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Ep. 171 Ministering to One Another Should be Supreme

Shows Main Idea – Rick preached this powerful message at Grace and Truth Community Church in Delaware. He was encouraging that body to be more intentional in their soul care endeavors. He said during the message that “the Bible calls you to live differently from… 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. 166 Six Key Ideas When Starting a Counseling Ministry

Shows Main Idea – Starting a counseling ministry is a rewarding process. Knowing how to do it is critical. In this podcast, I share with you six key ideas to answer as you prepare to counsel others. This list is not exhaustive. If you would… Continue Reading …

Ep. 164 If You’re Serious about Change, Do These Things

Shows Main Idea – Nearly, without exception, people who come to counseling do not have dependable, competent companions surrounding them, who speak into their lives. There can be many reasons for this, of course. Here are a few dependable companions that I try to implement in… Continue Reading …

Ep. 159 Distinguishing Good and Excellent Counselors

Shows Main Idea – Everybody can counsel according to their God-given capacity, which implies that there are differences between good counselors and excellent ones. In this podcast, I’m going to talk about those differences. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,

Ep. 144 Q&A: Salvation, No Passion, and Biblical Certification

Shows Main Idea – Question and Answer with Rick Thomas: (1) Is it possible to be a Christian but have little passion for the Lord? (2) I want to grow in discipleship but do I need a biblical certification? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts… 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. 126 Good and Not As Good Discipleship Practices

Shows Main Idea – There is a historical way of doing discipleship taught in the New Testament and a new modern way that adapts better to how we want to live. Though the new way is popular and fits our fast-paced life, it’s a bad… Continue Reading …

Ep. 118 A Few Ways We Can Help Your Church or Ministry

Shows Main Idea – A common question to our ministry is about how our ministry can serve individuals, churches, and other ministries. In this podcast, I elaborate on a few of the ways we help the body of Christ. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts… Continue Reading …

Ep. 115 What Is “Body-to-Body Ministry” In the Local Church?

Shows Main Idea – God has called every Christian to disciple other Christians. This opportunity is not for an elite set of Christian, but the privilege of every person that the Lord has regenerated. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,