Soul Care Experience

Equip Your Church With Mental Health Support

Host A Soul Care Experience

The Soul Care Experience features teaching, experiential learning, and ministry designed to support your church community with transformational insights. It includes ministry from Emerge’s Speakers Team with a customizable format to fit the size, scale, and soul needs of your congregation.

Underline the importance of Christ-centered mental and emotional health.

Experience a Discover Wholeness message from an Emerge speaker.

Witness powerful stories of people transformed by Christian counseling.

Create A Custom Experience

Enhance your Soul Care Experience with any of the offerings below:

Soul Care Seminar

Hosted on a Friday night, Saturday, or both, the Soul Care Seminar may consist of multiple sessions selected with your particular needs in mind. The topics to choose from include: marriage, parenting, anxiety/depression, leadership, etc.

Sunday Service

Featuring an Emerge speaker and soul-lifting content to underscore mental health support and freedom found in Christ.

Youth/Young Adult Session

Whether a Saturday or Sunday night, add on a special Soul Care event designed for young adults or a youth group.

Pre-Event Survey

Send an anonymous survey to your congregants to gather data on their greatest felt needs in the area of soul care, mental health, and relationships. This helps to inform the design of your weekend.

Video Stories

Experience lives transformed by the impact of Christ-centered counseling and soul care.

Speakers Team

Our speakers come with years of diverse experience including leadership, counseling, and coaching.

Dr. Robert Crosby

President / CEO

Donald Lichi, PhD

Vice President Emeritus

Dave Pafford, EdD, MBA, MAT

Executive Director of Programming & Development

David Blankenship, PhD, LPCC-S

Director of Clinical Services
Coordinator of Education & Addiction Treatment Partnerships

Pamela Crosby, MA

Executive Director of

Matthew Knabe, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor
Coordinator of Clinical Services

Tour Schedule

August 27–30, 2023
Lexington, NE
Nebraska Ministry Network
September 5–8, 2023
Ghent, WV
Appalachian Ministry Network
September 24–27, 2023
Maize, KS
Kansas Ministry Network
October 17–19, 2023
Akron, OH
Emerge 50th Anniversary Gala
October 23–30, 2023
Delavan, WI
W. Great Lakes District (CM&A)
Oct 29 – Nov 2, 2023
Irvine, CA
SoCal Network A/G
January 19–23, 2024
Billings, MT
Montana Ministry Network
January 26–28, 2024
Grand Rapids, MI
Grand Rapids First
March 2–3, 2024
Hendersonville, TN
Tennessee Ministry Network

Promo Kit

A suite of tools will be made available to promote Soul Care Experience at your church and in your community, including:

Get Started

The Emerge team would love to collaborate with you to host a Soul Care Experience. If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity, complete the short form below and a member of our team will be in contact with you.

Emerge will be closed from Thursday, November 23 to Sunday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving.

We will reopen and respond to all messages on Monday, November 27.