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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 …

Ep. 168 The Dawning Reality of Who You Really Married

Shows Main Idea – When expectations, hopes, and dreams for your marriage collide with reality, it can rest heavy on your soul and even tempt you to despair as you ponder the possibility of a “life sentence” with a spouse who may never change. Listen… Continue Reading …

Ep. 127 Good, Better, and Best Contexts For Change

Shows Main Idea – God can change you regardless of the context or the means. He saved me while I was alone, reading a book with weak theology. But there are better contexts for change to happen in your life. This podcast walks through good,… Continue Reading …

Ep. 116 The Loving Necessity Of “Judging” Others

Shows Main Idea – Biblical discernment is a huge issue for anyone who wants to care for another person. Anytime you’re discipling someone you have to make judgment calls about the person you’re discipling. There is no way around this truth. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …