Jim Mertz, MS, ORDM

Jim Mertz believes wholeheartedly that God is the ultimate healer and that all true wisdom for helping others is given by Him!  He believes that every solution for healing is contained in the Bible.  He gets great enjoyment helping others discover the wisdom of the Lord that is found in the His Word!

He has a master's degree in school counseling for grades K-12.  He has 35 years experience working with children as an educator.  The first 21 years, he worked with children with special needs and the past 11 years he has served children and families as an elementary school counselor.  Jim and his wife, Susie are Music Worship Ministers at One Way Ministry.  Before leading worship at OWM, they served as Worship Leaders at Boys Town for 5 years working with high school students at Chambers Chapel. 


Jim has found music to be a very valuable tool in counseling to help promote emotional, mental and spiritual healing!  He has experience helping others with emotion management, problem-solving and developing effective communication to improve relationships.  Jim also has a wealth of personal experience in relationship healing as God provided guidance and healing in his own marriage.