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Toward “Air Traffic Control” in International Biblical Counseling Training: An Appeal for Inter-Agency Cooperation

May 21st, 2018|

Toward “Air Traffic Control” in International Biblical Counseling Training: An Appeal for Inter-Agency Cooperation Dr. Wayne A. Vanderwier Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! (Psalm 133:1) Eager to maintain the [...]

Revival Through Training? (Or, Significant Personal Spiritual Growth Through a Graduate Academic Program?)

January 8th, 2018|

Blessed is the one who finds wisdom … She is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire can compare with her. (Prov. 3:12, 15) It is normally expected that those being trained to help others [...]

Reflections on Doing International Biblical Counseling Training

January 19th, 2017|

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 [...]

Witnessing the Birth of a National Biblical Counseling Organization

April 1st, 2016|

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 [...]

Is International Biblical Counseling Training “Imperialistic”?

October 20th, 2015|

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 [...]

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

July 9th, 2015|

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 [...]