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Biblical Maturity is Never Just About What You Know

Posted by on Jan 4, 2015 in Bridgehaven Team, Dangerous Calling, Neale Davis | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People     “Biblical maturity is never just about what you know; it’s always about how grace has employed what you have come to know to transform the way you live.” P. 26.   It has always been easy to agree with the idea that God wants to conform us to his image. That is, the “good” that Romans 8:28 is speaking about is the process and the result of our becoming more Christ-like. In his thoroughly redemptive ways God uses all the events and circumstances in our lives...

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The Blinding Ability of Sin

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Bridgehaven Team, Dangerous Calling, Neale Davis | 0 comments

  Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People   “The blinding ability of sin is so powerful and persuasive that you and I literally need daily intervention.” Paul David Tripp–page 73 The tactic Satan used to tempt Jesus in the desert has always amazed me. The approach he used was gutsy and bold, but above all it was devious. With anyone else it might have worked. But with Jesus it was bound for defeat before it happened. Each time Satan tempted Jesus he audaciously used Scripture to distract him from his...

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The Impact of Misdirected Identity

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Dangerous Calling, Neale Davis | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People   “Ministry had become my identity.  No I didn’t think of myself as a child of God, in daily need of grace, in the middle of my own sanctification, still in a battle with sin, still in need of the body of Christ, and called to pastoral ministry.  No, I thought of myself at pastor. That’s it.  Bottom line.”     Paul David Tripp p. 22.   I knew a man named Ian. He was a man in the ministry.  And he was a good man.  He was faithful and...

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Location, location, location!

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Bridgehaven Team, Dangerous Calling, Omar King | 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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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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