Gary Howse died

Gary Howse


·  Graduated from LIFE Bible College, a Foursquare Church College

Bachelor of Theology from International Seminary

Master of Pastoral Theology Degree from International Seminary

PhD in Clinical Christian Counseling from National

Christian Counselors Association / Jacksonville Theological


· Married to Kathy for over 48 years

· 3 children and 15 grandchildren

1973, Kansas City, MO served as Youth Pastor, Music Minister

1974 to 1993, Senior Pastor in Lafayette, IN; Muscatine, IA;

Waterloo, IA

1993-2007, Assisting Minister at The Church On The Way Van Nuys

Music Dept and Pastoral Care

2007-2019, Associate Pastor at The Church On The Way Santa

Clarita / Crosspoint in Pastoral Care.

Other accomplishments include:

·  Contributing author in 2 books and several magazine articles

· Chaplain with police, sheriff offices, and hospitals

· Hosted a TV program and radio ministries

What Gary offers in ministry:

· 46 years of counseling experience (families, individuals, crisis,

trauma, discipleship, mediation, mental illness, grief counsel,

planning for the end of life)

Using a technique called Temperament Therapy he offers a

questionnaire, which takes fewer than ten minutes for a person to

complete. The questionnaire measures needs, natural traits,

strengths, and weaknesses according to your temperament. thesis

are identified in the computerized Arno Profile System report,

providing us with in-depth information and the best way to

counsel the individual. The system enables the counselor to

identify a person’s temperament swiftly and accurately. It is a very

helpful tool both personally and in work / ministry settings to

Maximize the giftings each person has been given by God.

Gary has a wide background in teaching the Word of God. Favorites

o The Holy Spirit-Who is He? How does He work? Emphasizing The

Personality (Fruit of the Spirit) and Power (Gifts of the Spirit) as

exemplified in Jesus' ministry.

o What are the things the devil uses to distract us from the will of

God-in spirit, soul and body? Particularly noting the lies the devil

regularly speaks

o Prayer-especially intercessory prayer and supplication; praying

in the spirit

o Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther-God wants to restore us Spirit, Soul

and Body. These books also give us a beautiful look at how God

works in the background on our behalf

o Godly response toward people who are not like us-in all arenas

o Pastoral response to worship in church and how to release


o P91 and YOU-God has a place of refuge for you to heal and grow

Other areas of interest

o Ministry to pastors who are hurting, exhausted, beat down and


o Drawing communities together for prayer

o Training people in Spiritual Care

Current service

o Overseeing P91 Ministries, Inc

o Serving with Healing Rooms of Santa Maria Valley

o Assisting Minister with Santa Maria Foursquare Church