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Chibueze Wachuku
 Nov 28, 2019
Amazing teachings. Would definitely change your very outlook on life and living.

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 Nov 18, 2019
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 Jan 28, 2019
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 Aug 12, 2018
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 Jul 24, 2018
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Rick Warren is an innovative pastor, renowned author, and global influencer.

Episode Date
A Faith That Reduces Quarreling - Part 2
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach how God helps us overcome the selfish desires within us that keep us from living the way he created us to live.
Nov 24, 2020
A Faith That Reduces Quarreling - Part 1
Even though we quarrel with others, our biggest conflict is always with God. Join Pastor Rick as he examines how God helps us overcome the selfish desires within us that keep us from living the way he created us to live.
Nov 23, 2020
A Faith for Facing an Uncertain Future - Part 2
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach from the Bible about how we can avoid presuming or procrastinating about the future.
Nov 20, 2020
A Faith for Facing an Uncertain Future - Part 1
The Bible teaches us to make the most of our time. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how we can avoid presuming or procrastinating about the future.
Nov 19, 2020
A Faith That Keeps Me from Playing God in the Lives of Others - Part 3
If you want to be like Jesus, stop judging the world and start pointing people to Jesus Christ. As Christians, we want others to be saved, not just judged.
Nov 18, 2020
A Faith That Keeps Me from Playing God in the Lives of Others - Part 2
The Bible says it’s not your job to judge others. That belongs to God because, as James says, God is the only true lawgiver and judge.
Nov 17, 2020
A Faith That Keeps Me from Playing God in the Lives of Others - Part 1
We are often quick to judge others because of our own guilt or pride. We make excuses for our own behavior and we accuse others of something worse.  Join Pastor Rick as he examines why we are so quick to judge others.
Nov 16, 2020
Recovering from Traumatic Experiences - Part 2
Nothing is hidden from God. He sees it all. He is working everything for good, even when you can’t see it or imagine how. One day, he will make it all right for the sake of his name and his glory. With Jesus Christ as Lord of your life, you can rest in the knowledge of God’s justice and the comfort of his love.  
Nov 13, 2020
Recovering from Traumatic Experiences - Part 1
God hasn’t just seen every tear you've cried. He's counted them. He's even recorded them in a book. You may be in tremendous pain right now, thinking God doesn't care. But the Bible says that God pays attention to the details of your pain.
Nov 12, 2020
Changing How I Think About Pain - Part 3
The Bible teaches that the highest and best use of your pain is when you choose to serve others, instead of focusing on yourself. Join Pastor Rick as he explains why we need to change the way we think about pain.
Nov 11, 2020
When Your Plan Doesn't Match God's Plan - Part 2
Pastor Rick gives you hope and wisdom from God’s Word in his message, “When Your Plan Doesn’t Match God’s Plan.”
Nov 10, 2020
When Your Plan Doesn't Match God's Plan - Part 1
Pastor Rick gives you hope and wisdom from God’s Word in his message, “When Your Plan Doesn’t Match God’s Plan.”
Nov 09, 2020
Changing How I Think About Pain - Part 2
Don't waste your pain. The Bible teaches you need to let it turn you to God, spend more time with him and his Word, and remind you of his promises.
Nov 09, 2020
Changing How I Think About Pain - Part 1
Your life will be transformed as you learn to worship, trust, and draw closer to God when you’re in pain. Learn why God is never closer to you than when you’re brokenhearted.
Nov 09, 2020
Defeating Discouragement - Part 3
To defeat discouragement, you need to figure out what recharges you emotionally and physically. God cares about your whole wellbeing, and he wants you to make a daily practice of recharging in every area of your life. When you are connected to God through a daily quiet time, you’ll receive the encouragement you need to persevere through whatever you’re facing.
Nov 06, 2020
Defeating Discouragement - Part 2
You may think your weaknesses are something to hide., but they're actually something God wants to use in your life. For this to happen, you’ll need to learn to recognize and respect your limitations and to trust in God’s power to accomplish his purpose for you.
Nov 05, 2020
Defeating Discouragement - Part 1
Nothing is more discouraging than trying to please everybody. If you're always trying to be something you're not, you’ll always be stressed and discouraged. To defeat discouragement, just be who God made you to be. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches why you don't have to be perfect for God to bless you, but you do have to be authentic.
Nov 04, 2020
How to Win Over Persistent Temptations - Part 3
The Bible is worthless to you when it’s sitting on a shelf at home. But with God’s Word in your mind, it becomes a powerful weapon to fight every temptation Satan can throw at you. In this message, Pastor Rick explains why memorizing God’s Word will help you overcome the persistent temptations in your life.
Nov 03, 2020
How to Win Over Persistent Temptations - Part 2
Don’t be intimidated by Satan. As a Christian, you have the Holy Spirit’s power in you. You’ve got God’s Word to give you truth. In fact, you’ve got Jesus who is the Truth. The Bible teaches you have everything you need to overcome your temptations.
