Minister

Mason Hale

Minister - Youth, Family Life, and Counseling Minister

About

This is Mason Hale. Mason has been serving the Old Hickory Church of Christ since 2016. He and his wife, Savannah, met at Freed-Hardeman and married in May of 2016. Mason is a native Texan who moved to Tennessee to attend Freed-Hardeman University.

Education

December 2015 - B.S. in Bible: Emphases in Youth & Family Ministry, Local Ministry, and Preaching; and a Minor in Psychology.
July 2019 - M.A. in Pastoral Care and Counseling
Current - M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Youth Ministry

Mason teaches the 6th-12th grade Bible classes on Sunday morning and Wednesday nights. He also holds a study we call Rooted during a weeknight where the teens study a deep Biblical topic to encourage mature spiritual growth. Retreats and stateside mission trips are favorites of the teens, and church camp is a favorite week for teens and adult volunteers.

Counseling

He provides counseling to our church and the community as he completes state requirements for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapist and a Licensed Professional Counselor/Mental Health Service Provider. Mason provides counseling for couples and individuals who are dealing with crisis, grief, depression, anxiety, spiritual struggles. His specific training includes the Gottman Method Couples Therapy levels 1 and 2, Prepare/Enrich for premarital counseling, Crisis and Trauma counseling, and Biblical and Spiritual counseling through the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC). Mason is a member of the AACC, the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association (TLPCA), and the Tennessee Association of Pastoral Therapists (TNAPT).