Patrick Van Hoecke is the Executive Director and co-founder of Christian Life Outfitters, the parent organization of Peace of Christ Biblical Counseling and Conciliation. He brings over 29 years of ministry experience working with individuals, youth, and families. He earned a B.A. in Psychology, Sociology, and a special degree in Crime and Delinquency Studies from the University of Kansas. He also holds a Masters of Biblical Counseling degree from Trinity Seminary and Bible College. Patrick and his wife, Valerie, have 5 sons and have been blessed to be married for over 34 years.
In addition to his involvement in this ministry, Patrick is a licensed minister and serves part-time on the counseling staff of Mill Creek Community Church. He is a Biblically trained counselor and is certified as a Christian Conciliator through the Institute of Christian Conciliation as well as a credentialed member of the American Academy of Biblical Counseling (AABC). Additionally, he is a Kansas Supreme Court approved Core Mediator.
Along with serving as a counselor and conciliator, Patrick provides leadership, training and oversight to the Peace of Christ Counseling Ministry.
Services are provided through pastoral and lay counseling staff and volunteers in our Shawnee, Kansas office or through online methods.