Radio teaching Series
A Faith That Works When Life Doesn't (2020)
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we need a faith that works. In this new series, Pastor Rick teaches through the book of James to help you move toward a deep and genuine faith in God and to show you how faith is something you do.|
July 8, 2020
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.
July 7, 2020
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.
July 6, 2020
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.
July 3, 2020
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.
July 2, 2020
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.
July 1, 2020
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.
June 30, 2020
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.
June 29, 2020
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.
June 26, 2020
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.
June 25, 2020
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.
June 24, 2020
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.
June 23, 2020
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.
June 22, 2020
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.
June 19, 2020
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.
June 18, 2020
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.
June 17, 2020
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.
June 16, 2020
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.
June 15, 2020
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.
June 12, 2020
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.
June 11, 2020
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.
June 10, 2020
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.
June 9, 2020
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.