Gini Larsen, MA
Director of Biblical Hope Counseling
Gini Larsen received her counseling certification from the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC, 2007) and she has been counseling women for more than eighteen years. In addition to her biblical counseling certification, her educational background also includes a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Arizona State University and a graduate certificate from The Institute at EVBC. She has an undergraduate degree in Special Education with an emphasis on learning and emotional disabilities. Gini currently works as an Adoption Specialist for Christian Family Care Agency. She has also been a frequent speaker at churches and organizations in Arizona since 1998. Gini is a regular speaker for Stonecroft Ministries and teaches Woman’s Bible studies for her home church and in the Phoenix area. Gini is married to Larry, a C.P.A. who specializes in non-profit corporations. The Larsen’s have been blessed with five children ages 20 -26 years old.
Stephen E. Browning M.Ed., C.L.C.
Men, Couples, and Youth Counselor/Coach
Direct Line: 480-258-1934
Education: M.Ed. in Counseling/Human Relation; Certified Relationship & Family Life Coach; Certified Biblical Counselor; Bible College Certification
Steve currently serves as a member of the Pastoral team and as a board member of SonRise Faith Community Center Ministry. He is also the Chair/Co-founder of Fathers for Scholars, Inc.
His professional passions include biblical teaching, mentoring and coaching, leadership development, strengthening families, specifically the role of the father and marriages, along with advocating for the welfare of children and youth.
Professional background and experiences include:
Life Goal: To assist couples in preparing for a lifelong marriage; to be an agent for healthy relationship, and provide people hope where there’s hopelessness.
Steve has been married for over 33 years and has 3 adult children and 3 grandchildren.
Canela Hoffman, MMHC
Canela Hoffman has her masters in Mental Health Counseling from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA. Her previous experience includes eight years working with children and their families in a therapeutic and clinical capacity; but also in the foster care setting. She spent three years working in a outpatient mental health clinic in Brighton, MA, providing individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Canela values the importance of being able to have a space for others to wrestle through difficult moments in life, and discover how God is with them in the process; and finding tools for their journey.
Tiffany Meade received her biblical counseling certification from the Association of Biblical Counselors and will soon be working on her Life Coaching certification. She specializes in counseling teen girls and young women and serves in the middle school and high school ministry at her church. Tiffany’s goal is to help these girls recognize how much they are loved by our amazing God and to assist them in navigating through some of life’s challenges. She is both a mom and stepmom to four awesome kids and is happily married.
Biblical Hope Counseling
1206 E Warner Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(Warner Rd between Val Vista and Lindsay)