Stuart has over thirty years of experience in counseling and pastoral ministry. He has served as Associate Pastor of Family Ministries and Counseling at Grace Community Church in the Los Angeles area with Pastor John MacArthur. He served on the faculty of The Master’s College and Seminary in the area of biblical counseling before joining the faculty of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary serving as Associate Professor of Biblical Counseling. Stuart is a Fellow and Member of the Board of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). He is the author of several books including The Exemplary Husband, From Pride to Humility: A Biblical Perspective, and The Faithful Parent: A Biblical Guide to Raising a Family. Stuart has been married to Zondra for over thirty years, and they have two grown children (Christa and Marc).