Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

December 10, 2015
by Paul Tautges
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Tears for Christmas

Dear grieving friend, This will be your first Christmas since your loved one passed away. It will be hard. Believe me, I know. Six years ago, today, my mom unexpectedly passed away—slipping away from us before we could say goodbye. … Continue reading

May 8, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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Slaying Four Monsters of the Sinful Heart

The Puritans will be forever-famous for their soul-work, their application of the truths of Scripture to all of life, but especially to the issues of the heart. This faithful, pastoral work was the result of a conviction that all theology, … Continue reading

April 17, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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Conducting a Funeral when Suicide Is the Cause of Death

“Nothing jars the mind and emotions like news of a suicide,” writes Brian Croft, pastor of Auburndale Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, and founder of Practical Shepherding. For this week’s series on suicide, Brian has graciously given me permission to reprint … Continue reading