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Counseling One Another

June 14, 2019
by Paul Tautges
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Why the Psychological Church Will Always End Up Diminishing the Cross of Christ

In 1 Corinthians 1:17, the apostle Paul establishes the preaching of Christ as his highest priority. He does this to turn the Corinthians’ attention away from humanistic philosophy to “the word of the cross.” Take a moment to read the … Continue reading

November 15, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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4 Problems and Pitfalls of Psychiatric Diagnoses

When it comes to psychiatric diagnoses and Christians, we are typically too warm or too cold. Michael Emlet, from the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF), calls this The Goldilocks Principle. Either we are too warm (too accepting) of diagnoses, … Continue reading

May 2, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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The Mind, Body, and Medications

In my ongoing study of the subject of mental/emotional illness, counseling, and the church; I found a very helpful chapter in the recently released book, Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling. The final chapter, “The Complex Mind/Body Connection,” is written by Dr. Laura … Continue reading

February 24, 2012
by Paul Tautges
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For or Against Psychology?

The word “psychology” brings many different thoughts and images to people’s minds. What exactly does it mean, or does it perhaps have many different meanings depending on its use and context? This 10-minute video, posted by the Biblical Counseling Coalition, … Continue reading

July 9, 2011
by Paul Tautges
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When Jesus Confronts “Borderline Personality Disorder”

Here’s an encouraging 7-minute video that exalts Jesus who came to set us free and reshape our entire lives. “The people who get this label [Borderline Personality Disorder] are really stuck. These are deep, deep weeds to live your life … Continue reading