List of Spiritual Directors

Dr. Bill Fleming, D. Min.

Bill is a seminary teacher and a retired pastor who lives in Waxhaw, North Carolina with his wife Joy and their dog, Natasha.  He completed his training in spiritual direction at Richmont Graduate University in 2019.

Bill is the manager and primary author of the Faith Matrix website.

Bill is the author of several books. He has also been published in Christianity Today,  Preaching, The Herald, and The Wittenburg Door.  

He is available for spiritual direction in person or on phone, Facebook, Skype, or Zoom.  

Bill can be reached at 

(803) 4174574

Deborah Midkiff, MS, NCC

Deborah is a spiritual director and Christian counselor living in the Atlanta area.  She has direct experience assisting adults through crisis intervention, life transitions, relationship building, self-development, and spiritual emergence. She has provided seminars, support groups and individual, couple and family therapy in faith-based settings.  She completed her training in spiritual direction at Richmont Graduate University in 2019.
Deborah earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Maryland, an MS in Community Counseling from Georgia State University, and an MS in Christian Psychological Studies from Richmont Graduate University. She has been credentialed through the National Board for Certified Counselors since 1994. 

Deborah can be reached at (678) 616-1519

Visit her website at:

Dr. Karen Stevenson, MD, M. Div.

Karen is a spiritual director and psychiatrist living in Decatur, Georgia.  She received her medical degree from Louisiana State University and her training in Psychiatry from Johns Hopkins with a specialty in adolescent psychiatry. She received a Master of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia.  She has a special heart for the spiritual lives of women, and is the author of Heart Cries & Healing: The Black Church, the Black Woman, and the Hidden Pain of Abortion.  

Karen may be contacted at