Theological Reflection Presentation

With Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) along with other pastoral care programs that utilize cases, we expect trainees to include theological reflection. Some are good at this, while others struggle. However, doing this well, is not only good for self-growth, but also gaining pastoral identity, and ministerial competence.

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Changes at our Office

We have been able to make a few improvements at our office. New furniture and rug added to the Counseling Room. In the office area, a new display table and wide screen monitor was added. This allows us to do training seminars here, especially when we open up our folding wall for larger groups. Looking forward to comments on the changes.

 

April Updates

Busy Summer here in Baguio.  Here are a few things.

Weekly Schedule:

Sundays:   5:30PM Drug Surrenderer Group A

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CPE Supervisor Celia, with Supervisors-in-Training Vo and JM

Tuesdays:  CPE Summer Group 1

1PM Drug Surrenderer Group B

Wednesdays:  CPE Summer Group 2

Thursdays:  CPE Combined Didactic

 

Calendar of Events:

April 8:  Ministry Project at Helping Hands.

April 23:  AACPE Pastoral Care Convention, Manila

April 24-25:  “DAD” Pastoral Conference at PBTS, Baguio City. Led by Dr. Doug Dickens

May 5-6:  PFI Jail Ministry Training Course

June 1:  Ministry Project for CSBCM Youth Camp

Training Seminar, January 30, 2017

Creative Workshop: Let My People Go
Releasing God’s love and freedom through music and art

Join us for a hands-on session on how we can use creative expressions to lead others to experience breakthroughs and walk in greater wholeness. 

When: January 30, Monday, 1-6pm
Where: Bukal Life

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1-2.30pm: Let Freedom Reign
Various stations are arranged around the room during a worship set for participants to encounter the Lord. Followed by Q&A.
Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”

2:30pm-3pm: Break

3-6pm: Let Healing Flow
Participants will be led to create a series of art pieces designed to unlock their emotions and draw them deeper into the heart of God.
From his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit.”

About David & Cathereina Kinder
Radically transformed by the love of God years ago, David has given his life to bringing the Gospel to the most overlooked people of the world. As a worship leader, he takes people into the heart of God where they experience freedom and wholeness. Cathereina has spent almost two decades in the advertising industry. Her love for storytelling and creativity has paved the way for her to bring the message of God’s love to over 30 nations.

Pastoral Care Conferences

There are a couple of major Pastoral Care Conferences in Baguio City, in the next few months.

A.  April, 2017. Information below:

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B.  January 2018. The Grimes, Relationship Trainers and Consultants will join the Lide-Walker Bible Conference, at Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary, Baguio City.

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These are partnerships between Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary and Bukal Life Care

 

Training Visits

We recently enjoyed the visit of Dr. Raymond Lawrence, General Secretary of CPSP, to our headquarters in Baguio City, Philippines, as well as his work with our friends and partners at St. Andrews Theological Seminary in Manila, and Central Philippine University in Iloilo.

But we have others coming as well.

January 16-20, Dr. Ryan Clark, member of the Board of Trustees of CPSP-Philippines will be in Baguio for a short visit. He is coming at the invitation of our partner, Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary to teach a short course, “Intro to Pastoral Care and Counseling.” During his visit we will also have our Board of Trustees meeting of CPSP-Philippines.

April 10-28, Dr. Doug Dickens, Diplomate of CPSP, will be in the Philippines, Baguio and Manila to provide training. He will be teaching two modules at PBTS, tentatively “Pastoral Theology” and “Crisis Counseling.” He will also holding a seminar in pastoral care. More information to follow.

 

October Updates

Seminary and CPE Training (at Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary):

A. PC 1 – Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling (Master’s Level) will be offered this second semester but in modular. It will be taught by Dr. Ryan Clark, on January 16-20, 2017, 8:00AM to 5:00PM. Dr. Clark is a former professor of Pastoral Care at PBTS, and has been an active member of Bukal Life Care. Additionally, he is on the Board of Trustees of CPSP-Philippines.
SEE students may enroll this on October 13,14,17 to receive credits and assignments ahead.

B. PC B 2 – Interpersonal Relationships (Bachelor’s Level) will be offered the full semester beginning October 19. . It will led by Ms. Celia Munson. It will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:30 – 4pm. Enrollment is through the seminary also October 13, 14,, 17.

C. CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) will be taught during 2nd semester as well. One schedule is a Saturday schedule led by Dr. Paul Tabon. The other is a three day a month group led by Ms. Celia Munson. The course may be taken for seminary credit or not.

Minister Heartlink

Although Minister Heartlink is not a ministry of Bukal Life Care, a number of members and friends of Bukal are joining in their ministry project to Mindanao, October 4-11. They are holding three retreats for Pastors and Wives there. The goal is to strengthen and train pastors and wives in ministry as pastoral care and self care.

Annual Case Conference

As noted in an associated post. Dr. Raymond Lawrence will be in the Philippines for most of October. He will be in Manila and Iloilo much of the time, holding trainings at Saint Andrews Theological Seminary, as well as Central Philippine University. However, he will join us for two days for Case Conferencing, October 14-15.

A couple of photos from Parenting and Love Language Training at Shekinah Grace School in Alaminos, Pangasinan.

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Annual Case Conference

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The Annual Case Conference will be held on the 15th of October, starting 8am, at Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary (PBTS). It is facilitated by Dr. Raymond Lawrence.  The charge is P500. Lunch and snacks provided. Attendees should a clinical case with them to present.

It will be held in the Conference Room of PBTS.

Dr. Lawrence is the General Secreatry of the raymond2025th20plenaryCollege of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy.  He is a Certified Clinical Pastoral Supervisor with the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) since 1970, and Certified Diplomate in Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy with the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy since 1990.