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Counseling One Another

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

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 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

September 8, 2016
by Paul Tautges
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Proverbs 12:25, Anxiety and Depression, and Healing Speech

Recently, while preparing to teach a master’s in biblical counseling course in Ukraine, I’ve been thinking about the body/soul connection; i.e. the fact that we are embodied spirits—each part affecting the other. In particular, my thoughts have been on Proverbs … Continue reading

February 8, 2016
by Paul Tautges
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Regular Exercise & Depression

In his new book Fit for the Master: Glorifying God in a Healthy Body, pastor and physical education enthusiast John Lehman cites a case study illustrating the importance of regular exercise and its benefit as one factor in fighting depressive … Continue reading