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Reflections on Doing International Biblical Counseling Training

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Biblical Counseling, Culture, Impact of Culture on Training, Multi-Cultural|Tags: , , |

January 19, 2017 … and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also. 2 Tim. 2:2 It seems impossible to believe that Overseas Instruction in Counseling is already a little more than 10 years [...]

Witnessing the Birth of a National Biblical Counseling Organization

April 1st, 2016|Categories: Biblical Counseling, Biblical Soul Care Philippines, Impact of Culture on Training, Multi-Cultural, Overseas Instruction in Counseling, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Wayne A Vanderwier     Published April 1, 2016 The date? February 2, 2016 The place? Higher Rock Christian Church, Quezon City (Metro Manila), Philippines The event? The organizational meeting for a new national biblical counseling ministry: Biblical Soul Care Philippines The Background Overseas Instruction in Counseling, a faith-based missions [...]

Is International Biblical Counseling Training “Imperialistic”?

October 20th, 2015|Categories: Biblical Counseling, Impact of Culture on Training, Multi-Cultural, Overseas Instruction in Counseling|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Wayne A Vanderwier     Published October 20, 2015 “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works…” (Hebrews 10:24). The concept of “cultural imperialism” has been the subject of innumerable books and journal articles in the Christian missions community (and the missions [...]

5 Practical Steps for Cross-Cultural Equipping: An Appeal for Curriculum Flexibility in Overseas Training

July 9th, 2015|Categories: Biblical Counseling, Impact of Culture on Training, Multi-Cultural, Overseas Instruction in Counseling|Tags: , |

Dr. Wayne A Vanderwier    Published July 9, 2015 American ethnocentricity can have devastating consequences. To be clear, I’m an American. And I’m grateful for the blessings God has made available to me as an American. One of those favors is that, like most of the people reading this blog, [...]

Two Trips, Six Nations, Ten Ministries!

May 16th, 2015|Categories: Biblical Counseling, Church Leadership Training Modules, Overseas Instruction in Counseling|Tags: , , |

Dr. Wayne A Vanderwier   Published May 16, 2015 Ministry Blessings Here is one of those obscure “internet research” facts: People do not typically click on a link or a file in an email to open it. If the information they want is not in the text of the email, [...]

Afraid to “Counsel”? Stop It!

April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Biblical Counseling, Church Leadership Training Modules|Tags: , |

Dr. Wayne A Vanderwier     Published April 23, 2015 Watching God Change Lives One of my greatest joys is watching God change lives. That statement could probably be made by all of us in the biblical counseling movement. For most of us that would mean watching God change the [...]

Clearing the Biggest Hurdle in International Biblical Counseling Training

May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Arabic Biblical Counseling Books, Multi-Cultural|Tags: |

Dr. Wayne A. Vanderwier     Published May 22, 2014 Hurdles… The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts. John Greenleaf Whittier [...]

Biblical Counseling Training in EurAsia: A BC Movement Update

March 10th, 2014|Categories: Impact of Culture on Training, MABC|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Wayne A Vanderwier    Published March 10, 2014 A World-wide Update “The spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions. The nearer we get to Him, the more intensely missionary we become.” ― Henry Martyn As I write, Susie and I are enjoying a week at home between our [...]

Biblical Counseling Training in the Middle East

October 14th, 2013|Categories: Impact of Culture on Training, MABC, Multi-Cultural|Tags: , |

Dr. Wayne A. Vanderwier    Published October 14, 2013 “God is pursuing with omnipotent passion a worldwide purpose of gathering joyful worshipers for Himself from every tribe and tongue and people and nation. He has an inexhaustible enthusiasm for the supremacy of His name among the nations. Therefore, let us [...]

Culture Is Local – Really Local!

May 10th, 2013|Categories: Biblical Counseling, Impact of Culture on Training, Multi-Cultural, Overseas Instruction in Counseling, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Dr. Wayne A Vanderwier     Published October 20, 2015 “God had an only son and He was a missionary. A poor, poor example of Him I am. But in this work I now live. And in this work, I wish to die.” (David Livingstone, 1813-1873; Missionary to Africa) God has given [...]