Our Leadership

Dr. Lloyd McKee is the pastor/teacher of Abundant Life Bible Church, Director of the Biblical Counseling Center of Western New York, and a Fellow of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. Lloyd has served at several churches in roles as Christian Education Director and Counseling Pastor. He has taught children’s classes, Bible Institute courses, and adult Bible fellowship classes. He is passionate about discipleship, mentoring, and verse-by-verse exposition of the Bible.

Lloyd and his wife, Cheri, have four grown daughters:  Jennifer, Lori, Diana, and Eileen. He enjoys vegetable gardening and mountain dulcimer music.

Background

A few months after placing his trust in Jesus as his Savior at the age of 17, Lloyd left his hometown of Lancaster, PA, to serve with the U.S. Navy. During his Navy years, Lloyd served as a Baptist lay leader on board the U.S.S. Constellation and had the privilege of leading Bible studies, organizing outreach programs, doing street preaching in various ports, and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with his shipmates.
 

Education

After receiving an honorable discharge from the Navy, Lloyd enrolled in the pastoral studies program at Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary (CBTS). Lloyd continued his education at Rochester Institute of Technology, earning a B.S. in Applied Arts and Sciences with concentrations in social work, communication, and psychology. He went on to receive a Master of Divinity degree in pastoral studies and a Doctor of Ministries degree in counseling, both from Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary.

Counseling

Lloyd is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, a fellowship of Christian pastors and laymen who have banded together to promote excellence in biblical counseling. Through ACBC, Lloyd is certified both to provide counseling and to supervise counselors-in-training. In addition to providing individual and family counseling, Lloyd offers biblical counseling training for pastors and lay counselors. He teaches courses ranging from “Intro to Biblical Counseling” to “Addictions.” Pastor Lloyd has taught seminary courses and provided counseling training to pastors and students in Australia, India, Romania, Kenya, Jamaica, and Peru.