Posts made in October, 2013

Contentment in the Hardships of Ministry

Posted by on Oct 20, 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     “It is only a heart that is satisfied in Christ that can be spiritually content in the hardships of ministry.”  P 64.   Let’s face it.  Life is sometimes very difficult and always very challenging.  It can often feel like these challenges can come at us as persistent and continual as the waves that roll onto the shore.  Sometimes they seem like huge waves that can knock us off of our feet and sometimes they are small and easily navigated.  But like the...

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Two Types of Comparisons

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Kathy King, Uncategorized | 0 comments

“It is only in your brokenness in the face of your sin that you can give grace to the fellow rebels to whom God has called you to minister. It’s only when your identity is firmly rooted in Christ that you are free from seeking to get your identity out of your ministry” (Paul David Tripp in Dangerous Calling, page 64).   There are two types of comparisons that can be made in life: vertical and horizontal. A horizontal comparison is where we compare ourselves with others around us. It is an outward comparison.  A vertical comparison, however, is upward. It occurs when viewing ourselves...

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Reclaiming Holiness: Part 1

Posted by on Oct 7, 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   “Maturity is a vertical thing that will have a wide variety of horizontal expressions.  Maturity is about relationship to God that results in wise and humble living (p. 64).” I decided to make this a two-part (or maybe three, we’ll see) post on a subject that as I began writing realized that it was taking on a life of its own and would not allow me to confine it to one post.  The more I wrote the more I saw that needed to be fleshed out that one blog would not be...

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