Biblical Counseling

What is Biblical Counseling?  That's a great question I'm glad to answer.  We believe God is our Creator.  And as the One who knows us best, He understands what is going on with us all the time.  Biblical Counseling takes God's Word, The Bible and shows us what He has to say about ourselves and our problems.


Biblical Counseling is having a conversation.  This conversation deals with the challenges of life that lead to finding real and lasting solutions for these challenges.  Best of all this type of counseling usually only lasts for a short season of time.  In a matter of weeks you can get back to running the race of life once again.  Only this time better equipped, energized and educated.  Why not give us a call to see if we can help you?  We know what it's like to have struggles, and we know the God of all peace and comfort.


prayerhandsDr. Mark Smith and his wife are Board Certified through the Board of Christian Professional & Pastoral Counselors.  They are likewise Certified for Addictions Recovery through Transformed Life Ministries (  They are constantly receiving training to keep them well informed so as to better serve those who come for help and care.

We are serious about helping people get back on their feet again. And in many cases just one season of time is all it takes. Think about that! Before another season changes you or a loved one could be free again, enjoying life and liberty.  Our sessions last for one hour per week and we send you home with a game plan, targeted things to do that will help you 'fight back' against the things that are presently overcoming you.  The Counseling is free.  We do have a one time, non-refundable Administration Fee that helps to off-set our costs.  

To get you started please download the 4 page PDF, fill them out, make your check payable to Crocker Bible Baptist Church and mail them to:  Dr. Mark S. Smith / P.O. Box 142 / Laporte, IN 46352  Once we receive your information we will get back with you and get you scheduled for your first appointment and on the road to recovery!  

If you need help or know of someone who does ~ the call is free and so are our services.


Areas Where We Offer Help:
addictions, anger, behavioral disorders, communication problems, depression, finances, marital problems, pre-marital, parent/child relationships, pornography
To schedule an appointment or to receive more information please contact us:

Home (219) 379-3029 or

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Required Counseling Forms