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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. 250 How to Tell If Too Much Social Media Is Bad for Your Soul

Ep. 250 How to Tell If Too Much Social Media Is Bad for Your Soul

Shows Main Idea – The news is a drag that can drag you down and suck the joy from your soul. God did not build your mind to hold all the anger, gossip, pain, suffering, rage, and destruction of the world. You have a small… Continue Reading …

Ep. 249 What Is Reactive Racism and Reflective Racism?

Ep. 249 What Is Reactive Racism and Reflective Racism

Shows Main Idea – Reactive racism is a spontaneous, lack of self-control moment where you say something unkind to someone. Reflective racism is more introspective and internalized. It’s a genuine racist. You might say it like, “He’s a racist.” Which one are you? Maybe you’re… 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. 247 Our 12-Year Anniversary Ministry Update

Ep. 247 Our 12-Year Anniversary Ministry Update

Shows Main Idea – July 03, 2008, was the first day of this ministry. I wrote a blog post, not knowing where it would go. Eventually, came podcasts, videos, interactive forums, counseling school, books, speaking events, and much more.  We are about to begin our… Continue Reading …

Ep. 246 Rick Answers More of Your Facebook Questions

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Show’s Main Idea – Should I confess my hidden sin to my pastor? What does it mean for God to perfect you in your weakness? We’re starting small groups and wondered your thoughts on bringing kids from the world into our meetings with the church… Continue Reading …

Ep. 245 Rick Answers Your Eclectic Facebook Questions

Ep. 245 Rick Answers Your Many and Eclectic Facebook Questions

Show’s Main Idea – Lots of questions from our community. Rick tackles some of your most pressing matters in this podcast. For example, how to make a living as a Christian counselor? How do you respond to a person who won’t forgive you? What happens… Continue Reading …

Ep. 244 When a Church Is More Theological Than Pastoral

Ep. 244 When a Church Is More Theological Than Pastoral

Show’s Main Idea – My Mastermind student asked me about a 2,000 member church that does not broadcast their church meetings during the COVID-19 season. She asked for my perspective. What do you think? Should a church not preach sermons to its members if they… Continue Reading …

Ep. 243 How To Leave Churches, Ministries, Employers, Etc.

Ep. 243 How to Leave a Churches, Ministries, Employers, Etc.

Show’s Main Idea – I interact with folks leaving ministries regularly, which reminds me of something many believers don’t think about, which is showing honor to the leadership before you leave. In the last three weeks, I’ve had three encounters with people leaving churches or… Continue Reading …