Prof. Wes Cohoon

Dr. Wes Cohoon, DMin, BCCC, PC

Professor of Pastoral Care
Healthcare Chaplaincy Specialist
Missions Experience: USA





  • Doctor of Ministry, Logsdon Seminary, Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, TX
  • Master of Divinity, Liberty Theological Seminary, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 
  • Bachelor of Science, Religion, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 

Doctoral Dissertation

  • A Relationship-based Spiritual Formation Model for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities


Additional Training

  • Clinical Pastoral Education (8 units)


Certifications / Continuing Education

  • Board Certified Clinical Chaplain (BCCC), College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy
  • Pastoral Counselor (PC), College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy
  • Chaplaincy Endorsement, Baptist General Convention of Texas

Teaching Specializations

  • Pastoral Care
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Chaplaincy
  • Healthcare Ministry
  • Disability Ministry  

Ministry & Professional Experiences

  • Director of Chaplaincy Services for DSSLC, Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Denton, TX
  • Chaplain, Baylor Health Care System Recruiting, Baylor All Saints Medical Center, Forth Worth, TX
  • Minister of Pastoral Care, Bear Valley Community Church, Colleyville, TX
  • Chaplain Resident, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
  • Chaplain Resident, Methodist Health System, Dallas, TX
  • Senior Pastor / Church Planter, Broken Church, Fort Worth, TX
  • Church Planter Intern, The Crossroad Church, DFW, TX

Publications & Presentations

  • Listening to Those without a Voice. Speech presented at Perkins School of Theology: SMU Pastoral Care Luncheon, Dallas, TX (February 6, 2014).
  • Offering Spiritual Care to Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. Speech presented at Perkins School of Theology: SMU CHAP Session, Dallas, TX. (November 26, 2013)
  • “Religious Peace and Disability," in Peace Studies Journal, Vol 6, Issue 4, Nov 2013
  • "Infant Baptism: an Evangelical Chaplain's Enlightenment," Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling: Vol 67, No 2