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Ep. 316 A Visual Mindmap Walking Through Church Conflict

Ep. 316 A Visual Mindmap Walking Through Church Conflict

Shows Main Idea – Conflict is unavoidable when two or more people gather for ongoing interaction. Agreeing on everything is not possible nor demanded. Know how to work through relational conflict is vital. This mindmap presents a visual walk through how to handle conflict in… Continue Reading …

Ep. 315 The Dangerous Challenge for Standing on Your Convictions

Ep. 315 The Dangerous Challenge for Standing On Your Convictions

Shows Main Idea – Standing strong for conservative principles did not have a heavy price tag not so long ago. That day has passed. The Christian community is wrestling through the challenges of holding to our convictions as we recognize that every decision has a… Continue Reading …

Ep. 314 It Takes Courage To Understand a Person the Right Way

Ep. 314 It Takes Courage to Understand a Person the Right Way

Shows Main Idea – Understanding someone is more in-depth than understanding what is happening to a person. Too often, hurt people only want someone to understand them so that they feel affirmation and validation. This critical need is one of six things that make up… Continue Reading …

Ep. 313 10 Helpful Ideas When Speaking against the Cancel Culture

Ep. 313 Helpful Ideas When Speaking Against the Cancel Culture

Shows Main Idea – At the request of one of our supporters, I have been producing a few podcasts on the cancel culture. She’s not the only one. Every caring Christian has concerns for what is happening in our society, specifically, the cancel culture. In… Continue Reading …

Ep. 312 A Cancel Culture Manipulates Everyone To See Things as They Do

Ep. 312 A Cancel Culture Manipulates Everyone to See Things As They Do

Shows Main Idea – The cancel culture is a leaderless mob of like-minded activists who use manipulative tactics to browbeat everyone else into conforming to their dictates. Because there is no leader, it makes it hard to push against them. It’s an idea, worldview, presupposition,… Continue Reading …

Ep. 311 Racism Is Not the Most Plausible Answer to the Atlanta Murders

Ep. 311 Racism Is Not the Most Plausible Way to Think About the Atlanta Murders

Shows Main Idea – “Every evil event perpetrated by a white person on a non-white person is racism.” Do you believe that statement? If you do, you’ll need to prove it, which you can’t. The individual who makes outsized statements about racism has a wrong… Continue Reading …

Ep. 310 Mix Power with Disdain for Others: You Get Cancel Culture

Ep. 310 Mix Power with Disdain for Others_ You Get Cancel Culture

Shows Main Idea – What is the cancel culture? How does it happen, and possibly more importantly, what can we do about it? Canceling out others has reached pandemic proportions, and it’s no longer the entertainment and media elites as its prey. They are coming… Continue Reading …

Ep. 309 Could I Start a Ministry in a Church with a Different Vision?

Ep. 309 Could I Start a Ministry In a Church With a Different Vision_

Shows Main Idea – When you have a burden for a ministry in your church that is at odds with your church’s leadership’s vision for that local body, how should you proceed? Perhaps you see “doing church” differently, but your leaders do not hold your… Continue Reading …

Ep. 308 Four Talks on Truth, Contentment, Relationships, and Submission

Ep. 308 Four Talks on Truth, Contentment, Relationships, and Submission

Shows Main Idea – What do truth, contentment, relationships, and submission have in common? Recently, Rick shared these ideas with a few of his Mastermind Students. Then he put those thoughts in four short videos. This podcast is the audio version of those vitally relevant… Continue Reading …

Ep. 307 Stop Using My Resources To Make a Person Conform

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Shows Main Idea – I received this email from a hurting wife who said, “My husband is abusive. He followed you and sent so many articles from you to me, showing how I needed to change. I know you don’t like the word abuse, so… Continue Reading …