Who We Are


James L. Hawkins II, Ph.D., LPC

 James completed a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling & a Ph.D. in Psychology and Counseling. James is a Marriage and Family Pastor, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and he is a guest commentator on a Christian Radio Show. 


Nicola P. Hawkins, Life Coach


Nicola completed a Bachelor of Science Degree and she is currently a graduate counseling student. She serves with James in their local church and homeschools their daughters. 


Our Desire

Whether it is church-based relationships, marriage relationships, parenting relationships, or premarital relationships – we want to help you improve the quality of your connection with God and others! We believe you will thrive body, soul, and spirit as you grow in your ability to give and receive love in a relationship with God and others. 

Everything we do is about inspiring the body of Christ to thrive in relationship with God and each other. Our primary focus is on marriages and families in local churches, but we also want to help improve relationships amongst church members, church staff, and relationships within the local community. 

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A More Excellent way podcast

Dr. James & Nicola Hawkins' share their passion to inspire and empower people to thrive in relationship with God and each other. This podcast is a treasure trove of laughter and inspiration for married couples, pre-marital couples, singles, friends, and parents. 


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Our Services

Relationship Workshops



Speaking Engagements


Relationship Coaching/Marriage Mentor Training


Relationship counseling can be beneficial to couples who are looking to strengthen their emotional connection, in all stages of their relationship. Therapy sessions are held with both couples and is a supportive place to discuss issues and solutions to better strengthen your relationship.