Richard and Charlotte Escoe have been Ministers of the Gospel of Jesus Christ for over 40 years in the Oklahoma City-Edmond area. They both hold Masters Degrees in Christian Counseling and Biblical Studies as well as Doctors of Ministry in Christian Counseling and Ministry from American Christian College and Seminary. Charlotte holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology from Oklahoma City University while Richard holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies from American Christian College and Seminary. Richard and Charlotte have over 35 years of Christian Counseling experience. They began their ministering journey with Metro Church under Dr. James Mahoney. After having studied in the Metro School of Ministries, they continued their education at Oklahoma City University. It was there they realized that their passion was for healing the sick, saving the lost, and setting the captive free. Richard and Charlotte have been Christian counselors since 1979 and Richard served more than 37 years in the Army. Their extensive studies on the affects of Christian counseling on military families and soldiers’ symptoms during the Iraq war were given to the US Army National Guard and have been of tremendous benefit to the well being of the soldiers and their families. Having been the Ministers of Music and Counselors for over 15 years at The Church at The North Gate with Dr. Jerry L. Mash, Richard and Charlotte believe that Christian Counseling is not an option – they believe it is a must in all phases of life. They are Ordained Ministers and have been and currently continue to provide counseling services in a variety of situations at The Church at The North Gate.