Sep 15, 2011

An Interview with Paul David Tripp

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Paul David Tripp is president of Paul Tripp Ministries, which has as its mission statement, “Connecting the transforming power of Jesus Christ to everyday life.” In addition to being a gifted communicator and sought-after conference speaker, Dr. Tripp is professor of pastoral life and care at Redeemer Seminary in Dallas, Texas; the executive director of the Center for Pastoral Life and Care in Fort Worth, Texas; and has taught at respected institutions worldwide. As an author, Paul has written eleven books on Christian living, including Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands: People in Need of Change Helping People in Need of Change.

This month's issue of Tabletalk featured an interview with Dr. Tripp where he was asked questions like these:

  • Tell us a little about Paul Tripp Ministries and your call to a ministry of counseling.
  • Is there anything Christians can learn from secular approaches to counseling, or should Christians avoid them altogether?
  • Most Christians express a desire to change, to become more Christlike, but often stumble and fall short. some even give up in despair. how is the change we desire to be achieved?

Read his answers to these questions and more in Living in Light of the Gospel: An Interview with Paul David Tripp.