About

ANGELA SHELTON – FOUNDER

Angela is a woman with big dreams, a big family, and a big heart. She grew up in rural Alabama and became a believer in Christ at a young age. She graduated from Auburn University (B.S. Psychology), Westminster Theological Seminary (M.A. Counseling), and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Angela holds an Advanced Certification with the Association of Biblical Counselors and has recently been approved as a certified trainer for aspiring biblical counselors.

When her nose is not in a book, Angela enjoys gardening, beekeeping, home improvement projects, and spending time with her large family. She is married to Brad and they have ten children and two grandchildren. Though she counsels many different issues, her counseling passion is to help adults and families overcome the trauma of sexual abuse. Angela’s desire is to peer below the surface to uncover the depths of a person’s heart and then link that person’s broken heart to the true Comforter and Healer.


SHAYLEE HARPER

Shaylee lives in a rural agricultural community. She is married to Chris. They have four children and two grandchildren. She has a heart for remote counseling.  She is perceptive and has a keen interest in others. Most important,  she is passionate about what the Lord is doing in the lives of His people.  She counsels as a loving friend who is always willing to share what she has gathered. She is most comfortable with

  • Confusing seasons of life
  • Shame and guilt
  • Conflict resolution/peacemaking
  • Processing of a painful past
  • Loss and grief
  • Relationships with those who are not neurotypical
  • Parenting difficulties
  • Disappointment with God and others
  • Loving well in difficult situations
  • Finding identity in Christ
  • Struggles with infertility

Education: Master of Arts in Counseling -Westminster Theological Seminary


MARY BRANTLEY MEADE

Mary Brantley Meade is an Atlanta girl who lives inside the perimeter with her husband and three young children. She is a Georgia Bulldog and graduated with a degree in early childhood education. Mary Brantley has years of experience working with children of various ages in a classroom setting as well as in a summer camp. She has a passion for teaching children about their Savior and to help them see that Jesus is the answer for life’s hurts. 

After experiencing special medical needs first hand, Mary Brantley’s heart is for families who also suffer through the challenges of raising a child with differing needs. While in the trenches of motherhood, Mary Brantley seeks to link arms with other parents and help them disciple their children in ways that honor God.

Mary Brantley finished her masters in counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary in 2020 and is eager to use all she has learned to serve others. She strives to be a careful listener and thoughtful, gospel-centered counselor. She feels honored when people share their hearts and lives with her.

When Mary Brantley is not teaching or counseling, you can usually find her enjoying the outdoors with her family. She loves hiking, camping, and exploring God’s Creation. Mary Brantley also finds every opportunity to have a paintbrush in her hand and finds art to be therapeutic and worshipful.


ROBIN BARNES

Robin Barnes is a born and bred Kentucky girl.  While in Kentucky she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from Eastern Kentucky University, a Master’s of Education in Educational Administration from Western Kentucky University, and a Master’s of Divinity in Christian Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Robin has completed coursework with the Christian Counseling Education Foundation and is pursuing Advanced Certification with the Association of Biblical Counselors. She has served in a variety of capacities including Admissions Counselor, Executive Director of Student Development, Adjunct Professor, and Head of School at Peachtree Academy.

By God’s grace, Robin’s most significant accomplishment is homeschooling three UGA graduates and serving alongside her husband who is the Pastor of Worship at First Baptist Church of Covington.

Robin’s passions include students, teaching, and missions.  She has participated in mission trips to South Africa, India, Romania, Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and a variety of domestic trips.  

These life experiences and her love of God and people have uniquely equipped her to serve as the Director of Connection Point Biblical Counseling and Training Center.