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If you need assistance in helping a person, I appeal to you to let our ministry serve as a redemptive companion to those within your care. The resources are free, practical, and always available. This episode walks through a few things that I told my friend. These ideas talk about practical assistance, not practical counseling; you are the primary care person, and we are your supplemental helpers.
1 – Discern the Complexity of the Need
2 – Help for Unbelief and the Need for Change
3 – You Must Be Ready to Pivot at a Moment
4 – Remember the Artificial Counseling Window
5 – Introduce Me to Your Friend
6 – Give Her Excellent Background Reading
If she does read a book, my Suffering Well would be a useful resource as “background reading” while you’re dealing with various issues.
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).