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How To Find A Counselor For Your Child

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

So, here is the post that should have been out last month, but now I am on an official schedule that will not have me posting every month! Yeah!  No, really it is good and challenging to do things that we don’t want to do. As I give some direction for how to choose a counselor for your child, there are some questions to know the answer to before you start looking: Do I want a male or female? How much experience do they need? Am I looking for someone who specializes in a particular area? Is religious preferences important to me? Am I limited by physical location? ( meaning, you may find...

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Hello world!

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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Family First

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Omar King, Uncategorized | 0 comments

  Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People   Is it safe to assume that your pastor is loving his wife, children and extended family? (p. 79) In the last section of chapter 5 under the heading A Better, More Healthy Way, Tripp encourages and gives tips to pastors and the churches they pastor to help care for those pastors families.  Pastors should regularly evaluate and measure their public ministry to others by the health of their personal ministry to his family.  Pastors’ first ministry is to their wives and children. ...

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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 against...

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Ministering Out of a “Christ-tenderized” Heart

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Kathy King, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People “A pastor’s ministry is never just shaped by his knowledge, experience, and skill. It is always also shaped by the true condition of his heart. In fact, if his heart is not in the right place, all of the knowledge and skill can actually function to make him dangerous…” (Paul David Tripp, in Dangerous Calling, page 62). Why do we do the things that we do? Behavior comes from a variety of motivations. For example, if you skip eating a cupcake, you may be motivated by not wanting to gain...

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Autonomous Christianity?

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People   “The more separation and discontinuity there is between the real details of my personal life and my public confession and image, the more I will tend to fear being known. I will fear how people would think of me and respond to me if they really knew what was going on in my life… My responses to the concerns and inquiries of others become structured by fear rather than faith. So I do not make the regular, healthy confessions of struggle to my ministry co-partners, I do not ask...

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