Radio teaching Series
40 Days in the Word (2020)
The Bible is your bread and water, and it will sustain you for a lifetime of faithful service. But you have to do more than just read God’s Word! In this series, Pastor Rick walks through the steps of effective Bible study and application so that you can build your life on the solid foundation of God’s Word, letting it change the way you live.|
May 12, 2020
God’s blessing comes from obeying the truth, not just knowing it: “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them” (John 13:17 NIV). Pastor Rick wants you to know that Satan doesn’t mind your Bible study as long as you don’t do anything with what you’ve learned. Find out what you need to do to make sure that doesn’t happen.
May 11, 2020
You’re not going to have much success in winning spiritual battles if you’re starving yourself to death. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shows how to feed yourself on the Word of God—the only thing that has everything you need for sustenance.
May 8, 2020
In this message, Pastor Rick teaches about building your life on a solid biblical foundation because God’s Word is the only thing that never changes. Opinions change, but truth never changes. If it’s true, it has always been true and will always be true. Lies don’t last.
May 7, 2020
It’s not enough to just know the Bible; you have to do it! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick wants you to understand how to turn your biblical knowledge into action so that you can take responsibility: “Remember, it is sin to know what you ought to do and then not do it” (James 4:17 NLT).
May 6, 2020
Simplicity is key when it comes to having an effective quiet time. Join Pastor Rick as he walks through six simple steps that will start you on a rewarding devotional journey. “The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty” (Proverbs 21:5 ESV).
May 5, 2020
One tip that will help you become a doer of the Word is to write a one-sentence application based on what you read in the Bible. Pastor Rick points to four characteristics of a good application sentence that will help you become a doer of God’s Word and not just a hearer.
May 4, 2020
As you read the Bible, you should be asking God, “What should I do with this passage?” In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shares his Bible study tool called the “probe-it” method, in which you probe a biblical text with questions so that its application will change your life.
May 1, 2020
In this message, Pastor Rick teaches that the ultimate goal of all Bible study is application. If you only believe the parts of the Bible that you apply in your life, then what do you truly believe? Let God’s Word and this message move you forward in faith as you let the Bible change the way you live, love, and think.
April 30, 2020
If you want to be successful, God says you should meditate on his Word: “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful” (Joshua 1:8 NIV). So, how do you do it? Pastor Rick shares the answer in this broadcast on biblical meditation.
April 29, 2020
The Bible is your water and bread—you were never meant to live without it! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick uncovers just how essential God’s Word is to living a full and abundant life.
April 28, 2020
“If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine” (John 8:31 NASB). In this message, Pastor Rick shares four tips that will help you develop a lifelong habit of reading and studying God’s Word.
April 27, 2020
Too many of us spend our lives working for the approval of others. But Pastor Rick wants you to know that no one can fathom your full potential except your Creator. Join Pastor Rick as he reveals words from the Bible that will unlock all you’ve been made to do and be.
April 24, 2020
The more you read God’s Word when you’re down, the more he lifts you up. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick presents the Bible as the ultimate mood elevator. Find out how you can get freedom from discouragement through the truth of God’s Word.
April 23, 2020
It’s not enough to just know the Bible and study it. We are meant to be doers of the Word and not just hearers. Find out how to activate your faith and stimulate your spiritual growth through this message from Pastor Rick.
April 22, 2020
God doesn’t want you to carry the baggage of guilt, regret, and shame throughout your life. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick offers hope through the Word of God for those struggling with the weight of their sin: “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9 NIV).
April 21, 2020
God wants you to know that he loves you, he saved you, and you can spend eternity with him. How does he let you know? Through his Word. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how to make God’s Word a regular part of your life so that it can change your life.
April 20, 2020
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to explain why you can trust the Bible to be the unchanging foundation of your life: “Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice . . . They are like a man building a house, who dug down deep and laid the foundation on rock” (Luke 6:47-48 NIV).
April 17, 2020
In this message, Pastor Rick talks about the marvel of the Bible—how one book could be so despised and disputed yet such an integral part of culture. Learn why you should trust in the one thing that will last: “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away” (Matthew 24:35 NIV).
April 16, 2020
Many people have a hard time trusting the Bible because they don’t trust the men who wrote it. Pastor Rick uses this message to show just how much Jesus believed in and trusted the Bible—and why you should, too.
April 15, 2020
The only reason the universe works is because God is true all the time. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick offers proof, through the example of history, that we can trust God’s Word. This is not only because the Bible is doctrinally and theologically accurate, but because God cannot lie.
April 14, 2020
There will be a difference in your life when you learn how to gaze into God’s Word instead of glancing at it. Here, Pastor Rick shows how to use God’s Word as a mirror to evaluate your life through four simple steps.
April 13, 2020
Just as a gardener prepares the soil so that he will receive a harvest, you have to be prepared for God’s Word in order to hear God’s Word. In this message, Pastor Rick walks through four steps to better prepare your heart and attitude to receive God’s Word.