorcerer’s New Apprentice, Understand the Times, and author of Showtime for the Sheep? and Temporal Delusion.

Holder of a master’s degree in communications, he has researched and written numerous documentaries and scripted several feature films. His writing/producing for Christian videos includes The Cult Explosion, The God Makers, The New Age: Pathway to Paradise? The Evolution Conspiracy, A Woman Rides the Beast, Israel, Islam & Armageddon, and Psychology and the Church. The Berean Call web site is:

About Terry Trudel, M.D., Port Angeles, Washington
Key Note Topics: DSM, Homosexuality, Reparative Therapy and Implications for the Church;
Psychopharmacology, is your prescription for Prozac from God or Satan?

Terry Trudel is a physician limiting his practice to Psychiatry. He completed his psychiatric training at Oregon Health Sciences University in 1979. He currently is engaged in private practice on the Olympic Peninsula. Dr. Trudel has extensive experience working on abuse recovery both individually and also in group. He has completed the course offered by the American Association of Christian Counselors on marriage counseling and has developed expertise in helping clients with preexisting Christian beliefs use their spirituality in the process of change. In addition to the work paradigms noted above Dr. Trudel has volunteered to work on the mental health team for the American Red Cross which provided disaster mental health services following the terrorist attack at the world trade centers, and after Hurricanes Ivan and Katrina in Pensacola, Florida, and Montgomery, Alabama, respectively. E-mail contact:

About Pastor Jordan Hall, Sidney, Montana
Key Note Topics: The Holy Bible, The All Sufficient Word of GOD; Discernment or The Lack Thereof;
Substance Abuse Counseling

Pastor Jordan Hall is lead pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Sidney, Montana. JD holds a BA in Religious Education from Williams Baptist College and M.A. from Arkansas State University. JD has been married for ten years to Mandy, who teaches their three children at home. JD is a columnist for the Intermountain Christian News and other publications. He’s also the author of a new book “A Baptist Catechism.” FBC Sidney is currently planting churches in nearby North Dakota. For more information, view his web sites:, and

About Rev. Matt Slick, Nampa, Idaho
Topic: Theological Issues in Counseling

Matt Slick is President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry ( ).
Matt earned his Bachelors in Social Science from Concordia University, Irvine, CA in 1988. He earned his Masters of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary, in Escondido, CA, in 1991. He now resides in the Boise, Idaho area with his family. He is ordained. Matt started CARM in October of 1995 to respond to the many false teachings of the cults on the Internet.

Matt currently hosts Matt Slick Live, heard weeknights, 3-4 pm, M-F in the Boise area on KBXL Radio and over the Internet.

For more information, contact InterMountain Christian News in Boise, Idaho at (208) 703-8688 or E-mail to: This event promoted by the InterMountain Christian News.