As a gifted speaker, lecturer and counselor, Dr. Luciano Cozzi has dedicated his ministry to helping Christians resolve their life problems and come to a deeper and more personal relationship with Jesus Christ. A native of Italy, since his youth he has nurtured a profound interest in biblical and counseling issues, as well as a heartfelt desire to help others. After earning a degree in theology in the US in the early 1980s, he was assigned to return to Italy to serve in the pastoral ministry there. While in Italy, he served as Bible lecturer and main speaker in evangelistic campaigns in all major cities of Italy and Malta. He also served as a church planter, pastor and counselor. After a decade of service in Europe, together with his wife Suzanne and their children Daniel and Elisabeth, he returned to the US, where for several years he dedicated himself to biblical counseling, preaching and lecturing in various churches throughout Western New York. Dr. Cozzi holds a B.A. in theology (with distinction), a M.A. in biblical counseling (with high distinction), and a Ph.D. in biblical counseling (with high distinction). He has received extensive training in Christian, family, transformative and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) mediation, has been awarded a golden membership in the National Omicron-Psi Honor Society as well as an honorary Doctor of Divinity. He is also a mentor and a training center director for the International Association of Biblical Counselors, a certified credit counselor, is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management, and has field experience in disaster response. He is currently the Senior Pastor of Grace Family Church of Rhode Island, based in West Warwick, RI and an associate professor at Trinity Theological Seminary.