Nov 02, 2020
How to Win Over Persistent Temptations - Part 1
You are far more vulnerable to temptation when you’re experiencing negative emotions. Satan knows what they are and will try to use them for your destruction. Shouldn’t you know what they are, too?
Oct 30, 2020
Rethinking the Problem of Sin - Part 3
Join Pastor Rick as he explains how to change the way you think by relying on the power and direction of the Holy Spirit.
Oct 29, 2020
Rethinking the Problem of Sin - Part 2
When you feel inadequate, it reveals your doubt in God’s power. God has said that his power shows up best in your weakness. That means if you think your sin will make you inadequate to serve God, you’re not thinking like God. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how God views sin and grace in your life.
Oct 28, 2020
Rethinking the Problem of Sin - Part 1
God wants you to center your life on him, but unfortunately sin puts the focus back on you. When you sin, it reveals an area in your life where you don’t trust God. Willpower will never be enough to break the power of sin in your life. Learn to think with the mind of Christ and watch what amazing fruit God will provide in your life.
Oct 27, 2020
Choosing to Manage My Mind - Part 2
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach how to focus your mind on the things that lead to the freedom found in Christ.
Oct 26, 2020
Choosing to Manage My Mind - Part 1
Does it seem like the thoughts you don’t want to think are what you can’t stop thinking about? How do you focus your mind on the things that lead to the freedom only found in Christ? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches the biblical way to manage your thoughts.
Oct 23, 2020
Learning to Think Like Jesus - Part 3
To have the mind of Christ means that you want to do God's will, even when it's painful, even when it's difficult, and even when it seems impossible. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how Jesus gave us the ultimate example of this the night before he went to the cross.
Oct 22, 2020
Learning to Think Like Jesus - Part 1
Jesus was always aware of God's presence because he knew who he was and what his purpose was. That means, when you learn to think like Jesus, you’ll become sensitive to the truth that God is always present in your life. You’ll know your purpose in life, and you’ll see how God is supporting you to succeed in your mission.
Oct 20, 2020
Why You Need to Think About What You Think About - Part 4
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to explain how biblical truth leads us to the life God wants us to live.
Oct 19, 2020
Why You Need to Think About What You Think About - Part 3
God’s truth always leads to life. That’s why the Bible teaches us to take every thought captive, so we can live the way God wants us to live.
Oct 16, 2020
Why You Need to Think About What You Think About - Part 2
Anytime you sin, you’re believing the lie that you’ll be better off going against God’s will. That is never true! Learn why the Bible says it’s important to think about what you think about.
Oct 15, 2020
Why You Need to Think About What You Think About - Part 1
As a believer, your goal is to learn to think like Jesus. This starts by seriously thinking about the things you think about. Learn why it is important to let God guide your thoughts.
Oct 14, 2020
When You're Harassed and Bullied - Part 2
The Bible teaches that we should maintain an eternal perspective when we experience trials and tribulations. Join Pastor Rick as he explains how to remain faithful when faced with harassment and bullying.
Oct 13, 2020
When You're Harassed and Bullied - Part 1
You need to remember when you’re harassed and bullied that the real source of all evil, meanness, and hatred comes from Satan. Pastor Rick shares how to fight the spiritual battle and not the person when you have a confrontation with a bully.
Oct 12, 2020
Being a Disciple in the Digital Age - Part 4
When God said to take the gospel to the nations, he meant for you to use every tool he’s provided to do that. Pastor Rick teaches in this message on how to use your cell phone to extend your witness and serve God.
Oct 09, 2020
Being a Disciple in the Digital Age - Part 3
Every person has been uniquely gifted for ministry in a way only they can do. And God can even use your cell phone to expand that ministry! In this message, Pastor Rick continues to teach how to use your smartphone phone to serve God.
Oct 08, 2020
Being a Disciple in the Digital Age - Part 2
If you’re not using your cell phone to enhance your spiritual growth, then you’re missing a huge opportunity that is right at your fingertips. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to explore five ways to use your smartphone for the glory of God.
Oct 07, 2020
Being a Disciple in the Digital Age - Part 1
You can use the technology God's put in your hands to worship him through songs, Scripture, and sermons and to stay connected to others. In these broadcasts, Pastor Rick looks at five ways your cell phone can help you walk with God in the digital age.
Oct 06, 2020
Creating Life Shaping Conversations - Part 3
One way to be a good listener is by asking open-ended questions and then not jumping to conclusions before you have all the facts. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach what the Bible says about becoming a great listener.
Oct 05, 2020
Creating Life Shaping Conversations - Part 2
Sometimes someone just needs to be heard. The Bible teaches us to be sensitive to how someone feels, because feelings may reveal more than words. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches why you need to let others share their feelings before trying to solve the problem.
Oct 02, 2020
Creating Life Shaping Conversations - Part 1
God says you become a great listener by looking at others with love and then investing as much time as it takes to understand what they’re saying. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches why when you speak and listen without love, your communication is limited.
Oct 01, 2020
Forming Healthy Friendships - Part 3
We need to choose friends who will challenge us spiritually and push us to think more clearly and deeply about God’s Word. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach about living in healthy community with other believers.
