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Ep. 172 Seven Ways to Find Help

Shows Main Idea – Our ministry works hard at serving folks who have real-life questions, situational difficulties, personal problems, and relational challenges. Because helping people is vital to us, we are always praying, discerning, strategizing, and changing so we can meet them with practical, Christ-centered… Continue Reading …

Ep. 162 A Superb Way to Put on a Church Conference

Shows Main Idea – The most effective conferences are those that have a long ramp-up time, a comprehensive pre-conference week, the conference sessions, and an extended period for “working out the conference” after it ends. This concept is what we did in Canada. Listen to… Continue Reading …

Ep. 159 Distinguishing Good and Excellent Counselors

Shows Main Idea – Everybody can counsel according to their God-given capacity, which implies that there are differences between good counselors and excellent ones. In this podcast, I’m going to talk about those differences. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,

Ep. 155 Rick, Why Do You Use the Word Psychology?

Shows Main Idea – Mailbag: During a few of your podcasts as well as on the free counseling training introduction I noticed you used the same language. I have a Masters in Counseling Psychology and what I do know is psychology is a humanistic approach… Continue Reading …

Ep. 150 Kevin Hurt, Executive Director of IABC

Shows Main Idea – Rick Thomas sat down with Kevin Hurt, Executive Director of the IABC to talk about counseling, discipleship, the local church, and how to do soul care well. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,

Ep. 136 The Thing That Distinguishes Our Ministry

Shows Main Idea – Every ministry is unique in its own way. There are elements of an organization that makes it stand out from others. These differences do not make it better, but different. And there is something different about us. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

Ep. 126 Good and Not As Good Discipleship Practices

Shows Main Idea – There is a historical way of doing discipleship taught in the New Testament and a new modern way that adapts better to how we want to live. Though the new way is popular and fits our fast-paced life, it’s a bad… Continue Reading …

Ep. 117 Four Reasons You Should Not Take Our Mastermind Training

Shows Main Idea – We have a consistent interest in our Mastermind Training, as more folks benefit from our resources. The primary reason they want our training is that they love the content we produce, and they want to go deeper into it. But most… Continue Reading …

Ep. 112 A Biblical Perspective On Disorders

Shows Main Idea – Understanding disorders through a biblical lens is rare for today’s Christian. In this episode, Rick walks you through how to think about behavioral disorders using the Bible as your presupposition. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,

Ep. 97 Julie Ganschow Interview

Shows Main Idea – I had the privilege of interviewing Julie Ganschow at the IABC Biblical Counseling Conference in Westminster, CO. Julie is the founder and Director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center in Kansas City, MO. You will be encouraged as you listen to Julie’s… Continue Reading …