David Powlison served as CCEF’s executive director (2014-2019), as a faculty member, and as senior editor of the Journal of Biblical Counseling. He held a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and an MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary. David has written extensively on biblical counseling and on the relationship between faith and psychology. His books Seeing with New Eyes and Speaking Truth in Love probe the implications of Scripture for how to understand people and how to counsel. The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context explores the background and development of CCEF’s mission. David’s new book titled: God’s Grace in Your Suffering (Crossway), launched in February 2018. David and Nan dearly love their three children, and the three spouses and seven grandchildren who have joined the family.