Sep 30, 2020
Forming Healthy Friendships - Part 2
We need to choose friends who consistently support us emotionally and spiritually—friends who say, “I'm here with you every step of the way.” Pastor Rick continues to teach in this message about living in healthy community with other believers.
Sep 29, 2020
Forming Healthy Friendships - Part 1
You can try to make progress on your own in the Christian life, but you’re not going to get very far. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches why we need friends who encourage us to grow spiritually and follow God’s plan for our lives.
Sep 28, 2020
Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Identity - Part 4
You have something to offer the world. No one else has ever been or will ever be like you, and no one will ever be able to make the unique contribution only you can make. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach about your identity in Christ.
Sep 25, 2020
Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Identity - Part 3
God says your value and worth are priceless. You are precious, treasured, and cherished by the God of the Universe. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick continues to teach about your identity in Christ and why God chose you for his family.
Sep 24, 2020
Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Identity - Part 2
The Bible says God created the entire universe because he wanted a family—and he wants you in his family! Join Pastor Rick as he teaches that God chose you for his family before you were even born and how that affects your identity.
Sep 23, 2020
Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Identity - Part 1
The Bible says you are in Christ, chosen, loved, accepted, and totally forgiven by God. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how, when you fully understand these things, it will be difficult for anyone to redefine who you are because you find your identity in Jesus.
Sep 22, 2020
Showing Fairness – Part 3
Pastor Rick uses this broadcast to remind us that God can turn any situation, no matter how unfair it may seem, into something beautiful that he can use for his glory.
Sep 21, 2020
Showing Fairness – Part 2
Suffering doesn’t automatically build character, but it can if you respond to it in a godly way. Pastor Rick explains how to deal with unfairness in a way that honors God.
Sep 18, 2020
Showing Fairness – Part 1
God could make the world completely fair in just a moment. In this message, Pastor Rick tells us why God doesn’t do that and how God wants you to respond.
Sep 17, 2020
Maintaining Moral Purity – Part 3
No matter how you’ve strayed from God’s design for sexuality, there’s hope and forgiveness available to you. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains how you can find a fresh start after moral failure.
Sep 16, 2020
Maintaining Moral Purity – Part 2
Garbage in, garbage out. That’s not just a cliché. It’s what the Bible teaches! In this message, Pastor Rick shares truths from God’s Word about making good choices that protect our moral purity.
Sep 15, 2020
Maintaining Moral Purity – Part 1
You can’t expect to maintain moral purity if you can’t agree on a standard. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick reminds us that purity begins with a commitment to live by God’s standard instead of making your own rules.
Sep 14, 2020
Offering Forgiveness – Part 2
Job’s story demonstrates how to deal with resentment in a healthy, God-honoring manner. Join Pastor Rick for this lesson on forgiveness.
Sep 11, 2020
A Faith That Keeps Me Hopeful – Part 2
God wants us to put our hope in him, regardless of our circumstances. Today is not the end of the story. Jesus is coming back someday! Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach how God can give you hope, even during terrible times.
Sep 10, 2020
A Faith That Keeps Me Hopeful – Part 1
An important precursor to experiencing hope during difficult times is to change your perspective, because you’re not going to take your problems into eternity. Listen as Pastor Rick explains how God uses even your terrible times for good.
Sep 09, 2020
A Faith That Makes Me More Merciful and Less Judgmental – Part 1
Why does God expect you to show mercy to everyone? How does God expect you to show mercy to everyone? Join Pastor Rick as he reveals the answers to these questions from the book of James.
Sep 08, 2020
A Faith That Helps Me Filter What I Say – Part 2
James says your tongue displays who you really are, because it reveals what’s going on inside your heart. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach from the book of James on how to control your words.
Sep 07, 2020
A Faith That Helps Me Filter What I Say – Part 1
Your words have tremendous influence and control over your life. In fact, your tongue can destroy your life quicker than anything else. That’s why you need to ask God to help you filter your words. Join Pastor Rick for this study in James.
Sep 04, 2020
Facing Darkness, Finding Hope – Part 1
When your faith remains strong after being tested by fiery trials, you will find you’ve gained a more intimate walk with Jesus as you learn to trust him in the darkest places. Join Kay Warren as she gives testimony to the blessings God will bring into your life when you suffer well and allow him to use your pain for his glory.
Sep 03, 2020
A Faith That Handles Delays Patiently – Part 2
How can you be patient when circumstances are uncontrollable, people are unchangeable, and the pain is unbearable and unexplainable? Pastor Rick looks again into the book of James for the answer.
Sep 02, 2020
A Faith That Handles Delays Patiently – Part 1
We may not know all that is happening during this pandemic or how long we will be in it, but we do know God is in control. How should that change the way you think and act? Find out when you join Pastor Rick for this broadcast.
Sep 01, 2020
A Faith That De-escalates Conflict – Part 2
If you're quick to listen and slow to speak, then you will be slow to get angry. Learn how listening intentionally and intensely will help diffuse conflict as Pastor Rick continues to teach from the book of James.
