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Ep. 366 Webinar: Engaging the Culture, Bringing Jesus to the World

Ep. 366 Webinar Engaging the Culture, Bringing Jesus to the World

Show Main Idea: There is a full-on culture war as social evangelists try to persuade, intimidate, censor, and influence anyone to their worldview. It’s no longer acceptable for conservatives to sit on the sidelines, siloing, hoping for a better day. Silo Christianity is when believers… Continue Reading …

Ep. 332 Webinar: The Benefit of Being Intentionally Intrusive

Ep. 332 Webinar The Benefit of Being Intentionally Intrusive

Shows Main Idea – This webinar helps you build better community life, whether in your marriage, family, church, or other relational contexts. Rick practically delves into Hebrews 10:19-25 and practicalizes it in such a way that you will benefit from biblically intrusive interactions with your… Continue Reading …

Ep. 320 Webinar: How to Enjoy the Best Possible Communication

Ep. 320 How to Enjoy the Best Possible Communication with Someone

Shows Main Idea – The most authentic and best possible communication that you can have with someone is when you’re sharing your most precious treasure with them, and they are reciprocating. Only Christians can have this depth of communication because you must be alive—not dead—in… Continue Reading …

Ep. 293 Three Things a Couple Should Know for a Lasting Marriage

Ep. 293 Three Things Every Couple Need to Know to Have a Lasting Marriage

Shows Main Idea – Rick met with a young couple for pre-marriage counseling recently, and the man asked him for the top things they needed to know to have a great marriage. He shared three things with this couple. After the counseling session, he turned… Continue Reading …

Ep. 224 My Church Is Not Transparent and It’s Frustrating

Ep. 224 My Church Is Not Transparent and It's Frustrating

Shows Main Idea – One of the more common and often accurate complaints about a local church is the lack of openness among the people. This problem is not isolated to merely one church, but a typical struggle for many. The critical question in this podcast… Continue Reading …

Ep. 214 Getting to the Heart of the Matter With a Combative Couple

Getting to the Heart of a Combative Couple

Shows Main Idea – What you see with any person or couple that you’re helping is not the primary thing you must know. You need to understand how to penetrate the noise and chaos of their lives, and the insight to drill to the heart… Continue Reading …

Ep. 204 Sticks, Stones, and Words Will Hurt You

Shows Main Idea – From the President of the United States to the church attendee, everyone is weaponizing their words, seemingly. We can use our communication to hurt or heal; we have a choice of how we assemble and deploy our words. Listen to the… Continue Reading …

Ep. 189 Helping Someone Break Free from Fear

Shows Main Idea – Fear is a typical “fallen problem” for all of us. Born in Adam, we come into the world crippled by shame, guilt, and fear. Without the restorative help and power of the gospel, our Adam fallenness will metastasize until hopelessness takes… Continue Reading …

Ep. 163 Why Being Quick to Speak Is Critically Biblical

Shows Main Idea – Being a good discipler implies you must be a talker. Indeed, you cannot counsel (or disciple) anyone well if you do not talk. Sometimes we interpret James wrong where he implores us not to be quick to speak. James is talking… Continue Reading …

Ep. 140 The Downside of Accountability Partners

Shows Main Idea – The accountability partner idea can be a useful context for two individuals to meet up to care for each other. But many times these relationships run out of steam for various reasons. The Bible has a better way to think about soul… Continue Reading …