Collection: About our Author

Dr. John C. Kwasny is the Executive Ministries Director at Pear Orchard Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Ridgeland, Mississippi. He is also a visiting professor at Reformed Theological Seminary (Jackson). Before coming to Pear Orchard in 2005, John spent five years as a Biblical Counselor in private practice, followed by ten years as Director of Christian Education and Family Life at Plains Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Zachary, Louisiana.

John is the author of several books, including: Suffering in 3-D: Connecting the Church to Disease, Disability, and Disorder, Pursuing a Heart of Wisdom: Counseling Teenagers Biblically, Children's Ministry 101, and Established in the Faith: 12 Conversations to Lead your Child to Profess Faith in Christ. He also has a weekly podcast entitled Biblical Counseling Today.

John is married to Martie, a Biblical Counselor, Special Educator, and Regional Operations Director of Joni and Friends. The Kwasnys have eight children (five girls and three boys), four sons-in-law, and seven grandchildren.

John's passion is for teaching and counseling children, youth, and adults from a Biblical worldview in all areas of life.