Aug 31, 2020
Offering Forgiveness – Part 1
In this message, Pastor Rick introduces us to the best model for forgiveness as modeled by Jesus.
Aug 31, 2020
Showing Respect – Part 3
It’s easy to retaliate for rudeness with more rudeness, but Jesus calls us to a higher standard. Pastor Rick shares how to respond biblically when others do not treat us with respect.
Aug 31, 2020
Showing Respect – Part 2
In this message, Pastor Rick looks into God’s Word to explain how to respect even those we disagree with.
Aug 31, 2020
Showing Respect – Part 1
Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how to respect people who make life difficult.
Aug 31, 2020
The Balanced Life – Part 3
You have just enough time to do everything God wants you to do. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shares how to put Jesus in the center of your schedule.
Aug 31, 2020
The Balanced Life – Part 2
If you’re carrying a heavy load, it isn’t from Jesus. In this message, Pastor Rick teaches how we can find rest and balance in Jesus.
Aug 31, 2020
The Balanced Life – Part 1
In this message, Pastor Rick reminds us that balance is achievable if we put Jesus in the center of all we do.
Aug 31, 2020
Developing Self-Control – Part 3
Anger has a price tag. When you realize that truth, you’ll be more likely to control your anger. Join Pastor Rick for this message as he continues to teach about self-control.
Aug 31, 2020
Developing Self-Control – Part 2
Join Pastor Rick as he explains how to have more self-control so that your anger won’t turn into sin.
Aug 31, 2020
Developing Self-Control – Part 1
Join Pastor Rick for this lesson on self-control and how to respond to situations in a rational and reasonable way.
Aug 31, 2020
A Faith That De-escalates Conflict – Part 1
In Proverbs we learn that “a gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger” (Proverbs 15:1 NIV). Pastor Rick explains in this broadcast how applying this simple, biblical truth in any conflict will de-escalate the situation.
Aug 30, 2020
Developing Trust – Part 3
God wants you to step out of your comfort zone in faith. Join Pastor Rick for this message as he explains what God can do through your life when you trust him.
Aug 27, 2020
Developing Trust – Part 2
When you don’t trust God, it leads to worry, conflict, and the feeling you have to control everything. In this message, Pastor Rick teaches more steps to developing a greater trust in God.
Aug 26, 2020
Developing Trust – Part 1
When we trust anything or anyone other than God, we set ourselves up for more and more stress. Pastor Rick shares in this broadcast how to develop a greater trust in God.
Aug 25, 2020
Accepting Responsibility – Part 3
Join Pastor Rick as he teaches practical wisdom from God’s Word on how to become more responsible in all areas of your life.
Aug 24, 2020
Accepting Responsibility – Part 2
God cares less about your achievements than he does about your character. In this message, Pastor Rick explains what the Bible says about living a life of high character.
Aug 21, 2020
Accepting Responsibility – Part 1
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains why it is important to say and do things that honor God.
Aug 20, 2020
Choosing My Standard – Part 3
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach how you can build your life on the only standard that is truly dependable, God’s Word.
Aug 19, 2020
Choosing My Standard – Part 2
In this message, Pastor Rick helps you understand how to make the Bible your standard as you build your life on its unchanging values.
Aug 18, 2020
Choosing My Standard – Part 1
What you value in life will define how you live your life. In this broadcast, learn how to live your life standing on a rock-solid foundation of God’s eternal values.
Aug 17, 2020
What to Remember When Things Don't Go Your Way — Part 3
When things don't go your way, focus on the things that will last beyond your life. The greatest use of your life is to invest it in what is eternal. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach from the book of Jonah.
Aug 14, 2020
What to Remember When Things Don't Go Your Way — Part 2
When God’s plans conflict with your own plans, remember God’s goodness. Even though Jonah is mad at God, God is still good to him. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach from the book of Jonah.
Aug 13, 2020
What to Remember When Things Don't Go Your Way — Part 1
God sees the big picture; he sees the past, present, and future all at the same time. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches why we should trust God instead of clinging to our limited understanding.
Aug 12, 2020
What to Do When You Get A Second Chance — Part 4
When God give you a second chance, expect him to use you, no matter what you’ve done or where you’ve been. Join Pastor Rick as shows you why God keeps you alive to fulfill his mission whether you've done anything about it or not up to this point.
Aug 11, 2020
What to Do When You Get A Second Chance — Part 3
When God gives you a warning, it's a good sign. It means he still trusts you with your life mission. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches why it’s critical to obey immediately when God gives you a second chance.
Aug 10, 2020
What to Do When You Get A Second Chance — Part 2
No matter how your circumstances have changed since you stopped following God’s plan, your life mission never changes. When God gives you a second chance, he’s expecting you to return to the mission he created you to complete. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the book of Jonah.
Aug 07, 2020
What to Do When You Get A Second Chance — Part 1
When God gives you a second chance, respond with gratitude and make the mission he gave you the top priority in your life. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the book of Jonah.
