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Ep. 336 A Very Personal Story about Death and God’s Goodness

Ep. 336 A Very Personal Story about Death and God's Goodness

Shows Main Idea – When a loved one dies, it’s a painful experience for all those left behind. Indeed, we know “he is better off” if he’s a believer, but what if he isn’t or if you’re unsure? In this episode, Rick retells the horrific… Continue Reading …

Ep. 299 How to Interact with a Pastor with Known Sin

Ep. 299 How to Interact with a Pastor with Known Sin

Shows Main Idea – You’re on a church staff or part of a church’s leadership team. You become aware of a fellow leader in known sin. How are you to help him? What are some things you should consider with a brother or sister who… Continue Reading …

Ep. 290 Learning How to Respond to a World You Don’t Like Anymore

Ep. 290 Learning How to Respond In a World You Don't Like Anymore

Shows Main Idea – This moment in American history is one of the best opportunities for Christians to make a difference. In the past we operated in an 18 percent gray world that was neither hot nor cold. Today, it’s darker than at any time… 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. 81 How Can I Get My Husband To Be All In When He’s Home?

Shows Main Idea – My husband was told that he must be “all in” at home rather than just being here but not engaged. He said he did not know what it meant to be “all in” at home. Can you help us practically? Listen… Continue Reading …

Ep. 78 When Ministry and Family Priorities Collide

Shows Main Idea – When there is a conflict between a family event (visit, party, babysitting, etc.) and a ministry event (counseling, visit the jail, home group, church meeting, etc.) and if all things are equal, does ministry to those outside family come before family… Continue Reading …

Ep. 39 Thirteen Ways to Respond to In-Laws Who Reject You

Shows Main Idea – How do you respond when a family member does not accept you? Family conflict is commonplace because we live in a fallen world. Here are thirteen things you can practically apply to any of your struggling relationships, though I’m speaking specifically… Continue Reading …