Helping a Hurting Friend with Dr. Rod Wilson

Date(s) - September 26, 2013
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Bitter Tasting Room

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Helping a Hurting Friend…

Each of us knows someone who is hurting. We want to help but often don’t know how. So we try to solve his or her problem by evaluating the situation and giving advice. But what hurting people need first and foremost is to be understood. Rod Wilson offers you practical insights into helping hurting people. These insights are born out of more than thirty years of church and counseling experience. Whether you’re a church leader or a caring friend, this evening will give you needed tools to minister more effectively to those around you who are hurting.

Would you like to have dinner with Rod Wilson prior to the event? Please register below and have intimate conversations with a handful of your peers with Rod over a meal at the Vancouver Club.

On Line Registration Fee: $15

Register by Phone /Cash at Door: $20 (Register by Phone? Call Jonathan at 778-773-2552)

Registration includes Coffee, Tea and Refreshments

Who is Dr. Rod Wilson?

Rod Wilson has served as President of Regent College since 2000.

Originally trained as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Wilson pursued theological training after completing his doctoral work. He has been involved in the field of counselling and consulting for over thirty years and has held various positions at Tyndale College and Seminary in Toronto from 1978 to 1995: Professor, Dean of Students, Vice-President, and Academic Dean. From 1983 to 1995, he held part-time staff positions in two different churches, and from 1995 to 2000, he was the teaching pastor of a growing church in the suburbs of Toronto. In 2004, Dr. Wilson received an honorary doctorate from Trinity Western University in recognition of his gifts of leadership and acuity of vision.

Dr. Wilson is the author of Counseling and Community and How Do I Help a Hurting Friend?—both award-winning books—and the co-author of Exploring Your Anger andHelping Angry People. He lives in Burnaby, BC with his wife Bev.

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