Finding Your God-Given Design

GIFTS FROM THE FATHER – Romans 12 DESIGN SIN TO BATTLE VICTORY TO WIN SCRIPTURAL EXAMPLES NAME OF GOD TO MEDITATE ON Prophet Idol of control Fullness of Relationships! John the Baptist, Miriam, Naomi Jehovah Jireh Servant Idol of peace Finding value in God’s eyes! Joseph (father of Jesus), Barnabas, Timothy Jehovah Rophe Teacher IdolContinue reading “Finding Your God-Given Design”

Finding Your Design: Mercy

In Romans 12, we find the Father giving gifts to people.  Contemplating those ‘gifts’ as individual design can be eye-opening!  For further information, visit the Discipleship Coaching – Design page. Are you a Mercy? The final design in Romans is that of Mercy. Those with a mercy design rarely have enemies, and they are aContinue reading “Finding Your Design: Mercy”

Finding Your Design: Leader (Ruler)

In Romans 12, we find the Father giving gifts to people.  Contemplating those ‘gifts’ as individual design can be eye-opening!  For further information, visit the Discipleship Coaching – Design page. Are you a Leader? The leader enjoys planning and pressure–and thinks everyone else does too! A ruler is skilled at time management but cannot beContinue reading “Finding Your Design: Leader (Ruler)”

Finding Your Design: Giver

In Romans 12, we find the Father giving gifts to people.  Contemplating those ‘gifts’ as individual design can be eye-opening!  For further information, visit the Discipleship Coaching – Design page. Are you a Giver? Who owns it all? There is the question the Giver must answer…and the right answer, of course, is God. The Giver whoContinue reading “Finding Your Design: Giver”

Finding Your Design: Exhorter

In Romans 12, we find the Father giving gifts to people.  Contemplating those ‘gifts’ as individual design can be eye-opening!  For further information, visit the Discipleship Coaching – Design page. Are you an Exhorter? Now there’s a word we don’t use often! An exhorter is one who encourages, one who builds teams and enjoys people.Continue reading “Finding Your Design: Exhorter”

Finding Your Design: Teacher

In Romans 12, we find the Father giving gifts to people.  Contemplating those ‘gifts’ as individual design can be eye-opening!  For further information, visit the Discipleship Coaching – Design page. Are you a Teacher? Ezra, Luke, Mary and Isaiah are among the teacher types in Scripture. You may be a teacher if you are aContinue reading “Finding Your Design: Teacher”

Finding Your Design: Servant

In Romans 12, we find the Father giving gifts to people.  Contemplating those ‘gifts’ as individual design can be eye-opening!  For further information, visit the Discipleship Coaching – Design page. Are you a Servant? Are you the one who simply cannot say no? Do you get angry over being used and feel like no oneContinue reading “Finding Your Design: Servant”

Finding Your Design: Prophet

In Romans 12, we find the Father giving gifts to people.  Contemplating those ‘gifts’ as individual design can be eye-opening!  For further information, visit the Discipleship Coaching – Design page. Are you a Prophet? Lots of folks have claimed to be prophets over the years, and perhaps they were. But like every gift, it canContinue reading “Finding Your Design: Prophet”

Harnessing Emotions

Emotions are part of God’s design for humanity.  They are not intended to harm us; they are to assist us in living with integrity.  If you have spent years ‘blocking’ emotions, it can be difficult to identify what you feel.  I encountered this feeling wheel years ago in “The Search for Significance” by Robert McGee.Continue reading “Harnessing Emotions”