Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

May 15, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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Resting in “It Is Finished”

If you are a regular reader of this blog then you may have noticed one of many threads that have frequently run through my posts this past year; that is, spiritual rest comes from focusing on our identity in Christ. … Continue reading

May 9, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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Half-Full

Some of us are more prone to negative thinking patterns than others and, therefore, must constantly discipline ourselves to think on positive things that exalt and glorify God. So when a sister in Christ in our church recently shared what … Continue reading

May 8, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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Slaying Four Monsters of the Sinful Heart

The Puritans will be forever-famous for their soul-work, their application of the truths of Scripture to all of life, but especially to the issues of the heart. This faithful, pastoral work was the result of a conviction that all theology, … Continue reading

May 3, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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Lessons Learned from the Dark Valley of Depression

Yesterday’s post, The Mind, Body, and Medications, concluded with mention of the experience of Bob Somerville whose lengthy testimony concludes Dr. Laura Hendrickson’s chapter in the new book Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling. Dr. Somerville is an ACBC-certified biblical counselor and professor … Continue reading

May 2, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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The Mind, Body, and Medications

In my ongoing study of the subject of mental/emotional illness, counseling, and the church; I found a very helpful chapter in the recently released book, Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling. The final chapter, “The Complex Mind/Body Connection,” is written by Dr. Laura … Continue reading