Here’s a brief description of the books the Lord has given me the privilege to write in full or contribute to as co-author. Each book has grown out of a commitment to the sufficiency of Scripture and the power of the Holy Spirit to transform us—from the inside out—and a desire to encourage your growth in Christ.
Drop your roots down into the cool water of the Word...here where the wellspring of life shoots forth. In forty, brief, Scripture meditations, you'll learn how to make the Word of God your joy, and abide in its counsel. As a result, your love for God's truth will grow--yielding stability, consistent obedience, and fruitfulness in all you do.
Counseling is not primarily the work of the professional. Solidly rooted in the belief that the Scriptures are sufficient for every soul-related struggle in life, and totally committed to the truth that the Holy Spirit is competent to accomplish the work of sanctification, this paradigm-shifting book will challenge every believer.
Until the end of time, when the curse of sin is finally removed, suffering will be a large part of the human experience and a large part of that suffering will be walking through the painful reality of death. Those who care for others should seek to offer wise and biblical counsel on these precious and painful occasions.
Does it ever seem like God is not listening? Scripture offers six clear reasons why your prayers may go unanswered. As we examine these causes of unanswered prayer, we discover the biblical means by which we may open God’s ears to our voice once again.
Paul Tripp, Bob Kellemen, Kevin Carson, Paul Tautges
As people face addictions, deal with loss and grief, and seek help in restoring broken relationships, where can they turn for counsel and assistance? The local church has been uniquely blessed with the gift of the gospel and is able to offer hope and counsel that no other institution on earth can.
Albert Mohler, Bob Kellemen, Jeff Forrey, Paul Tautges
Today we face a tremendous weakening of confidence in the Bible. This is just as true for the pastor offering counsel in his office as it is for the person in the pew talking with a struggling friend at Starbucks or the small group leader who is unsure of what to say to a hurting group member.
Paul Tautges & Eric Kress
In The Discipline of Mercy, pastors and counselors Eric Kress and Paul Tautges take us deep into the book of Lamentations where we are exhorted to place our hope fully in the faithful mercy and loyal love of a gracious God—no matter the extent of our suffering.
Brian Croft, Paul Tautges
The Practical Shepherding Complete Set includes everything you need to be equipped to lead and serve in all aspects of your ministry. These seven volumes will give you clear and practical direction to lead and serve those you are ministering to. Each volume will provide easy-to-follow steps to help you better serve your flock in the different aspects of ministry.
Sadly, pastors today have become business professionals who are no longer content to shepherd their flocks by teaching the Word of God and caring for their souls, but instead farm their people out to psychological counselors, who are incapable of meeting the real needs of people. Here is an urgent appeal for teaching shepherds to return to authentic biblical ministry.
A life of prayer is irrefutable proof of God-dependency. This is not only true of the individual believer, but also of the local church as evidenced in the New Testament. Churches need a theology of prayer, and ministers of the gospel need a practical tool to help them produce an atmosphere of God-dependency in their churches. Teach Them to Pray is that tool.
Believers need wise biblical counsel to navigate today's perplexing society. Demonstrating the sufficiency of Scripture to aid in decision-making and answer the deepest cry of the heart, forty fresh pastoral "letters" offer contemporary perspectives and promote spiritual growth.