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Interpersonal Traits of Unsafe People – Part Four

We have looked at… 1> Unsafe people avoid closeness instead of connecting 2> Unsafe people are only concerned about “I” instead of “we” 3> Unsafe people resist freedom instead of encouraging it 4> Unsafe people flatter us instead of confronting us This relational trait is a little more difficult to spot than the previous one. […]

Interpersonal Traits of Unsafe People – Part Three

We have looked at two interpersonal traits of unsafe people…People who are not the best to be building a relationship with and who will not permit the relationship or friendship to be beneficial to both you and them.  Jesus was a “safe person” and like all safe people He did three things: 1> He drew […]

Apostate Leaders

A friend, Bill Lewis, lead apostolic leader of The Connection Church in Ohio send me the following… Every now and then there comes along an article that is so current and powerful, you wish you had said it so eloquently. However, it so powerful that it needs to be reprinted, published as many places as […]

Interpersonal Traits of Unsafe People – Part Two

We are looking at the interpersonal traits of unsafe people. The last time we saw that: 1> Unsafe people avoid closeness instead of connecting And we began looking at: 2> Unsafe people are only concerned about “I” instead of “we” Here we say that empathy is an important factor in any safe relationship. We need […]

Interpersonal Traits of Unsafe People – Part One

We want to continue speaking about relationships. We just finished a short series on the inner character traits of an unsafe person. Now let’s look at the the interpersonal traits of an unsafe person. In other words, the relational trends you will see when in relationship with an unsafe person. Personality traits (see the previous […]

Unsafe People – Part Seven

As we bring this part of the series on unsafe people to a close, let me remind you of where we have been as we discussed the personal characteristics of an unsafe person – a person that is not someone you should chose to build a deep, personal relationship with. 1> Unsafe people think that […]

Unsafe People – Part Six

8> Unsafe people believe they are perfect instead of admitting their faults Unsafe people are on a mission to prove that they are perfect. Using their work, family, abilities, or religion, they try to project an image of perfection, and their image becomes more important to them than the relationships they are in. If someone […]

Unsafe People – Part Five

We are looking at the personal characteristics of a person who is not safe to invest relational time in. These are people who do not form safe relationships. Having a relationship with them usually ends with you feeling used and abused and definitely unfulfilled and disappointed. To review, we have discussed six character traits of […]

Unsafe People – Part Four

As we continue our look at the personal characteristics of an unsafe person … a person with whom you might not want to invest a great deal of time building an in-depth relationship … let me remind you of the points we have already covered. Personal characteristics of an unsafe person… 1> Unsafe people think […]

Unsafe People – Part Three

We are looking at relationships and who is safe to build relationally with and who is not. We are currently looking at the character qualities of those who are not safe for you to enter into a relationship with. In the last two blogs we have seen the first four character issues of unsafe people… […]