IABC Executive Board
Dr. Ed Bulkley, President
Dr. Ed Bulkley is Founding Pastor of L.I.F.E. Fellowship, a Bible church in Westminster, Colorado, where he served as senior pastor for more than 38 years. In 2018, he handed the baton to his son, Pastor Dan Bulkley, to minister in that capacity. Dr. Bulkley now serves as Pastor of International Ministries, and travels extensively throughout the world on behalf of IABC. He has been involved in the Biblical Counseling movement for many years and is the author of the book Why Christians Can't Trust Psychology, a text that is used around the world in churches, seminaries, universities, and counseling centers. As president of the International Association of Biblical Counselors (IABC), Dr. Bulkley has been calling the Church back to its Biblical roots, reminding God's people that the Lord "...has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness," (2 Peter 1:3). Dr. Bulkley is married to Marlowe, an author in her own right, who has ministered alongside Ed for nearly 50 years.
Dr. Kevin Hurt, Executive Vice President
Dr. Kevin Hurt serves as Senior Pastor at Grace Bible Church of Clayton, Georgia. He has from the inception of Grace Bible Church, been committed to the exposition of God's Word through verse-by-verse teaching of the Scriptures. It is his heart's desire to make the Scriptures clearly understood and applicable in today's uncertain and confused world. Pastor Kevin has received training in Biblical Counseling with ACBC under Lou Priolo, a Fellow with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). He has served on the Executive Board of IABC for over ten years, and has been Executive Vice President most of that time. Dr. Hurt travels extensively teaching and training other Biblical Counselors.
Pastor Dan Bulkley
Dan Bulkley is Senior Pastor at L.I.F.E. Fellowship in Westminster, CO. He has had the gracious benefit of being raised, trained and mentored by his father and mother through the Word from birth. He has his degree in Biblical Counseling, but more so, he has been granted the opportunity to dedicate his life to the study and observance of the Word. He has been in the pastorate for over ten years, and he is a regular speaker and workshop presenter at the IABC conferences. By the Lord's mercy he has been afforded the privilege to study God's Word, disciple, counsel, teach, preach and live from it for many years. He has been doubly graced with Sarah, his beautiful and loving wife, and his three cherished daughters: Morgan, Kerith and Ruby.
Pastor Jeff Colon
Jeff Colon is a Certified Biblical Counselor through the International Association of Biblical Counselors (IABC). He serves as a member of the IABC Executive Board. He holds an M.Div. and BA in Biblical Counseling from Master's Graduate School of Divinity (Evansville, Indiana). Jeff and his wife, Rose, served at Pure Life Ministries (PLM) for 22 years. In 2015, Jeff and his wife, Rose, pioneered a new work called Lighthouse Biblical Counseling Center (LBCC). In addition to Jeff's role at LBCC, he is the Senior Pastor of Lighthouse on the Rock. Jeff and Rose frequently minister to couples, young adults, and speak regularly at the IABC conferences. They have conducted workshops and seminars for pastors, Christian counselors and Bible College students across the USA, as well as internationally.
Dr. Bob Froese
Dr. Bob Froese (B.S. in Bible from Liberty University; M.A.R from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph. D. in Biblical Counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary) is Senior Pastor of Faith Fellowship Church and Director of the Faith Fellowship Biblical Counseling Center in Clarence New York. His call to ministry came after a fifteen year career in the National Hockey League as player and coach. He is happily married to his high school sweetheart and they have four sons.