Jim Long - Soul Shepherding Jim Long - Soul Shepherding

Jim has been involved with Soul Shepherding since 2018 when he first enrolled in one of the Institute retreats. He went on to complete his training to become a certified Spiritual Director  with Soul Shepherding and now serves as one of their Spiritual Directors. He and his wife Lindsay also assist Bill and Kristie Gaultiere with the Institute retreats on the east coast. Outside of Soul Shepherding Jim serves as a lay leader in his local International Churches of Christ congregation in Marietta, Georgia.  He works as an IT consultant in the Enterprise Resource Planning field as an instructional designer and training consultant.

Jim also has extensive experience working in recovery ministry within the church. Having been in recovery from alcohol and drugs for over 30 years, he has led recovery groups and been a 12-step sponsor to many throughout his own recovery. He has also co-lead Restoration of the Heart Workshops that helps people find inner healing from childhood trauma and wounds.

Jim and his wife Lindsay live in Kennesaw, Georgia, and have three adult children and a Bernese Mountain dog named Henri.


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