What if you knew of a way to let A Course in Miracles become
truly alive in you?
My name is Bastiaan Berende. Five years ago, I recognized a
desire in myself to true up to what the Course had given me. I
wanted to become a consistent expression of it. With that in
mind I explored the manner in which I was to teach A Course in
Miracles. Ever since I have developed an effective program to
learn and teach A Course in Miracles.
soon to be published book I wrote: "Without criticism or
competition, I witnessed each teacher grow in style and stature.
I learned to be patient and tolerant. I learned to appreciate
each teaching style as much as the next. I learned that each
teacher has something equally beautiful and whole to offer the
class; the newcomer just as much as the advanced teacher. Where
convention placed one teacher before a room full of students,
the format of Time to Teach produced a room full of honest,
I invite you to:
truly alive and happy.
in the contents of A Course in Miracles through a vital and
Strengthen your commitment to a mental, emotional, physical and
from a mere conceptual understanding to an integrated spiritual
Share revelatory moments in a supportive, non-judgmental
Voice your inner most conviction of the truth in all power and
Express God's light and love.
Engage others in the blessed act of teaching A Course in
I will to
empower thousands of individuals to practice and teach
A Course in
Miracles. To implement Time to Teach A Course in Miracles
on a world wide scale, I developed three program extensions:
'Seminar' weeks or weekends to introduce the
'On Location' classes to keep them going; and 'Distance
Learning' courses to participate regardless of where you
are. With this writing I invite you to participate in the
Teach A Course in Miracles 'Distance Learning' is my online
program. The platform I chose for it is 'Moodle', a website for
education. This program revolves around weekly online
assignments, quarterly publishing assignments and a
special skills training.
in the distance learning is the abundance of personal and
spiritual support you receive from teachers and class
facilitators who are spiritually awake and committed to help you
recognize your innocence and realize your perfection as God
The distance learning is personal on the one hand and
interactive on the other. You spend quality time with yourself
when you prepare for your classes, write your essays, complete
additional tasks and speak to your facilitator in private phone
calls. These times of quiet then are interspersed with dynamic
activities like the weekly Skype Class and the periodic
and Conference calls.
motivational and technical support I created tutorials and
personal video-introductions on the Moodle homepage. To interact
with classmates I set up a forum and a chat room. To tap into a
variety of resources you can use the online notebook I set up to
keep track of your research and writing, you can visit the
library to find related articles and book suggestions, and you
can use the publishing database to publish your essays and other
written, audio or video materials.
Time to Teach 'Distance Learning' enables you to:
Participate from the privacy of your home.
Fulfill tasks at your own time and convenience.
fellow teachers and from different parts of the country and the
Teach 5-15 minutes in a Skype online class each week.
Receive personal feedback on your essays.
your essays and read your classmates' essays on a forum.
Publish selected essays on the internet through a publishing
with others in your class.
Share and evaluate your experiences with the distance learning
in conference calls.
Watch free video introductions and tutorials.
a free reference library with suggested reading through
booklists and web-links.
Receive personal guidance through a periodic One on One
phone-call with a facilitator.
Become certified as a facilitator of your own Time to Teach A
Course in Miracles online or on location classes.
Enroll in Time to Teach A Course in Miracles ‘Distance
The 'Distance Learning' program
starts the first week of January 2009 with module 1
“Initiation”. It continues in April 2009 with module 2
“Dedication”, in July 2009 with module 3 “Transformation”, and
in October 2009 with module 4 “Declaration”.
Bastiaan Berende, the originator of Time to Teach A Course in
Miracles and ‘Distance Learning’
Bastiaan is a dedicated teacher who creates a positive learning
environment for individuals who want to undergo a spiritual
awakening. He is a patient instructor and helps individuals to
change their mind about their purpose in life. He supports and
encourages students’ mental, emotional and spiritual growth by
creating an atmosphere of mutual respect and open communication.
He encourages active participation and motivates students to
overcome fear and to trust their own abilities to teach, heal,
and extend love.
Bastiaan has taught A Course in Miracles classes, advents and
Time to Teach seminars in the Netherlands, Poland, the USA,
Austria, Venezuela and Spain. He envisions the implementation of
his teachers training program on a world wide scale, to empower
thousands of individuals to practice and teach A Course in
About Time to Teach A Course in Miracles
Time to Teach A Course in Miracles is an effective teachers
program with a simple class structure. This structure enables
you to present your understanding and experience of A Course in
Miracles in a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment.
Equally gifted as teachers of God, we gather and share,
accelerate and celebrate the transformative message of A Course
“Teaching is a method of conversion.”
In Time to Teach A Course in Miracles students become teachers.
It is a proven method to fulfill your calling, find your voice
and express a message of light, love and transformation to this
Teaching A Course in Miracles is an effective means for change,
your change. You are the motivation for learning this Course and
the resistance against learning it, both. Teaching resolves the
inner conflict, but often temporarily increases the intensity of
the conflict, before it is released. That is why teaching is a
method of conversion.
Time to Teach A Course in Miracles makes you an honest and
effective teacher of the truth. Honest, because practicing and
teaching A Course in Miracles first and foremost involves you;
effective, because you communicate the message to everyone and
everything about you through your demonstration. Time to Teach A
Course in Miracles, therefore, is a joyful and supportive
platform to recognize and share yourself with others in the
light of clarity and perfect reality.
Time to Teach A Course in Miracles revolves around weekly topic
assignments. Each assignment is a blueprint to a clear and
complete understanding of one of the central A Course in
Miracles’ topics. All of the topics are organized in one
coherent and dynamic curriculum.
The curriculum consists of four modules, twelve theme series and
forty eight topic assignments. Each module contains three theme
series, each theme series four topic assignments.
The four modules represent the four phases in the teacher’s
transformational process of A Course in Miracles. You start at A
Course in Miracles ‘Initiation’ then you progress to A Course in
Miracles ‘Dedication’. Your dedication is cause for A Course in
Miracles ‘Transformation’, and you finally graduate in A Course
in Miracles ‘Declaration’.
For more information or to enroll in this course visit
to Teach A Course in Miracles