Let The Games Begin: The Mind Game

Too often, we play mind games in relationships. We assume the worst of others, and try to manipulate them in order to get the upper hand. Check out this simple approach to ending The Mind Game in yo[...]

Let The Games Begin: The Blame Game

When we’re guilty, it’s tempting to blame others for our choices. But putting the blame on others is toxic to relationships. Check out this secret to quitting The Blame Game. June 10, 201[...]

Let The Games Begin: The Change Game

There’s nothing more toxic to a relationship than secretly trying to change the other person. It feels awful. It doesn’t work. And it will eventually destroy the relationship. The good news is you[...]

Address The Mess: Messy-er

When you have a mess to address, first options aren’t usually the best options. First options often make messes messier. In this message, Rich explores an approach that can take the -er out of you[...]

Address The Mess: Move Toward The Mess

Jesus told us to love our neighbors as ourselves. But that’s easier said than done. What are the limits of our responsibility to others? The answer may surprise you. May 20, 2018[...]

Address The Mess: Inside Out

A common misperception is that the Christian life is all about avoiding messes and staying out of trouble. But following Jesus isn’t about avoiding something; it’s about becoming something. Ma[...]

Address The Mess: Best Mess Ever

I know a mess when I see one because I am a mess.When we acknowledge our messes, we’re a baby step away from acknowledging God. Your mess has the potential to bring God near you. May 6, 2018[...]

Address The Mess: The Mess In The Mirror

Whether we’re religious or not, we’ve all been in, are in, or are only one decision away from a mess. But there’s a powerful connection between your messes and your relationship with God. April [...]

Honest To God: Guilt Trip

When we fail to measure up to God’s standards, it can drive a wedge in our relationship with him. Resolving the guilt we feel when we think we have disappointing God is simpler than we believe. It r[...]

Honest To God: When Doubts Swirl

When it comes to God and faith, everyone has doubts. Too often, those doubts rob us of the potential for a relationship with God. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Believe it or not, your doub[...]