The Center for Healthy Churches (CHChurches.org) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Joel Snider to its team of consultants.
Snider retired in 2016 after 40 years in active ministry, and spent the last 21 years as pastor of First Baptist Church, Rome, Georgia. Joel has an active coaching practice with a wide variety of clients, including ministers, small business owners, and financial planners. In his work with CHC, Joel will focus on creating a faith development ministry with young families and churches, in addition to consulting for minister search committees and congregational health.
With a Ph.D. in preaching, Joel is also available to coach those who want to grow in their preaching skills. Joel serves as chair of the board of Directors for the Community Foundation for Greater Rome and is a member of the Floyd County Hospital Authority. He and his wife, Cherry, have two two daughters and 3 grandchildren. He is currently working on a resource for parenting entitled, Seven Conversations to Change Your Family.
CHC Director Bill Wilson says: “Joel Snider represents the kind of pastor I think of when I think of a healthy church and a healthy pastoral leader. His track record shows how his intellect and insights have been translated into effective and meaningful ministry. I am so pleased that we will be able to offer his wisdom and leadership to a national audience.”
Snider said: “I believe in the church, and I am pleased to partner with CHC as an organization that supports congregational ministry and shares common values about leadership style and healthy relationships.”
The addition of this new service and this new consultant adds to CHC’s expanding ministry options. Through its 25 consultants and coaches, CHC now offers specialized services in a variety of areas, in addition to it’s primary general process consulting and coaching services.