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Ep. 341 Webinar: Examining and Identifying the Target of Change

The source of our struggles finds its root in our hearts. Rick leads you through these issues in this outstanding webinar, Target of Change

Shows Main Idea – When someone shares with you a personal struggle, you want to help them think through the internal tensions that have created the external outcomes. The source of our personal struggles finds its root in our hearts. The first course of action… Continue Reading …

Ep. 338 Webinar: How to Identify Ruling Motives of the Heart

Ep. 338 Webinar How to Identify Ruling Motives of the Heart

Shows Main Idea – All of our sin patterns are rooted in our practical theology, at the level of our hearts, rather than in the behavioral patterns of our perceived problems. In this webinar, Rick takes you on a deep dive inside our idol factories,… Continue Reading …

Ep. 335 Webinar: Doctrine of Repentance, the Christian’s Secret Weapon

Ep. 335 Webinar Doctrine of Repentance, Christian's Secret Weapon

Shows Main Idea – The doctrine of repentance is the Christian’s secret weapon because they are the only ones who can change from the inside out with true heart transformation that sustainably affects behaviors. Rick walks you through the thirteen steps to practical life change… Continue Reading …

Ep. 325 Webinar: The Most Powerful Way to Help Someone Change

Ep. 325 Webinar The Most Powerful Way to Help Someone Change

Shows Main Idea – Your friend needs to change. How do you help her change? Maybe your husband is stuck in a bad habit, and you want him to change. What is your change process? Perhaps your wife is nagging and criticizing you. How are… Continue Reading …

Ep. 322 Webinar: Family, Friends, and Other Secondary Considerations

Ep. 322 Family, Friends, and Other Secondary Considerations

Shows Main Idea – When secondary goals—no matter how wonderful they are—become our primary aim for others, we will damage our relationships. In this webinar, Rick talks about the dangers of elevating expectations for others to change while presenting a better way to think about… Continue Reading …

Ep. 279 The Problem with Overly Blaming Men for Relationship Problems

Shows Main Idea – There are always two guilty people in any relationship problem. One could be “more guilty” than the other, but neither of them operated flawlessly during their relationship. If you’re not honest about what happened between them, you will not have a chance… Continue Reading …

Ep. 236 When Is It Right and Wrong to Disobey the Government?

Ep. 236 When Is It Right and Wrong to Disobey the Government?

Shows Main Idea – It’s an age-old question that has not lost relevance, even in our post-modern culture. The tension that each Christian has to wrestle with is, should we obey God or the state? When is it right or wrong to disobey the government? The… Continue Reading …

Ep. 183 If You Want to Change, Stop Reading Our Stuff

Shows Main Idea – The more accurate title is, “If You Want to Change, Stop Reading So Much of Our Stuff.” More is not better if the goal is to lock sound teaching into your long-term memory bank, which is how transformation happens, humanly speaking.… Continue Reading …

Ep. 180 It’s Critical to Know that You’ll Always Be Angry

Shows Main Idea – Changing your thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors can be challenging for some individuals. Did you know there are a few issues that you can repent of quickly, and there are others that recur time and again? And did you know it’s possible… Continue Reading …

Ep. 170 Learning to Trust God While Caring for Others

Shows Main Idea – I was supervising one of our Mastermind students, and she was sharing about how she struggles with speaking the truth to those whom she disciples. Her concern was that she might say the wrong things, which could lead to hurting the… Continue Reading …