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Counseling One Another

April 17, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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NUGGETS

Is God Mad at Me? – “Do your kids think that God is only pleased with them if they obey? Do your kids think that the gospel means that they must be good so God will love them? Do your … Continue reading

April 13, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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The Heartbeat of My Social Media Addiction – “I sat down for my morning devotions with the Lord, opened my Bible, and immediately heard a ding on my phone alerting me that I had received an email. My mind began … Continue reading

April 12, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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Joel Beeke: Take Hold of Yourself and God in Prayer

Yesterday, I was blessed and convicted by a message Joel Beeke preached at the Desiring God 2011 Conference for Pastors. As Beeke reflected upon the prayer lives of the Puritans, he expounded on seven principles for private prayer. TAKE HOLD … Continue reading

April 11, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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3 Disastrous Dating Mistakes: Learning from Samson’s Bad Example

One way of learning how to do something is by watching someone else do it poorly. When I swam in triathlons, I had a friend who worked out in the same pool. In his freestyle stroke, he had a habit … Continue reading

April 11, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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Racism, Sin & Scripture: A Response to Thabiti Anyabwile – “Any teaching or encouragement to look on any human as less than an image-bearer of God who has dignity and is worthy of respect is guilty of bearing false witness … Continue reading

April 10, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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40 Questions to Help Discern Factors Contributing to Depression

Last week, I was blessed to teach a two-hour seminar in our church’s discipleship counseling training center on the subject of depression. First, I shared my own personal experience with depression and anxiety, and then drew attention to the experiences … Continue reading