Posts made in February, 2014

Pursuing Holiness in Community

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 in Bridgehaven Team, Chris Ball, Dangerous Calling | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People     Pastor, make sure you are being pastored the entire time you are pastoring others. Seek out a mature and reliable person with whom you can share your heart. Paul David Tripp, ‘Dangerous Calling,’ p.80 Paul Tripp practically cuts to the chase by imploring pastors to humility in submitting themselves to the pastoral care. When Jesus is not in His place as the King of kings, the hierarchy can become a bit bottlenecked, and theo-political chaos ensues. Christian...

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To Loved Ones Around Those in Ministry

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 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   “There are changes needed in the shape of pastoral culture. How can we realistically expect anyone in the middle of the sanctification process to live outside of one of God’s most important means of personal insight and growth [community, accountability] and be spiritually healthy at the same time? How can we ask pastors to confess what they, because of their isolation, don’t see?” (Paul David Tripp in Dangerous Calling)   This blog will be different than...

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Listen to the Sounds Under the Hood

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014 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     “Joe (a pastor) was convinced of something that I (Tripp) have heard many pastors say to me as well: he was convinced that everyone else in the body of Christ could confess sin, but he could not and must not.” Page 77.   When I was in college I had an old car that my parents gave me.  It wasn’t a pretty car and definitely wasn’t a cool car, but it got me from point A to point B. Some of my friends told me later that they couldn’t imagine me driving...

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Get Some Rest

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 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   “Yet being the man he thought he needed to be, working to be more publicly righteous than he actually was, was exhausting and burdensome.” Page 77 This particular quote by Tripp simply reminds me of how wearisome it is to try and keep up appearances pretending to be someone I’m not.  One of the most challenging aspects of being Christian is living authentically.  So much of our culture subliminally tells us to put up facades and to masquerade as smarter,...

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