N. Dane Tyner
Founder, Director, and Counselor
Dane has served as an ordained Christian minister since May of 1979.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in theology from Oral Roberts
University and a Master of Science degree in counseling psychology
from Northeastern State University. He has been a charter member
of the American Association of Christian Counselors since 1986.
Extensive experience in inner healing and relational healing, gained
while serving 15 years in local church ministry, further equipped
him to found Home Improvement Ministry, Inc. in 1994. His wife,
Kathryn, works closely with him in ministry. Dane is a contributing
writer for a variety of publications. Several of his articles are
posted on a secular online writer’s community,
Mary L. Call
Mary received her undergraduate degree at Southern
Nazarene University in Family Studies & Gerontology. She earned
an M.A. in Christian counseling from ORU in 1997 and was subsequently
ordained into the ministry of Christian counseling. Mary has been
a member of HIM staff since then. She has 21 additional postgraduate
hours in the Human Relations program at the University of Oklahoma.
In addition to university work, Mary received over three
years of on-the-job training under the supervision of Dane Tyner.
She also received certification in Critical Incident Stress Management
from the American Red Cross. She is a member of AACC (American Association
of Christian Counselors) and CAPS (Christian Association for Psychological
Besides her work at HIM, Mary has experience in inpatient
psychiatric work and works as a part-time chaplain for a local hospice.
She is active in the Celebrate Recovery Program of her local church.