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Ep. 404 How to Respond When Someone Gossips to You

Ep. 404 How to Respond When Someone Gossips to You

Shows Main Idea – What do you do when someone data-dumps on you about someone else? You did not ask for it, but the person gossiped about another person—perhaps a friend of yours—and it was unsolicited. These situations are almost always messy, leaving you uncomfortable… Continue Reading …

Ep. 381 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 14

Ep. 381 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 14

Shows Main Idea – This episode review of The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill speaks to the aftermath of Mark Driscoll’s resignation from the church. Mike Cosper from Christianity Today interviews an eclectic group of folks who talk about the heartbreak, turmoil, fear, as… Continue Reading …

Ep. 379 Hope in God Does Not Change Your Circumstances

Ep. 379 Hope In God Does Not Change Your Circumstances

Shows Main Idea – Hope in God is like a telescope that has a practical, eschatological application. It does not change your circumstances, but it gives you a perspective that buoys you while in your trouble. David talked about the hope he had in God… Continue Reading …

Ep. 377 Webinar: The Skill of Asking Insightful Questions

Ep. 376 Webinar The Skill of Asking Insightful Questions

Show Main Idea: Knowing how to ask the right questions to help people understand themselves while leading them to a better place in their situations and relationships is an essential discipleship gift. In this webinar, Rick does a deep-dive into questions asking. He does not… Continue Reading …

Ep. 367 Is It Wise for Me to Attend a Sovereign Grace Church?

Ep. 367 Is It Wise for Me to Attend a Sovereign Grace Church

Shows Main Idea – Because of my former relationship with Sovereign Grace Ministries, now Sovereign Grace Churches, people come to me asking for my take on that organization. They are frequently asking because they are in a Sovereign Grace church or are thinking about attending… Continue Reading …

Ep. 359 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 7

Ep. 359 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 7

Shows Main Idea – In this episode of The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill from Christianity Today, the primary talking point is the church’s leadership. Should you have a group of leaders or one man at the top. In the case of Mars Hill,… Continue Reading …

Ep. 357 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 5

Ep. 357 Response to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 5

Shows Main Idea – This review is of episode five in The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill podcast series from Christianity Today. It begins with a warning similar to the last episode about prescreening before listening to it with others. This episode is not… Continue Reading …

Ep. 337 Four Mastermind Students Share Their Program Experience

Ep. 337 Four Mastermind Students Share Their Program Experience

Shows Main Idea – A potential Mastermind student had some questions about our all online training. I asked her to ask those questions to our students. In this episode, four of our students share their perspectives about the program—the expectations, struggles, and benefits. If you’re… Continue Reading …

Ep. 319 A Key to a Husband’s Leadership Is Awareness of Those Following

Ep. 319 A Key to a Husband's Leadership Is Awareness of Those Following

Shows Main Idea – A husband cannot lead well without understanding his wife. How would he know how to lead her if he did not know her or take the time to understand her? Who would want to follow someone who did not care what… 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 …