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(PODCAST) THE WAYS OF JESUS: Exercising Agency

Join Rick for the second episode of the new series—“THE WAYS OF JESUS.” Researchers say a strong factor feeding resilience is “the degree of control that the person has over the stressor.” When we can’t exert any control over the trauma we’ve experienced, the “agency” that fuels our hope is obliterated.…

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(PODCAST) THE WAYS OF JESUS: The Turnaround

Join Rick for the first episode of the series—“THE WAYS OF JESUS.” There was a miraculous birth that preceded the miraculous birth of Jesus—John the Baptist. He was born of an elderly couple, chosen to “prepare the way” for Jesus by calling the Jews to repentance.…

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(PODCAST) JESUS IN THE REAL WORLD: Moral Compass #2

Join Rick for the final episode in the series—“JESUS IN THE REAL WORLD.” By mapping our responses to moral decision-making situations we can create a “moral map” for how human beings make right/wrong choices. But what about Jesus’ moral map? We discover that map in His “Sermon on the Mount.”…

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(PODCAST) JESUS IN THE REAL WORLD: Moral Compass #1

Join Rick for the eighth episode in a new ongoing series—“JESUS IN THE REAL WORLD.” In a curious encounter with His disciples and a gathered crowd, Jesus suggests that weather forecasting is a good metaphor for moral decision-making. Then He asks a question that seems self-evident: “Why can’t you decide for yourselves what is right?”…

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(PODCAST) JESUS IN THE REAL WORLD: New You

Join Rick for the seventh episode in a new ongoing series—“JESUS IN THE REAL WORLD.” Here in January our focus has shifted to resolutions—making commitments to change or improve aspects of our life. But are New Year’s resolutions consistent with the way of Jesus, or not?…

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(PODCAST) JESUS IN THE REAL WORLD:Gift-Giving

Join Rick for the sixth episode in a new ongoing series—“JESUS IN THE REAL WORLD.” The “messaging” around Christmas is deeply embedded in us—at no other time during the year is gift-giving such a major focus of our life. And there’s a lot on the line for us.…

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(PODCAST) JESUS IN THE REAL WORLD: Enemies/Schmenemies

Join Rick for the third episode in a new ongoing series—“JESUS IN THE REAL WORLD.” We live in an age of enemies… Never has it been easier, or more likely, that we will create enemies just by living our life… Case In Point: Choose any random post on the social media site Nextdoor and you’ll see enemy-making up close—guaranteed.…

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