Here’s a description of the books the Lord has given me the privilege to write in full or contribute to as co-author. Each book grew 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.
It can be difficult to know how we can encourage and build up our children while also teaching them that they are sinners in need of grace. An experienced pastor and father of ten helps us navigate through 8 helpful signposts. Suggestions for prayer and questions to aid discussion with your children will help apply its principles.
This is a short book to help you bring about heart-based change in the lives of people through the personal ministry of the Word. Here is an urgent appeal to return to authentic discipleship, a call to shepherds to be tenacious in their preaching and tender in their application of the Word to the lives of God’s sheep through their personal ministry.
What does it mean to pray in Jesus’ name? How do I pray for my non-Christian friends? When does the Holy Spirit pray for me? In this book, a seasoned pastor and counselor answers these questions—and many more—by effectively instructing us with biblical principles, examples, and commands.
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.
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.