Aug 06, 2020
What to Do When It Feels Hopeless — Part 4
Drawing from the life of Jonah, Pastor Rick continues to teach biblical principles for responding to feelings of hopelessness.
Aug 05, 2020
What to Do When It Feels Hopeless — Part 3
Teaching from the book of Jonah, Pastor Rick continues to teach about seven biblical principles for overcoming hopelessness.
Aug 04, 2020
What to Do When It Feels Hopeless — Part 2
Pastor Rick continues to teach biblical principles for overcoming hopelessness, including accepting God's grace and expressing gratitude to God in advance.
Aug 03, 2020
What to Do When It Feels Hopeless — Part 1
Join Pastor Rick as he discusses the biblical principles for responding to feelings of hopelessness. This includes looking to God for your rescue, praying passionately, and focusing on the goodness of God.
Jul 31, 2020
What to Do When You Cause A Storm — Part 3
Is there something God has told you to do that you’re not willing to do? Jonah teaches that running from your mission will create storm in your life.
Jul 30, 2020
What to Do When You Cause A Storm — Part 2
Pastor Rick draws from the book of Jonah, teaching how your life mission will align with God's Word, require a step of faith, and in some way help others. He also looks at the consequences of running away from God’s plan for your life.
Jul 29, 2020
What to Do When You Cause A Storm — Part 1
From the book of Jonah, Pastor Rick teaches principles related to that your life mission. For instance, it will align with God's Word, require a step of faith, in some way help others, and scare you at first.
Jul 28, 2020
Never Fight Your Battles Undressed! – Part 3
How do you put on the full armor of God? Pastor Rick teaches that you do it through prayer. Prayer is how we fight the battle! And just as you do when getting dressed for your day, the best time to pray for the battle ahead—the best time to put on your spiritual armor—is before you even set foot out the door.
Jul 27, 2020
Never Fight Your Battles Undressed! – Part 2
If you’re going to win spiritual battles over doubt, discouragement, depression, and defeat, you’ve got to learn how to control your thoughts. The helmet of salvation helps you see that the truth about you is what God says about you, not what someone else says. If you’ve ever felt mislabeled by others, join Pastor Rick as he teaches you how to submit your thoughts to God.
Jul 24, 2020
Never Fight Your Battles Undressed! – Part 1
We’ve all been born into a battlefield. An invisible, cosmic war is going on all around us. No matter who we are, we are part of this eternal warfare. But the Bible tells us that we’re not alone in this battle. God is with us, and Jesus has already won the battle. Pastor Rick teaches that our fight is not FOR victory; our fight is FROM victory.
Jul 23, 2020
When Your World Falls Apart – Part 3
One of the challenges of living in a broken world is that it will fall apart on us at some point. If you think your life is beyond repair, you’re wrong. If you think that your best days are all behind you, you’re wrong. If you think it’s impossible for God to bring good out of bad, you’re wrong. No matter how broken your life may seem, no matter how badly things have fallen apart, Jesus can make you whole again.
Jul 22, 2020
When Your World Falls Apart – Part 2
No matter what you’re going through and no matter what’s happened in your life, God isn’t through with you. You don’t have to be afraid. He’s never going to leave you or forsake you. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains that God can hear your cries for help, no matter how deep the well seems.
Jul 21, 2020
When Your World Falls Apart – Part 1
God wants you to know he can handle your anger, your gripes, and your grief. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches that if we don’t talk out our emotions with God, we’ll end up taking them out somewhere else. When you feel like your world is falling apart, the first step toward recovery is getting good and honest with God about how you feel.
Jul 20, 2020
Being Faithful in a Faithless World – Part 3
God uses shortages to test our generosity and to grow our faith. It’s easy to be generous when you have a lot. But faithful people are generous even when they don’t have a lot. God will multiply the little you have when you trust him with it. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches that when you do all God tells you to do, he does what you can’t, and he’ll give it back to you in abundance.
Jul 17, 2020
Being Faithful in a Faithless World – Part 2
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches that when we use what God has given us to help others, we show our faith in God. You demonstrate that you can be trusted with the things he gives you and that you’re developing one of his characteristics: generosity.
Jul 16, 2020
Being Faithful in a Faithless World – Part 1
The Bible tells us that God is looking for people with faith but that faithful people are hard to find. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick will encourage you to trust God when it comes to your finances, your health, your job, and your relationships.
Jul 15, 2020
Why is Life in This World So Hard? – Part 3
When you get closer to God, his light reveals the reality of sin. We can see that it causes emotional distress and disappointment, relational distance and discord, financial difficulties, physical decay, deformities, death, and a disconnect with God—the worst result of all. But Jesus says we can take heart because he has overcome the world. He can fill the emptiness in your life and guide you through the tough times.
Jul 14, 2020
Why is Life in This World So Hard? – Part 2
Disappointment is a natural part of life because everything on this planet is broken and nothing works perfectly. But God doesn’t just leave us alone to sort it all out. The Good News is that God knows we’re in a mess and that’s why he sent Jesus to rescue us and to bring us home to heaven.
