Jeremy Pierre
Dean, Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry and Lawrence and Charlotte Hoover Professor of Biblical Counseling

Dr. Jeremy Pierre has served as the sixth dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism, and Ministry since 2022. He is also the Lawrence and Charlotte Hoover Professor of Biblical Counseling, and has served as an Executive pastor and Dean of Students prior to becoming Dean of the Billy Graham School. Dr. Pierre serves on the board of directors for the Biblical Counseling Coalition, and his writings have been featured in Tabletalk Magazine, 9Marks Journal, Baptist Press, and The Gospel Coalition. Dr. Pierre is an elder at Clifton Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He is married to Sarah, and they have five children.

He is the author of How Can I be Sure I’m Saved (Crossway, 2022), God With Us: A Journey Home (Shepherd Press, 2021), When Home Hurts: A Guide for Responding Wisely to Domestic Abuse in Your Church, Co-authored by Greg Wilson (Christian Focus, 2021), The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience (New Growth Press, 2016) and co-author of The Pastor and Counseling (Crossway, 2015).

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Workers Unashamed: Our Vision for the Billy Graham School

Our vision for the only graduate school allowed to bear the name of Billy Graham is to produce graduates who exemplify the humble courage of steady work.

The Strange World of Personal Ministry

No one prepares you for how strange ministry is. How could they? To be strange is to be unexpected, odd, out of the norm. And personal ministry in particular traffics in the unknowns. It occurs at the heart of strange.

Your Love for Jesus is Fragile but Unconquerable

President’s Forum: A Discussion of Issues Facing the SBC

Philippians 1:9-11

The Sinful Roots of Anger

If we describe our anger merely as sin, we will not gain the insight necessary for overcoming it.

Author Interviews – Jeremy Pierre | “God With Us”

Jeremy Pierre | “God With Us”

You’re a Pastor, Not a Therapist

A pastor’s job is not to dismiss personal experience, but rather to help people see it differently—specifically, to see it according to who God is and the chief purpose of his design for human life.

The Power of an Ancient Compassion

Author Interviews – Jeremy Pierre “When Home Hurts”

Author Interview

A Theology of Disappointment

When you’re living in a broken world, sometimes believing and wanting the right things means you’ll be disappointed.

Perfectionism Will Only Make You Miserable

Perfectionism is the tendency to expect flawless performance from self and others, resulting in frustration at any sign of failure.

Fear Being Liked

Being liked is the currency of our social relationships, seen in everything from the unspoken gravitation toward one person over another at a party to the digitized tokens of attention we exchange on social media.

How Pastors Can Cope With Anxiety And Fear

The Difference Between Preparedness And Fear

Community During Isolation Is Critical

8 Things You Need to Know About Counseling

Everyone is called to personal ministry of the Word. An essential element of every calling is to know people and to help them process their lives before the Lord. 

Seeing Yourself in a New Light