Dr. Heath Lambert

HeathDr. Heath Lambert is the Executive Director at the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors.  ACBC is the largest biblical counseling organization in the world with counseling training centers and certified counselors in 29 countries.

Dr. Lambert also serves as the Associate Pastor and Executive Pastor for Discipleship and Family Life at First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, FL.

Dr. Lambert is a faculty member at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and their undergraduate institution, Boyce College, where he has taught since 2006.

Dr. Lambert is a founding council board member of The Biblical Counseling Coalition.  He serves on the editorial boards of The Journal of Family Ministry, and The Journal of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.

Dr. Lambert has authored and edited several books including The Biblical Counseling Movement After Adams (Crossway, 2011), Counseling the Hard Cases: True Stories Illustrating the Sufficiency of God’s Resources in Scripture (B&H, 2012), Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace (Zondervan, 2013), Transforming Homosexuality: What the Bible Says about Sexual Orientation and Change (P&R, 2015), and A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry (Zondervan, 2016).

Dr. Lambert earned the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biblical and Theological Studies and Political Science from Gordon College in 2002; The Master of Divinity Degree (M.Div.) in Christian Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005; and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in biblical counseling from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2009.

Dr. Lambert lives in Jacksonville with his wife Lauren and their children Carson, Chloe, and Connor.


Speaker Request

Thank you for your interest in having Heath Lambert speak at your event. While he desires to serve in the broadest capacity that he can, please consider the following factors as you submit an invitation:

1. Because of his responsibilities at First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Dr. Lambert is rarely able to accept invitations that require him to be away on Sundays.
2. Because of the priority of caring for his young family, Dr. Lambert’s ability to accept speaking engagements that require extensive travel is limited.
3. Speaking requests must be submitted 12 months in advance of the event.

After completing the below form, Dr. Lambert’s assistant will reach out to the point of contact listed in the form. Thank you for your labors in gospel ministry, and we look forward to discussing the possibility of partnering together!