Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

February 28, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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The Cycle of Temptation

When Eve succumbed to the craftiness of the serpent, she gave in to all three major categories of temptation, as described in 1 John 2:16. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of … Continue reading

February 28, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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NUGGETS

Hide, Replenish, and Go – “The Great Commission doesn’t just tell us what we will do. It also tells us what Jesus has already done. Scripture is not about you; it is about Jesus.” Eight Questions on Addictions for Pastors … Continue reading

February 27, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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NUGGETS

Five Reasons Many Pastors Struggle with Depression – “Too many pastors have been taught that depression is a mark of them being a failure in ministry.” Did You Know Charles Spurgeon Struggled with Depression? – “Spurgeon believed that God had … Continue reading

February 24, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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Exercising Faith Muscles – Personal Bible Study for this Weekend

This week, another pastor and I were talking about the analogy of faith as a muscle that needs to be regularly exercised in order to grow. This is based upon the simple understanding that true faith is living faith, as … Continue reading

February 19, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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Six Steps to Becoming a Church that Welcomes People with Disabilities

Thinking theologically about disability is a massive need in today’s church. That’s one reason I’m thankful to the Lord for recently bringing the Beyond Suffering Bible onto my radar, and into my life and home. In addition to many “Connection … Continue reading

February 17, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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NUGGETS

Here are two videos that I encourage you to watch, and one article to read, this weekend. Biblical Counseling and Mental Illness – In their latest podcast, the Biblical Counseling Coalition graciously speaks to the issue of mental illness. Don’t … Continue reading

February 14, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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A Wonderful Sermon for the Depressed

Yesterday morning, through my involvement in the training of another pastor who wants to be more effective in the personal ministry of the Word (counseling), I became aware of a wonderful sermon Ligon Duncan preached at Capitol Hills Baptist Church. … Continue reading