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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. 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. 273 A Few Thoughts about My History with Jay Adams

Ep. 273 A Few Thoughts about My History with Jay Adams

Shows Main Idea – Jay Adams is the father of the biblical counseling movement. Every person who does biblical counseling today owes a debt of gratitude to Jay. He was the person the Lord chose to raise the flag of discipleship practices in the modern… Continue Reading …

Ep. 253 Am I the Only ACBC Continuationist Fellow?

Ep. 253 Am I the Only Continuationist Fellow_

Shows Main Idea – Are you a Trinitarian? Do you believe the Holy Spirit is part of the Godhead? What is your doctrine of the Spirit? How does the Spirit of God actively and practically operate in your life? Do you believe He has ceased… Continue Reading …

Ep. 252 The Miraculous Twists and Turns That Led to This Ministry

Ep. 252 The Miraculous Twists and Turns That Led to This Ministry

Shows Main Idea – An amazing thing can happen when you stop grumbling and complaining. At least, that is what happened to me. How many of you have experienced surprising grace and ministry advancement after you repented of a specific sin? Did you know that… Continue Reading …

Ep. 251 The Absolute Best Counseling That You Can Give Anyone

Ep. 251 The Absolute Best Counseling That You Can Give Anyone

Shows Main Idea – Sometimes a counselor will second-guess the counseling they provided; they are not sure they gave the best advice. Whenever you are discipling, counseling, or advising someone, you must learn to rest in the confidence that what you said was the best… 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 …

Ep. 230 When the Integrationist and Biblical Counselor Are Right

Ep. 230 When the Integrationist and Biblical Counselor Are Right

Shows Main Idea – A Supporting Member asked, How do I see Christ as so glorious that meeting my own needs fade? How do I help someone else put their needs in perspective? In my big hurts, I have tried meditating on Christ and His… 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. 210 Six Non-negotiable Qualities of an Excellent Counselor

Shows Main Idea – Most Christians know that all Christians can counsel (Romans 15:14). Biblical counselors have been beating that drum for years. And we also know that there are gradations within the counseling demographic; some are formal, and others are informal counselors. The question is,… Continue Reading …