Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

February 7, 2015
by Paul Tautges
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Pastor, Don’t Let One Critic Control Your Preaching

Fearing man is common among pastors, but the struggle is not new; it’s been a temptation since the days of the prophets and the apostles. Paul confessed in the book of Galatians, “For am I now seeking the favor of … Continue reading

January 29, 2014
by Paul Tautges
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Depression and the Pastor’s Wife: Suffering in Silence

[Today’s post is written by Cara Croft and is from the excellent new book, The Pastor’s Family by Brian and Cara Croft, published by Zondervan.] Every counselor begins with the question, “So how long have you suffered with depression?”  The … Continue reading

October 26, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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8 Lessons from the Life of John Knox

This morning, I had the unique privilege to attend two lectures given by my dear friend and brother, David Murray, who is the guest speaker for Grace Presbyterian Church’s annual reformation conference. David is a pastor in Grand Rapids and … Continue reading

June 25, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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7 Questions for Discouraged Pastors to Ask Themselves

For months now, I have been occasionally blogging through Encouragement for Today’s Pastors: Help from the Puritans. In one of the closing chapters, Joel Beeke and Terry Slachter remind their fellow pastors of the reward of grace. “The hope of … Continue reading