Reflections on Doing International Biblical Counseling Training

Wayne Vanderwier

Wayne Vanderwier

It seems impossible to believe that Overseas Instruction in Counseling is already a little more than 10 years old. When, in the Fall of 2005, Susie and I began to envision a ministry that would train pastors around the world in biblical sufficiency-based soul care, we never could have imagined the ways God would open doors of opportunity and expand the ministry we began in June, 2006. Continue reading

Cross-Cultural Callings

Wayne Vanderwier

Wayne Vanderwier

As we get closer and closer to the Global Summit, we want to keep you aware of how important it is for biblical counseling to go as far the evangelism goes. For where there are new believers, there will also be challenges for them. Thus, each week leading up to the Summit, we will provide you with posts that highlight the need for biblical counseling to go “to the ends of the earth.” Today’s blog is a reminder of that “international ministry” might be closer than you think! Continue reading

2 Trips, 6 Nations, 10 Ministries!

Wayne Vanderwier

Wayne Vanderwier

The BCC Weekend “Megaphone”

A Word from Your BCC Team: On weekends, we frequently use our BCC “megaphone” to make you aware of biblical counseling ministries. This weekend we do so by posting a recent e-update from Dr. Wayne Vanderwier and Overseas Instruction in Counseling. Continue reading

Afraid to “Counsel”? Stop It!

Wayne Vanderwier

Wayne Vanderwier

You’re reading the eighth of a multipart BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on International Biblical Counseling. Today’s post is by Dr. Wayne Vanderwier, Executive Director of Overseas Instruction in Counseling (OIC), on Afraid to “Counsel”? Stop It! Continue reading

Clearing the Biggest Hurdle in International Biblical Counseling Training

Wayne Vanderwier

Wayne Vanderwier

Clearing the Biggest Hurdle in International Biblical Counseling Training

You’re reading the fourth in a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog series on Biblical Counseling Education and Equipping. These posts will be written by leading biblical counseling equippers/educators. In today’s post, Dr. Wayne Vanderwier of Overseas Instruction in Counseling shares about Clearing the Biggest Hurdle in International Biblical Counseling Training. Continue reading

Biblical Counseling Training in EurAsia: A BC Movement Update

Wayne Vanderwier

Wayne Vanderwier

Biblical Counseling Training in EurAsia - A BC Movement Update

You’re reading the third of a several-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Updates on the Biblical Counseling Movement. We’ve asked several leaders of major biblical counseling organizations to share with you—our readers—what is happening in their ministries. In today’s post, Dr. Wayne Vanderwier shares updates about biblical counseling worldwide. Continue reading