In this episode, Kimberly has a conversation with special guest Erin Coates. Erin is the wife of James Coates, who is a TMS alumnus and a pastor at GraceLife Church in Alberta, and who is currently jailed for defying health department restrictions. Erin discusses the difficulties that Canadian churches have faced in the past year and talks with Kimberly about the importance of a biblical ecclesiology.
Kimberly Cummings is a native Texan who loves being a pastor’s wife, mom, writer, podcaster, and ACBC Certified Biblical Counselor. In all the counseling and teaching she provides, she makes it a priority to be both Christ-centered and practical. She is a bit of a coffee snob and makes time for wiggling her toes in the sand at the beach near her SoCal home.
Shelbi Cullen has been married for 33 years to her best friend Sean. They have four adult children including a wonderful son-in-law and daughter-in-law. Shelbi completed her biblical counseling training from the Institute of Biblical Counseling and Discipleship, the Master’s University, and earned her Doctorate in Educational Ministry from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She currently works at The Master’s University as the Coordinator for the MABC program, and Professor for the Graduate and Undergraduate Biblical Studies Program where she teaches Introduction to Psychology, Women’s Message Preparation, Women Discipling Women, Women Counseling Women, ACBC Workshop, and Counseling Internship. She currently serves at Grace Community Church in women’s ministries and short-term missions.