Radio teaching Series

Building a Better Future

The book of Nehemiah is a great example of how God works with you to accomplish his plans and purposes for your life. In this series, Pastor Rick teaches how you can trust God to work within the circumstances that are beyond your control while you plan for the things that you can control.

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December 2, 2022

How to Earn the Respect of Others – Part 2

Nehemiah earned the respect of others by the way he handled conflict. In this lesson, Pastor Rick explains how Nehemiah did it—and how you can do it too.


December 1, 2022

How to Earn the Respect of Others – Part 1

In order to build a better future, God calls his followers to “bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone” (Colossians 3:13 NIV). Join Pastor Rick as he teaches why God uses your humility and generosity to earn respect from others.


November 30, 2022

When You Feel Like Giving Up – Part 3

In this message, Pastor Rick continues to teach how Nehemiah responded to discouragement even as people around him began to doubt his abilities.


November 29, 2022

When You Feel Like Giving Up – Part 2

When God’s people were facing overwhelming opposition, Nehemiah did three things to lead them to finish the wall around Jerusalem. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how to keep going when you feel like giving up.


November 28, 2022

When You Feel Like Giving Up – Part 1

Are you feeling discouraged lately? Discouragement is one of the primary reasons people feel tempted to give up on their God-given dreams. Pastor Rick talks about what will typically discourage you and how God wants you to respond.


November 25, 2022

How to Handle Insults and Ridicule – Part 3

Opposition often creates opportunities for you to build on your dream. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach a biblical response to opposition and criticism. And learn why God wants you to use the gifts, talents, and abilities he’s given you to make a difference.


November 24, 2022

How to Handle Insults and Ridicule – Part 2

Rather than worrying about what people are saying about you, God wants you to spend your days doing the things that please him. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach about biblical responses to criticism when you’re chasing your God-given dreams.


November 23, 2022

How to Handle Insults and Ridicule – Part 1

Life is full of God-given opportunities. But with every opportunity, there will always be opposition. How do you respond to that kind of criticism? Pastor Rick looks to the Bible for an answer to that question.


November 22, 2022

Getting People to Work Together – Part 3

The secret to working well with others is to never stop saying thank you. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach what the Bible says about working together.


November 21, 2022

Getting People to Work Together – Part 2

The New Testament uses the phrase “one another” 58 times. The Bible says Christians are to love one another, help one another, serve one another, bear one another’s burdens, and so on. Join Pastor Rick as he explains what it means to support one another.


November 18, 2022

Getting People to Work Together – Part 1

God never meant for you to go through life isolated, trying to do everything by yourself. Pastor Rick teaches why the work God has for you will always be done—and succeed—in partnership with others.


November 17, 2022

Enlisting Support for Your Dream – Part 3

In this message, Pastor Rick discusses how the support of others can help you withstand opposition and stay encouraged.


November 16, 2022

Enlisting Support for Your Dream – Part 2

God’s timing is always perfect. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches why you can rely on God’s timetable while pursuing your dream.


November 15, 2022

Enlisting Support for Your Dream – Part 1

Anything significant you do in life will require help from others. Join Pastor Rick as he explains why you need the support of others as you work toward your dream.


November 14, 2022

Making a Plan to Improve Your Life – Part 3

Without a plan, you muddle through each day, living a life of confusion. Pastor Rick teaches why God wants you to plan so that you don’t waste your life.


November 11, 2022

Making a Plan to Improve Your Life – Part 2

Nehemiah knew that, as he made his plans, he also had to depend on God. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches what the Bible means when it says, “We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps” Proverbs 16:9 (NLT).


November 10, 2022

Making a Plan to Improve Your Life – Part 1

When it comes to building a better future for yourself, both you and God have a part. God won’t do what he’s given you the brains to do. And you can’t do what only God can do. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches why a better future involves intentional planning in cooperation with God.