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Ep. 339 What Is the Difference between Christian and Biblical Counseling?

Ep. 339 What Is the Difference Between Christian and Biblical Counseling

Shows Main Idea – Rick answers two questions in this episode. First, what is the difference between Christian counseling and biblical counseling? And do you have any updates on the International Association of Biblical Counselors (IABC) debacle from 2018? Understanding counseling and counseling movements are… Continue Reading …

Ep. 248 A Key Aspect to Marriage If You Want to Be One Flesh

Ep. 248 A Key Aspect If You Want to Be One Flesh

Shows Main Idea – “I cannot imagine a situation where my wife was struggling with something, and I, as her husband, was not part of the process of helping her. I’m not saying I would be at every counseling session with her, but I would… Continue Reading …

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. 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 …

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. 123 What Is a Christological View Of Discipleship?

Shows Main Idea – How would you describe Christian discipleship? Or biblical counseling? If someone were to ask you for the core components of soul care, what would you tell them? In this podcast, I articulate the four primary themes that make up the why… Continue Reading …

Ep. 119 A Man’s Ministry May Be More Than You Think

Shows Main Idea – An individual’s ministry never starts “out there somewhere” but always within their immediate sphere of influence. If you do not take care of those closest to you, it is likely you will compromise what you do “out there,” even to the… 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,

Ep. 94 Unpacking Christian Accountability From the Beginning

Shows Main Idea – What comes to your mind when you hear the word accountability? For too many Christians, the word conjures up harshness or disinterest. This podcast re-examines this idea of soul care and places it within a Christian construct. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

Ep. 91 Four Reasons You Want to Listen Well When Helping Others

Shows Main Idea – There are several reasons to listen well when caring for others, and only one of those is to find out what is happening in the individual’s life. The art of listening has many facets. Let me explain. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …