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Our fifth statement of vision is to provide connections for those interested in taking their skills overseas. Here is the full statement. Vision Statement V:   Provide Cross-cultural Experiences a. Achieved through participating in short-term mission trips overseas to offer training as well as counseling and consulting. Also achieved through involvement with campus ministries with foreign students…

Kenya — Teaching in an Academy

Michael Meshaw teaches at the Rift Valley Academy in Kenya. He recently wrote . . .  “. . . If you ever have the desire to visit Kenya, let me know. We have a guest room here on campus and our family would love to host you. Also, we are always looking for counselors here at RVA (Rift Valley…

Liberia — Teaching in a New Seminary

Rick Calenberg is the president of the Evangelical Seminary of West Africa in Monrovia, Liberia.  He is looking for a doctoral level Christian counselor/psychologist to teach two courses, GED734 Guidance and Counseling and PAS731 Pastoral Counseling in the Fall of 2021.  “We are set up as a modular program with classes being taught for two weeks and…

Budapest, Hungary

Short-Term Counseling/Teaching in Budapest, HungaryDave Shepherd leads Ministry Essentials in Budapest, Hungary.  We have already had one of our CAPS/DFW leaders, Dr. Jan Hall, visit them to offer some in-service training last year. Consider visiting them for a week to offer some intensive counseling or training.  He says, “come prepared to teach.”  Sample topics include: Marriage – vision for your spouse…

Dallas, Texas: Counseling with Homeless Rehab Center

Wayne Walker leads Our Calling, a discipleship ministry for the homeless in Dallas.  As you can easily imagine, the staff tends to suffer from compassion fatigue.  They are often in need of help to integrate their minds with their emotions.  I’ve been there, both to offer counseling to some of the staff and to ride around town visiting under…

Teaching in South America

Dr. Ron Newman travels through South America teaching several times a year.  This is one of the ministries of SALT (Support and Leadership Training).  I almost went on one of these trips two years ago, but illness prevented.  Ron could use some help in teaching.  The program is described briefly here:A three- to four-year program designed to train pastors and…

Tanzania: Teaching/Training Pastors

I’ve been to Dar es Salaam three times.  Check out my blog post describing one of those trips.  Dr. Ambilike Mwangomo organizes a conference for pastors every year.  Swahili interpreters provided.  They are hungry for teaching in pastoral counseling, spiritual growth, leadership, etc.   For more details contact Dr. Mwangomo at ambilike@lifeministrytz.org or LeeJagers@gmail.com; 214-336-6281 (My cell phone)

Orphans in Zimbabwe

Training Orphanage Staff in Zimbabwe Chris Maphosa founded an orphanage in Zimbabwe called Today for Tomorrow.  He is in need of help for children suffering severe loss and prolonged grieving.  In particular, the staff needs training in helping young people deal with trauma and grief following severe losses.  For more details, contact Chris Maphosa at chris.maphosa@sim.org or LeeJagers@gmail.com; 214-336-6281 (My cell phone)

Athens, Greece — Refugees

Jon Woodruff at East-West Ministries is gathering a team to go Athens, Greece to talk with refugees passing through on their way to Europe.  Counselors, I think, are ideally suited to connect and listen to the stories of others.  Jon says . . . “We will follow Luke 10 principles for engagement in the squares and parks of Athens where we can share the redemptive story…