Posts made in February, 2013

Signs Around Us

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Kathy King, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Signs—they are all around us as indicators of something. Octagonal red stop signs are indicators to stop. Yield signs are indicators to be ready to stop if another driving is coming. Bridges have signs as reminders to slow down because they may ice in cold weather. Exit signs on high ways and interstates are indications of where to find food, gas, and lodging. To be familiar with signs, one must learn what they mean and watch for them. To perceive and comprehend signs, a person must be able to see. Paul David Tripp notes that there are several signs of a pastor [or ministry worker] losing...

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Switching Saviors

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in Omar King | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People “If you are not attaching your identity to the unshakable love of your Savior, you will ask the things in your life to be your Savior, and it will never happen. (p. 34)   We are worshipers.  And the question is not if we worship but what and who we are worshipping.  Something or someone is always getting our devotion, energy, and attention.  This is not optional.  However, anything that we choose to be our Savior besides Christ will never satisfy and fill us like we...

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Listening Under the Hood

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Neale Davis | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People  “No one is more influential in your life than you are, because no one talks to you more than you do.” P. 33. When I was in college my parents bought me a car to have at school.  After my mom told me dad had bought a car for me I was shocked and thrilled.  I couldn’t wait to see what he had bought.  It was right after mom told me about the car that I looked out the window and saw my dad drive up in a 1964 Plymouth Valiant.  I can’t tell you how disappointed I...

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Spiritual Eye Check-Up

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in Kathy King | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People   “Sin plays havoc with our spiritual vision. Although we are able to see the sin of others with specificity and clarity, we tend to be blind to our own. And the most dangerous aspect of this already dangerous condition is that spiritually blind people tend to be blind in their blindness.”   Paul David Tripp in Dangerous Calling, Page 34 Growing up, my Dad did a lot of carpentry work. He had a shop behind our house that smelled of sawdust and contained many on-going wood...

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