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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 …

Do Your Friends Permit You To Be Imperfect?

Do Your Friends Permit You To Be Imperfect?

There are two general categories of people who attend a local church meeting on any given Sunday. Those who sin and admit it and those who sin and are unwilling or tentative about admitting it. Two people groups, and one common denominator—we all sin. Listen… Continue Reading …

How Do You Help a Person Who Is Stuck on Herself?

Trying to be perfect in an imperfect world to garner the good opinion of others will hurt your relationships with God, family, and friends. Let me illustrate how this works with my friend Mable. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play,… Continue Reading …

I’m Imperfect, You’re Imperfect, Let’s Get over Ourselves

One of the most challenging things a person will ever do is let others know the secrets of who he honestly is. It is ironic in a way because we’re all messed up. Everyone is the same. Nobody is perfect. Listen to the podcast Our… Continue Reading …

Connecting the Gospel to Perfectionism

Perfectionism is a fear-motivated response from a person not comfortable with who she is. She realizes something is wrong with her. She senses an “internal awkwardness.” She is not comfortable in her skin. Rather than fleeing to God to fix what is wrong, her solution… Continue Reading …

Day 3 – Teen Devotion: Parents Aren’t Perfect

Day 3 - Teen Devotion_ Parents Aren't Perfect

Everybody knows that people aren’t perfect. We can agree quickly on this truth until the imperfections of others affect us. One of the most painful life lessons for me was getting over the shortcomings of my parents. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Your High Standards Tempt Me to Lie

Mable is insecure. It is hard for her to admit mistakes. Trying to be perfect in an imperfect world while craving the opinion of others are two ways in which her self-righteousness truncates her relationships with God and others. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts… Continue Reading …

Case Study: She Has an Anxious Need to Be Right

Mable is a perfectionist. Though her desire to be perfect is illogical and she is unable to maintain the high standard that she holds everyone else to, Mable is relentless in her pursuit to present herself in a manner that she wants others to perceive… Continue Reading …

Torment Is Trying to Be Perfect

Ever tried to be perfect? Is it hard for you to let others know you messed up? Are you tempted to present yourself in ways that are not exactly true to who you are? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play,… Continue Reading …