Edward T. Welch
Edward T. Welch is a highly respected counselor, author, and speaker who has spent over three decades studying and teaching the principles of biblical counseling. He has become a trusted voice in the Christian community for his compassionate and insightful approach to helping people through life’s challenges.
Mr. Welch completed his M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Utah and Westminster Theological Seminary, respectively. He then went on to serve as a counselor and faculty member at the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF) for over 30 years. He has taught at several universities, including the University of Utah, Westmont College, and Regent College.
As a prolific author, he has published several books that provide practical and biblical guidance for people struggling with life’s challenges. Some of his most notable works include: When People Are Big and God is Small, Depression: A Stubborn Darkness, Running Scared: Fear, Worry, and the God of Rest, and Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave. His writings have been translated into several languages and have helped countless individuals find hope and comfort in the midst of their struggles.
Mr. Welch is also a sought-after speaker, who has addressed audiences at conferences, churches, and schools across the globe. His talks cover a wide range of topics, from depression, anxiety, and fear, to relationships, addictions, and spiritual growth. He has a unique ability to engage his audience with warmth, humor, and profound wisdom, making his presentations a transformative experience for many.
In addition to his counseling, writing, and speaking engagements, Mr. Welch is also a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoys spending time with his family, hiking in the mountains, and playing the guitar.