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Counseling One Another

June 26, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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10 Ways Church Leaders May Cultivate Gossip-Resistance

This is the final post in a series drawn from Matt Mitchell’s book entitled Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging Tongue. Today, I summarize the Bonus Chapter written to church leaders, which gives counsel as to how to … Continue reading

September 8, 2016
by Paul Tautges
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1-Day Marriage & Family Conference in Cleveland, Ohio

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” Now, of course, we know that’s not true. The Bible warns us that our words have power. They can either destroy or nourish. There is one whose … Continue reading

September 8, 2016
by Paul Tautges
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Proverbs 12:25, Anxiety and Depression, and Healing Speech

Recently, while preparing to teach a master’s in biblical counseling course in Ukraine, I’ve been thinking about the body/soul connection; i.e. the fact that we are embodied spirits—each part affecting the other. In particular, my thoughts have been on Proverbs … Continue reading

January 30, 2015
by Paul Tautges
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8 Days w/o My iPhone

Yesterday, my considerate wife made a special trip into town to deliver to my workplace the replacement phone for which I had (impatiently!) waited 8 days. At first, those days seemed like forever, but the more time passed by the … Continue reading