Read Rick’s 31-Day Devotions
To know God better means your primary relationships should provide you contexts to deepen your experience with Him. If your primary contacts do not give you that kind of care, you should consider changing your closest network of friends.
While it is true that evil companions can corrupt your morals (1 Corinthians 15:33), it is also true that good friends can make you a better person. Good friends are a substantial reason you should pursue biblical companions–those who want to motivate you to live a God-glorifying life.
Here is a set of questions that Lucia and I ask each other regularly. These conversation starters get the ball rolling as we transparently share our experience with God—the good and the bad of it–with each other. I recommend them to you.
Rick launched the Life Over Coffee global training network in 2008 to bring hope and help for you and others by creating resources that spark conversations for transformation. His primary responsibilities are resource creation and leadership development, which he does through speaking, writing, podcasting, and educating.
In 1990 he earned a BA in Theology and, in 1991, a BS in Education. In 1993, he received his ordination into Christian ministry, and in 2000 he graduated with an MA in Counseling from The Master’s University. In 2006 he was recognized as a Fellow of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).