Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

February 28, 2019
by Paul Tautges
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A Heart Check-Up on Credit Card Dependency

On Sunday afternoons, I’m leading a 4-week discussion on financial freedom. Last Sunday, our group of about twenty “personal freedom fighters” discussed five of the most common causes of unjustifiable debt. Wrong priorities Idolatry Covetousness Lack of contentment Lack of … Continue reading

February 25, 2019
by Paul Tautges
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Jesus Was a Gospel Preacher

Jesus was the only preacher who could announce good news from God, and then say, “Here I am. Look to Me. Hope has arrived.” Every other faithful gospel preacher since has pointed others to Jesus, never to himself. But what … Continue reading

February 22, 2019
by Paul Tautges
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3 Common Reasons (Excuses) Why We Don’t Meditate on Scripture

Last week, I finished reading God’s Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation. Essentially, what the author David Saxton has done is collect and organize what many Puritan pastors and theologians believed and taught in regard … Continue reading

February 18, 2019
by Paul Tautges
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Differentiating Between Two Kinds of Shame

Shame may follow sinful actions, or it may arise from accepting blame or failure. Whether guilt is real or imagined, shame holds a person hostage with the condemning declaration, “You are bad!” Shame generally takes two forms. “I am bad … Continue reading