Radio teaching Series
The Habits of Happiness
Join Pastor Rick for this series on developing the daily habits that will make you a happy person as he walks through Philippians, the happiest book in the Bible.|
February 29, 2016
Every time you’re generous, you invest in your eternal home. Jesus called this principle “storing up treasure in Heaven.” Pastor Rick teaches in this message what it means to store up treasure in Heaven rather than storing up things here on Earth and how you can make an eternal investment in other people.
February 26, 2016
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains why every time you show generosity, you strengthen your faith. “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done” (Philippians 4:6).
February 25, 2016
You earn a living by what you make, but you earn the respect and gratitude of others and a legacy and reputation by what you give. In this message, Pastor Rick shares how the most giving people are the most appreciated people and how you can invest in others through your generosity.
February 24, 2016
If you want to lower your stress, you have to change what you think about and control what you allow in your mind. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick gives the eight tests from the Bible for whether you should allow something in your mind or not.
February 23, 2016
There’s no area of your life that God is not interested in. He already knows what you need and how he will provide, but he still wants you to ask him for it. In this message, Pastor Rick teaches how to pray about everything instead of worrying.
February 22, 2016
The number one source of stress in your life is not work; it’s worry. But God is very clear in the Bible what he thinks about worry. Philippians 4:6 says, “Don’t worry about anything.” Pastor Rick shares in this broadcast the four reasons you need to let go of your worry.
February 19, 2016
America is on trivial pursuit. We’re living for things that don’t really matter. So to be counter culture, you’ve got to focus not on what’s current but what’s eternal. Pastor Rick shares in this message how to live in light of eternity and, instead of stressing out, be a happier person.
February 18, 2016
You can’t earn God’s approval, love, or recognition. God is love, and he loves you unconditionally. Pastor Rick explains in this message that if you want to be a happy person, you need to learn to relax in God’s grace every day.
February 17, 2016
One skill that doesn’t really seem to be taught in school anymore is how to work well with others. But it’s one of the most important skills to learn if you’re going to be a happy person. Pastor Rick uses this message to explain two skills you should learn if you want to work well with other people.
February 16, 2016
If you’re going to be happy in your relationships and in life, you have to learn to be a trustworthy and reliable person. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shares the two things you need to do to develop a reputation of reliability.
February 15, 2016
The starting point for all happiness is shifting the focus away from yourself. If all you think about is yourself, you’re going to be a pretty miserable person. Pastor Rick teaches in this message that if you truly want to be happy in life, you have to care about the needs of those around you.
February 12, 2016
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches the two things that will bring more happiness to your life than anything else and how they define what it means to follow Jesus. “Even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
February 11, 2016
If you want to get out of your depression, you have to change the way you think. Pastor Rick shares in this message how to be transformed by the renewing of your mind and the importance of meditating on God’s Word.
February 10, 2016
No matter what you’re going to face this next week, you’re not going to face it alone. God is with you, he is in you, and he is for you. In this message, Pastor Rick explains why those three truths should give you the power to overcome depression and have a happy heart.
February 9, 2016
In this message, Pastor Rick wants you to learn to ask the question, “What would Jesus do?” so that you’ll always come up with a humble answer that builds harmony and happiness rather than difficulty, defeat, bitterness, and resentment.
February 8, 2016
Philippians 2:4 says, “Do not be interested only in your own life, but be interested in the lives of others.” Pastor Rick uses this message to help you understand how important it is to pay attention to the people around you if you want to have happy relationships.
February 5, 2016
We have an “I” problem! “I” want what “I” want and “I” want it now, and that causes all kinds of problems. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches why, in any relationship, you should never let pride be your guide and the two conflict-creating kinds of pride that you should avoid.
February 4, 2016
Happiness comes from service and giving your life away. Until you understand this, you’re not going to be happy for much of your life. In this message, Pastor Rick explains how happiness does not come from self-gratification but from self-sacrifice.
February 3, 2016
You’re as happy as you choose to be! If others are unhappy with you, that’s their choice. Pastor Rick shares in this message how to look at every problem from God’s viewpoint so that you never let what other people say or do control your happiness.
February 2, 2016
Any time you have a problem that’s starting to get you down, Pastor Rick wants you to learn through this message to do what Paul did: see it from God’s point of view. Ask, “What is God doing here? What’s the bigger picture? What’s the bigger perspective?” Then you’ll be able to face the problem in faith.
February 1, 2016
There are things in other people’s lives that you’d like to change. We always want to change other people. But you can’t! You can, however, pray, and let God do his work in other people. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains how positive prayer builds stronger relationships.
January 29, 2016
Your memories are a choice. If you want to hold on to your painful memories, go right ahead. But you’re not going to be happy! Pastor Rick uses Paul’s example in this message to teach you how to choose to have selective memory and focus on the good times in a relationship.
January 28, 2016
If you want to have healthy relationships, you have to start with an attitude of gratitude. In this message, Pastor Rick walks through the ways you will be far happier and enjoy your relationships more if you will develop the habit of being grateful for the people in your life.