Jul 13, 2020
Why is Life in This World So Hard? – Part 1
Why is this world so hard to live in? The Bible says it is because we all want to be our own boss—we say, “I know what will make me happy more than God does. I want to do live life on my own.” But here’s the Good News: God has not left us here without hope. He sent us a Savior, his Son, Jesus Christ. When you choose God, he will help you make it through the difficulties of life.
Jul 10, 2020
Making the Hard Changes in Me – Part 4
Satan wants to establish a foothold in your life, and once he gets deep enough into an area of sin, he turns the foothold into a stronghold. Once that happens, it will be harder for you to take back control of your life. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick talks about strongholds and what we can do to protect ourselves against them.
Jul 09, 2020
Making the Hard Changes in Me – Part 3
Spiritual transformation is a process of developing new habits over time. Habits become the building blocks of change and collectively shape our character. There is no such thing as instant maturity. It is a small, step-by-step, gradual, incremental process as the Holy Spirit guides us into deeper maturity.
Jul 09, 2020
Making the Hard Changes in Me – Part 2
Imagine what it would be like if you tried to live a perfect life, but the way you keep things perfect is by avoiding any chance of making mistakes. You’d always be paralyzed by indecision. The Bible says the answer to this is Jesus Christ. You don’t have to be perfect because Jesus is, and that’s Good News.
Jul 09, 2020
Making the Hard Changes in Me – Part 1
The Bible says rebellion against God broke everything in life. Before sin there was no death, no sadness, no sorrow, and no difficulty in the world. It was only when everything got broken that sin brought death into the world. But God has not left us here without hope. He has sent us a Savior, in his Son, Jesus Christ.
Jul 09, 2020
Set Free from Me – Part 4
Whenever we’re afraid, we need to turn our thoughts to God. This is how God’s Spirit sets us free from fear. The Bible says, “For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God. So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, ‘Abba, Father.’ For his Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God’s children” (Romans 8:14-16 NLT).
Jul 09, 2020
Set Free from Me – Part 3
We can become so focused on what NOT to think about that we end up thinking about it even more! The Bible teaches that the thoughts we resist, tend to persist. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches how Jesus helps us to shift our thoughts from negative to positive.
Jul 09, 2020
Set Free from Me – Part 2
You have the ability to say no to sin. Do you hear that? The Bible says we do not have to sin. Pastor Rick explains how we can make the right choices as we respond to the Holy Spirit at work within us.
Jul 09, 2020
Set Free from Me – Part 1
The only way to make real change in your life is to let God change you from the inside out. You simply can’t make lasting changes on your own. Pastor Rick explains that the Holy Spirit is there for us, to help us overcome the self-destructive things we do that keep us from really changing.
Jul 09, 2020
Winning the Battle Inside Me – Part 4
Pastor Rick continues to teach from Romans 7, where the apostle Paul explains why we face temptation, how much temptation costs, and how to win the battle by doing what God tells us to do.
Jul 09, 2020
Winning the Battle Inside Me – Part 3
You may feel totally defeated today. And you’re thinking, “I just want to give up!” Pastor Rick teaches if you’re ready to give up, that’s GOOD! You can stop trying to do everything on your own because it’s impossible. You can’t live life without Jesus. But Jesus can empower you with new life.
Jul 09, 2020
Winning the Battle Inside Me – Part 2
As Christians we are born again with a “new” nature through the Holy Spirit, yet our “old” sin nature still fights for control. The apostle Paul reached a point in his walk with God where he was totally exhausted because of the intense war going on inside him. But ultimately, Paul’s testimony offers us encouragement as we fight the same battle.
Jul 09, 2020
Winning the Battle Inside Me – Part 1
God says when you come to him and ask for forgiveness, he will be faithful to forgive. But God also wants you to confess to another person. Pastor Rick teaches that this accountability partner will help you to make lasting changes because you will experience someone else loving you unconditionally, accepting you, and praying for you.
Jul 09, 2020
When You Feel Like Giving Up – Part 3
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches why it’s important to get your mind off of your circumstances and your problems—and to focus on God’s goodness in your past, his closeness to you in your present, and his power to help you in your future.
Jul 09, 2020
When You Feel Like Giving Up – Part 2
God expects you to run the race he has set for you. He doesn’t expect you to run the race you set for yourself; he doesn’t expect you to run the race other people set for you. Run the race God has set for you! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains why living for the approval of others will hold you back.
Jul 09, 2020
When You Feel Like Giving Up – Part 1
The Bible says there are two things that will hold you back as you run the race God sets before you. First, there are the things that weigh you down, such as unrealistic expectations or being stuck in the past. Second, there are sins, the things we know that are wrong but we do them anyway.
Jul 09, 2020
A Faith That Counters My Bad Habits – Part 2
You’ll never be sinless on this side of eternity, but you can sin less. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how to identify the emotional patterns that lead to sinful habits. Knowing this will help you stay faithful, even under the stress of the coronavirus crisis.
