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Ep. 368 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 12

Ep. 368 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 12 (1)

Shows Main Idea – There is a thin line between standing for God and falling into pride. The determining factors are a person’s character and how they use the gifts God has given to them. If a person’s character is wrong, they will manipulate their… Continue Reading …

Ep. 356 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 4

Ep. 356 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 4

Shows Main Idea – This review is of episode four in the Christianity Today (CT) series, The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill. CT warns the listeners that you may want to prescreen this episode due to the sexual nature and language. I concur. It… Continue Reading …

Ep. 355 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 3

Ep. 355 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 3

Shows Main Idea – In this podcast, I’m reviewing the third episode in the series from Christianity Today called, The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, the church planted and led by Mark Driscoll. The title of this episode is “You Read Your Bible, Ringo?”… Continue Reading …

Ep. 354 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 2

Shows Main Idea – Christianity Today (CT) put together a multi-episode podcast series that chronicles the story of Mars Hill Church (MH) led by Mark Driscoll. The church was planted in 1996 and dissolved in 2014. At its height, they had 15,000+ attendees/members from fifteen… Continue Reading …

Ep. 300 A Four-Point Leadership Analysis To Evaluate Yourself

Ep. 300 A Four Point Leadership Analysis to Evaluate Yourself

Shows Main Idea – In this episode, Rick walks you through the four-point leadership assessment process that he implements to help his students identify their strengths and weaknesses while giving them an idea of how they can best serve God in their communities. These four… Continue Reading …

Ep. 283 Why Our Counselor Training Program Is unlike Any Other

Ep. 283 Why Our Counselor Training Program Is Unlike Any Other

Shows Main Idea – One of the things that I talk about in our Mastermind program is how there is no passing or failing: how traditional education and training work. Appealing for a good grade could be one of the worst things we could do… Continue Reading …

Ep. 266 When Biblical Counselors Don’t Act like Biblical Counselors

Ep. 266 When Biblical Counselors Don't Act Like Biblical Counselors

Shows Main Idea – I recently posted a few concerns about the Duluth Model Power and Control Wheel in response to a biblical counselor who asked. This biblical counselor was okay with the critique and shared similar concerns. I then posted my concerns on the… Continue Reading …

Ep. 261 The Biggest Danger to Sheltering Your Children from the World

Ep. 261 The Biggest Danger to Sheltering Your Children from the World

Shows Main Idea – Some parents believe separating their children from the world is the best way to go. Others practice introducing their children incrementally to the world, while the third type of parents let their children imbibe in the world. There is one thing… Continue Reading …

Ep. 254 The Repercussions of Being a Certified Biblical Counselor

Ep. 254 The Repercussions of Being a Certified Biblical Counselor

Shows Main Idea – Test yourself: when you think of a certified biblical counselor, what comes to mind? The more direct question is, do you believe a certified biblical counselor is a skilled counselor? Within the biblical counseling world, there are options for a person… Continue Reading …

Ep. 241 What If I’m Not Smart Enough to Do Biblical Counseling?

Ep. 241 What If I'm Not Smart Enough to Do Biblical Counseling?

Show’s Main Idea – One of our students read one of our books in our Mastermind Program, and begin to wonder if he had the necessary IQ to do biblical counseling. The book is heady and requires a high level of reflective thinking to grasp… Continue Reading …