Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

April 9, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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Every Member Ministry

One of the unique qualities of a biblical church is the understanding and application of what we may call every member ministry. Let me briefly explain what I mean. According to Scripture, every person is uniquely created by God, and every believer … Continue reading

March 28, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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Evaluate Your Definition of “Discipleship”

“Disciples, discipleship, discipling, disciple-making. These words are such an established part of conversation about ministry and church life that we rarely pause to consider what we actually mean by them,” write Colin Marshall and Tony Payne in The Vine Project: … Continue reading

March 24, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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When should a child be baptized or participate in the Lord’s Supper?

All Christian parents long for their children to trust in Christ and to make their profession of faith public.  It’s not surprising that children raised in Christian homes sooner or later will ask a parent, “When can I be baptized?” The … Continue reading

February 19, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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Six Steps to Becoming a Church that Welcomes People with Disabilities

Thinking theologically about disability is a massive need in today’s church. That’s one reason I’m thankful to the Lord for recently bringing the Beyond Suffering Bible onto my radar, and into my life and home. In addition to many “Connection … Continue reading

February 17, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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NUGGETS

Here are two videos that I encourage you to watch, and one article to read, this weekend. Biblical Counseling and Mental Illness – In their latest podcast, the Biblical Counseling Coalition graciously speaks to the issue of mental illness. Don’t … Continue reading

November 2, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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10 Practical Suggestions for People who are Lonely

Yesterday, during a radio interview about dealing with grief and loneliness during the holidays, I mentioned a wonderful resource from Deborah Howard, RN. She writes, “Loneliness takes many forms and its causes are almost endless. There’s loneliness from: Losing a … Continue reading