Jul 08, 2020
A Faith That Counters My Bad Habits – Part 1
God is on your side and wants you to win over temptation. James says that God is faithful and won’t let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But first you must let God help you. Join Pastor Rick for this practical message about overcoming your bad habits, particularly when you’re under stress.
Jul 07, 2020
A Faith That Makes Tough Choices Easier – Part 2
When you’re facing tough choices, the Bible says be encouraged because God will guide you. In fact, even if you make a mistake, God will work things out for good. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach from the book of James.
Jul 06, 2020
A Faith That Makes Tough Choices Easier – Part 1
Did you know God will give you wisdom if you just ask for it. But in order to receive God’s wisdom, it’s important to put him first in your life, to practice his Word, and to trust what he says. Join Pastor Rick for this message on learning how to make stress-free decisions.
Jul 03, 2020
A Faith That Isn't Troubled by Troubles – Part 2
How does God want us to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic? The book of James shows us how we can choose to remain joyful, knowing God can create good from this crisis. We can relax and ask God for wisdom, believe he will help us, and rely on his many promises.
Jul 02, 2020
A Faith That Isn't Troubled by Troubles – Part 1
The book of James says God uses the difficulties in our lives for good. They test our faith, help us develop the perseverance necessary to handle pressure, and mature our character. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches about a faith that isn’t troubled by trouble.
Jul 01, 2020
A Faith That Plants Seeds of Peace – Part 2
What kind of seeds are you planting to establish peace in your relationships? Are you sowing seeds of harmony, trust, patience, and encouragement? Or are you sowing seeds of disagreement, distrust, impatience, and criticism? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the book of James on how you will reap what you sow.
Jun 30, 2020
A Faith That Plants Seeds of Peace – Part 1
How can you plant seeds of peace in your relationships? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the book of James about the six essential seeds you need to plant in your home and community for better relationships.
Jun 29, 2020
A Faith That Walks Through the Valley of the Virus – Part 2
The Bible warns: “The gullible believe anything they're told, but the prudent sift and weigh every word” (Proverbs 14:15 MSG). Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how to protect yourself from people who try to take advantage of a situation, such as the COVID-19 crisis.
Jun 26, 2020
A Faith That Walks Through the Valley of the Virus – Part 1
When we make decisions out of fear, we become vulnerable to lies and fantasies. Faith is the antidote to fear. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach from the book of James.
Jun 25, 2020
A Faith That Anchors Me in a Storm – Part 2
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach us how we can anchor our lives in a way that gives stability, even against life’s inevitable storms.
Jun 24, 2020
A Faith That Anchors Me in a Storm – Part 1
How do you anchor your life in a way that gives you stability against life’s inevitable storms? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the book of James about how we can experience a stabilizing faith.
Jun 23, 2020
A Faith That Stays Calm in a Crisis – Part 2
Anger is a choice. Mismanaged anger is a sin, but managed anger is an asset. The problem isn't anger as much as it is inappropriate expression of anger.
Jun 22, 2020
A Faith That Stays Calm in a Crisis – Part 1
When anger is managed, it produces great marriages, great friendships, great businesses, great leaders, and great progress. It’s important to make the choice beforehand to manage your anger in ways that honor God and other people.
Jun 19, 2020
A Faith That Leads to Emotional Health – Part 3
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach principles from the book of James that will help you emerge from any crisis, including the COVID-19 pandemic, mentally stronger, emotionally healthier, and with greater spiritual maturity.
Jun 18, 2020
A Faith That Leads to Emotional Health – Part 2
The Bible teaches us a faith that leads to emotional health. Join Pastor Rick as he explores the practical principles for coping with stress found in the book of James.
Jun 17, 2020
A Faith That Leads to Emotional Health – Part 1
You can't control the circumstances of life — such as COVID-19 — but you can control how you choose to respond to a crisis. Join Pastor Rick as he explores the practical principles for coping with stress found in the book of James.
Jun 16, 2020
A Faith That Shows Respect to Everyone – Part 2
Prejudice toward another person is essentially saying, "God, you made a mistake in creating a variety of people. You should’ve just made everybody like me." Join Pastor Rick as he explains why God hates prejudice and bigotry.
Jun 15, 2020
A Faith That Shows Respect to Everyone – Part 1
Prejudice is a blatant expression of pride and arrogance. The Bible teaches that when you reject what God has created, you reject his perfect plan and design. Join Pastor Rick for this important teaching.
Jun 12, 2020
A Faith That Loves My Neighbor as Myself – Part 2
What you claim to believe is worthless if it doesn't translate into action. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches the many ways to love your neighbor, even during a pandemic.
Jun 11, 2020
A Faith That Loves My Neighbor as Myself – Part 1
Don’t let the COVID-19 pandemic be your excuse not to follow God’s command to love your neighbor. Reach out, open up, and share life with your neighbors so that they can one day share eternity with you.
Jun 10, 2020
Real Faith Versus Fake Faith - Part 2
There are thousands of promises from God in the Bible. You need these promises to stay stable and strong during the COVID-19 pandemic. But to access those promises, you need to fully trust God. This message will help you look at your actions and see if they are true to what you say you believe.
