Kerry Skinner


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Dr. Kerry L. Skinner
Kerry L. Skinner, D.Min. has served in pastoral roles for more than 35 years with an emphasis in Christian discipleship and pastoral counseling. Through his writing and teaching, Dr. Skinner is recognized internationally as an advocate of biblical sufficiency. He has traveled extensively through North America teaching conferences for pastors, counselors, and lay leaders on topics such as revival, repentance, holiness, and biblical counseling.

Dr. Skinner’s key mentor was Dr. Henry Brandt, Pioneer of Biblical Counseling. For over five decades, Henry Brandt—international consultant, educator, counselor, author, and conference speaker—impacted the lives of thousands of people. The legacy of his ministry is written in the hearts and lives of generations of men, women, and children around the world.

Dr. Skinner served as associate to Dr. Henry Blackaby in the office of Prayer, Revival, and Spiritual Awakening for the North American Mission Board and later served as executive vice-president of Henry Blackaby Ministries. He has served as associate pastor of First Baptist Church of West Palm Beach and Cottage Hill Baptist of Mobile, Alabama. His most recent book is titled, The Joy of Repentance. He has written numerous books with Dr. Henry Brandt, including, The Heart of the Problem, The Word for the Wise, Breaking Free from the Bondage of Sin, I Want to Enjoy My Children, and Marriage God’s Way.

Dr. Skinner currently serves as the Senior Pastor of Northway Church of The Woodlands, Texas.

He and his wife, Elaine, have one son, Jason and three grandchildren.

Complete list of books authored or co-authored:

Authored–The Christian Life: A Human Impossibility, (KLS LifeChange Ministries, 2012)
Authored–The Joy of Repentance (workbook), (KLS LifeChange Ministries, 2011)
Authored–The Joy of Repentance, (KLS LifeChange Ministries, 2007)
Co-authored–Chosen to be God’s Prophet with Henry Blackaby, (Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2003)
Co-authored–Called & Accountable with Henry Blackaby, (New Hope Publishers, 2002)
Co-authored–I Want to Enjoy My Children with Henry Brandt. (Multnomah Publishers, 2002)
Co-authored–Created to be God’s Friend (workbook edition), with Henry Blackaby, (Thomas Nelson, 2000)
Co-authored–Marriage God’s Way, with Henry Brandt, (Broadman/Holman, 1999) which was selected as a finalist in the 2000 gold Medallion Awards Competition, sponsored by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Co-authored–The Power of the Call, with Henry T. Blackaby and Henry Brandt, (Broadman/Holman, 1997)
Co-authored–The Heart of the Problem (book and workbook), with Henry Brandt, (Broadman/Holman, 1995)
Co-authored–The Word for the Wise with Henry Brandt, Broadman/Holman, 1995)
Co-authored–Breaking Free from the Bondage of Sin with Henry Brandt, (Harvest House Publishers, 1994)

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