Many of you reading this article are already familiar with
NANC—the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors. You
have heard of nouthetic counseling or may even be certified by
NANC. Others are not very familiar with our organization. So
whether by introduction or update, please allow me to provide
some basic information about NANC and then offer suggestions
on how we can be of service to you.
NANC is a nonprofit charitable organization headquartered in
Indianapolis. Our Board of Trustees is comprised of such distinguished
gentlemen as Dr. Lance Quinn (President), Dr. Steve Viars
(Vice President), Dr. Robert Somerville (Secretary), Dr. Jay
Adams, Dr. Ron Allchin, Dr. Kevin Backus, Dr. Wayne Mack, Rev.
John McConaughy, Dr. Stuart Scott, Dr. Robert Smith, Rev. Randy
Patten (Executive Director), Dr. David Powlison, Dr. George
Scipione, and Dr. John Street. NANC has three primary functions
that fall under our byline Pursuing Excellence in Biblical Counseling:
training people in biblical counseling, certifying biblical counselors
and biblical counseling training centers, and networking potential
counselees with biblical counselors.