Jun 09, 2020
Real Faith Versus Fake Faith - Part 1
What’s the use in saying you have faith, if it doesn’t show up in the way you live and the things you do? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how we can put our faith to work.
Jun 08, 2020
The Kind of Prayer God Answers — Part 3
God answers our prayers when we humbly confess our sins, and when we thank him for his love and promises.
Jun 08, 2020
The Kind of Prayer God Answers — Part 2
Pastor Rick explains how the life of Daniel teaches us that God answers prayers that we pray with sincerity and passion. God wants us to demonstrate that we are serious about our requests.
Jun 08, 2020
The Kind of Prayer God Answers — Part 1
The life of Daniel teaches us that God answers our prayers when we focus our attention on him and when we let God speak to us before we speak to him.
Jun 08, 2020
Will You Stand Strong for God Publicly? — Part 3
Teaching from the book of Daniel, Pastor Rick explains that when we publicly stand strong for God, it encourages other believers to stand strong, too. And it is a powerful example to unbelievers.
Jun 08, 2020
Will You Stand Strong for God Publicly? — Part 2
Daniel teaches us that when we publicly stand up for our beliefs, it gives God a chance to do a miracle in our lives.
Jun 08, 2020
Will You Stand Strong for God Publicly? — Part 1
Pastor Rick talks about the ways we benefit every time we stand for God. Daniel shows us how God gives us victory over fear.
Jun 08, 2020
Are You Learning from Those Who Came Before You? — Part 3
In this message, Pastor Rick explains, “If I don’t humbly learn from the generations before me, I will end up making the exact same mistakes.” Daniel shows us that we should put into practice what we’ve already learned. In fact, we really haven’t learned it until we apply it in our lives.
Jun 08, 2020
Are You Learning from Those Who Came Before You? — Part 2
Daniel reminds us that we can learn lessons from prior generations. Pastor Rick explains one way this can be done is through relationships with mentors, role models, partners, and friends.
Jun 08, 2020
Are You Learning from Those Who Came Before You? — Part 1
We must make a commitment to never stop learning. The Bible says, “If an ax is dull and its edge unsharpened, more strength is needed, but skill will bring success” (Ecclesiastes 10:10 NIV).
Jun 08, 2020
When God Tests You with Success — Part 3
When God makes us successful, he wants us to tell others about how God saved us and changed us.
Jun 05, 2020
When God Tests You with Success — Part 2
When we’re successful, God wants us to continue to trust him, wake up to his greatness, and worship him.
Jun 04, 2020
When God Tests You With Success - Part 1
Daniel teaches us that the first way God will test our success is if we will continue to trust in him.
Jun 03, 2020
When The Heat Is On - Part 3
Pastor Rick teaches from the book of Daniel, explaining that trusting God in a crisis will bring unbelievers to God. And God will reward your faith in Heaven.
Jun 02, 2020
When The Heat Is On - Part 2
Teaching from the life of Daniel, Pastor Rick explains how God will give you a new freedom as he walks with you through the fire.
Jun 01, 2020
When The Heat Is On - Part 1
The book of Daniel teaches us that no matter what crisis we face, God will walk through the fire with us. But God will also use the fire (adversity) to burn off the things that keep us from a full commitment to him.
May 29, 2020
When You’re Asked to Do the Impossible — Part 3
When we’re asked to do the impossible, the Bible teaches us to use what we learn through the circumstances to point others to God.
May 28, 2020
When You’re Asked to Do the Impossible — Part 2
Pastor Rick teaches from the book of Daniel, explaining why we should enlist prayer support from friends when we’re asked to do the impossible. And then we should praise God, expecting him to answer our prayers.
May 27, 2020
When You're Asked To Do The Impossible - Part 1
Teaching from the life of Daniel, Pastor Rick explains why we should respectfully ask “why” when we’re asked to do the impossible. And then we should ask for time to create a solution.
May 26, 2020
When Your Beliefs Are Belittled - Part 3
Pastor Rick teaches from the book of Daniel, explaining why we need to stay connected to a church, a small group, and a ministry.
May 25, 2020
When your Beliefs Are Belittled - Part 2
Pastor Rick teaches from the book of Daniel, explaining why it is important to know God’s Word and to maintain Christian friendships.
May 22, 2020
When Your Beliefs Are Belittled - Part 1
Daniel teaches us how to stay faithful, even when surrounded by people who don’t live according to the Bible.
May 21, 2020
When You're Pressured To Conform - Part 3
Daniel teaches us the biblical way to appeal to an authority when we’re asked to do something we don’t think we should do.
May 20, 2020
When You're Pressured To Conform - Part 2
Daniel helps us discover four qualities God wants us to develop in our lives: (1) Integrity — Daniel never forgot who he was; (2) Discipline — Daniel controlled his ego and his appetite; (3) Control — Daniel was willing to stand alone; and (4) Humility — Daniel was tactful with authority. etkyhnhz
May 19, 2020