145 | Resilience, Servanthood & Showing Up For Others (Jason Vallotton)

145 | Resilience, Servanthood & Showing Up For Others (Jason Vallotton)

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Jason Vallotton

Recovering mental health, Cultivating spiritual fathers, and Living with Hope. Jason Vallotton is the pastoral care overseer at Bethel Church in Redding, California and is a sought-after counselor, teacher, and speaker. Previously, he served for 10 years in the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry as a pastor, counselor, and overseer. Jason and his wife Lauren live in Redding, California, and have 4 wonderful children. Jason’s primary passion is for the hearts of men to live fully alive to their calling. In his downtime, Jason can be found hiking in the Trinity Alps, fishing the Sacramento River, or hunting anywhere that wild game can be found!

Conversation Notes:

  • Full Conversation = Episode 131
  • Takeaway #1 – Perspective Switch – there is opportunity in the hard times
  • 1:38 – “Great opportunity comes with every hard season for those who have eyes to see it.”
  • 1:58 – “I only get to decide what I do when I’m awake.”
  • 2:29 – “If I don’t check out, but I stay in the game even with my kids and my family, I gain so much more than if I check out for the evening.”
  • 2:37 – Quote from Danny Silk – “Kids are gonna pull 60 pounds of energy from you whether you give it to them or whether they take it from you you just get to decide how it happens.”
  • Takeaway #2 – Friendships & Mentorship
  • We must build these relationships
  • “What is covenant? You have permission to change my mind and I have permission to change your mind.”
  • 3:40 – “Servanthood is the way to the top. You will never outgrow serving…the more you have the more you’re required to give.”
  • “we’re building an inheritance for our kids…the relationships that you create today, that you sacrifice for, it’s not it’s not as fun as people think. It’s not easy I can tell you all those relationships that I just mentioned, there’s conflict inside of them. We use all of our communication skills and conflict resolution and honor to keep those relationships going.”
  • Takeaway #3 – People Need What You Have
  • 4:55 – Attending church for yourself is the lowest level of living for a Christian.
  • 5:23 – His dad told him, “People need what you have. They need what you have, and you need to go to youth group and find someone that needs what you have and give it to them.”

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