Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

April 27, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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One Sure Way to Be Unhelpful to Others

One of the most important, yet most neglected, biblical principles to remember when counseling others—especially others who are experiencing conflict—is found in Proverbs 18:17, “The one who states his case first seems right, until the other comes and examines him.” … Continue reading

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

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

September 28, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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Corrective Love

When Paul wrote to the Thessalonian church, he was calling all believers to a ministry of corrective love, which he faithfully modeled as a minister of God. A key verse to consider regarding this one-another ministry is found in Paul’s … Continue reading