Meet our Staff Members
Dr. Garrett Higbee, Psy.D.: Garrett is the Executive Director of the Biblical Counseling Coalition and one of the BCC’s founding board members. He also serves as Executive Director of Biblical Soul Care Ministries at Harvest Bible Chapel and is former president and co-founder of Twelve Stones Ministries located in Brown County, IN. Dr. Higbee was trained as a clinical psychologist with a specialty in marriage and family counseling, but had a radical conversion in 1992 which led him to trust in Christ and His Word for all things related to life and counseling. He has over twenty years of experience using the Scriptures to counsel couples, families, and youth and is dedicated to training those who lead and counsel others in Biblical soul care. Garrett is a frequent conference speaker and a contributing author for several biblical counseling books. Additionally, he has created several Biblical Soul Care® training resources focused on small group discipleship. He and his wife Tammy have three children and live near the Harvest Bible Chapel campus in Elgin, IL.
Dr. Jeff Forrey, Ph.D.: Jeff is the Resource Director of the Biblical Counseling Coalition. He has been a counselor and trainer for the Center for Biblical Counseling & Education (St. Louis, MO) and Biblical Counseling Center (Arlington Heights, IL). He has taught biblical counseling for Evangelical Theological College, Trinity College of the Bible & Theological Seminary, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Reformed Theological Seminary. Jeff is a graduate of Delaware Valley College (B.A., biology), Westminster Theological Seminary (M.A.R., counseling/theology), the University of Alabama (M.S.P.H., health behavior), and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Ph.D., educational studies). He and his wife, Debbie, have two children. Jeff also teaches and provides counseling for Newburgh Christian School.
Jodi Montgomery: Jodi recently joined the BCC as Executive Assistant to Garrett Higbee. Jodi is working toward a Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling and is on staff at Harvest Bible Chapel in Elgin, Illinois counseling women and helping to equip lay counselors. Prior to stepping into the Biblical Counseling world, Jodi was a full-time mom to Jonathan and Elyse who are now young adults. Her educational background is in music (piano performance and music theory) and she has served in music ministry throughout her adult life.
Brad Knight: Brad joins the BCC staff as the IT Content Manager. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Judson University in Elgin, Illinois. He currently also serves Walk in the Word, the radio/tv ministry of James MacDonald, as a Web Project Coordinator. Though he has experience working in Marketing and Web support, he is currently seeking training and equipping in counseling through Biblical Soul Care and his church Harvest Bible Chapel and hopes to become a certified counselor of his own. He serves the BCC by posting the blogs and resources to the website as well as other website needs.
Don and Linda Pyle: Don and Linda have been involved with Biblical Counseling for the past 11 years, serving as lay counselors in their church. They are passionate about helping people understand the purposes God has for their lives. Don serves as an elder at their church; Linda is NANC certified and maintains office hours at church to mentor and counsel women. They have been married more than 30 years and have 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren. Don and Linda make their home in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan and have partnered together to help the BCC.
BCC Resource Librarians
BCC Resource LIbrarians graciously give of their time and energy to make sure that the BCC website stays up-to-date and is free from errors so that we can continue to offer excellent free resources that advance the biblical counseling movement.
The following individuals have graciously agreed to serve the BCC as Resource Librarians:
- Matt Cover
- Shelbi Cullen
- Justin Eason
- Nancy Boyd
Interested in serving as a BCC Resource Librarian? Contact us at email@example.com. Thank you for your support of this growing and vital ministry!