Mark Goldstein, MA — Counseling Pastor
Mark Goldstein is the volunteer Counseling Pastor at Inspire. He holds a BA in Theology and MA in Christian Counseling. He is currently completing a doctorate in that same field of study. As the Counseling Pastor, Mark is available to meet with individuals to help guide them through life’s challenges using biblical principles, wisdom and common sense. Fees for counseling are by donation only. In addition, Mark trains a team of lay counselors to serve at Inspire and in our community.
Professionally, Mark is the President and CEO of the Central Florida Christian Chamber of Commerce and President of On the Mark Consulting, Inc., a relationship-building company where he helps individuals and businesses enhance communication, reduce conflict and increase productivity.
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Mark’s career began when he enlisted in the US Air Force in 1973. For nearly nine years he served his country while having various tours of duty including Spain, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands. While stationed in Ft. Walton Beach, FL, he met and married his wife, Rhonda, and moved to Orlando in 1981. They have been married for 35 years and have two children, Randy and Tamala.
Contact Mark: firstname.lastname@example.org; 407.484.3899
Volunteer Counselors & Life Coaches
Inspire has a team of volunteers gifted, trained and ready to listen, guide and coach you through your difficult time. While not licensed, these counselors employ the Biblical Counseling model that helps individuals cope and wrestle with challenges of life through active listening and questioning.
To schedule with a Lay Counselor: email@example.com; 407.484.3899
For major challenges that are beyond the scope of our volunteer counselors, Inspire has a relationship with Esperance Counseling Center, a nonprofit organization that offers a variety of counseling services. They seek to provide affordable, professional counseling in the Central Florida area. The Esperance counseling team includes several licensed therapist with a variety of specialties, multiple therapists seeking licensure and a certified life coach. Fees for counseling are based on a sliding scale, according to your income and needs.