About Rick

Rick has written 120 articles so far, you can find them below.

Authority in Christ

  Here in China, we use these wonderful electric paddles to zap mosquitoes. Whenever we see a mosquito we grab the paddle and electrocute it. It gives a wonderful sense of power! What if we just stood there, though, and didn’t use it? Like mosquitoes, Satan’s fiery darts fly towards us. The shield of faith […] Continue reading →

How to Know God’s Will

   “WHAT SHOULD I DO?…How do I know I am making the right choice?…What is God’s will for my life?…” At some point or another every Christian comes to a point of decision, a crossroads, or an identity crisis that sends him or her seeking for divine wisdom or a revelation from above. Sometimes they […] Continue reading →

Old Town, Neon Sign

     The cities of China are rapidly developing. We are in the midst of road upheaval in our own town- the streets being torn up everywhere while they work on putting in a subway. The picture above is from a peaceful and smaller town hours away. Still keeping the ancient architecture, yet plopping a […] Continue reading →

Psalm 71:7

   I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge Psalm 71:7. I am a wonder to many… They do not understand me, or I said the wrong thing. I have failed them perhaps, or perhaps it is just in my head. Regardless, You are my strong refuge… I will not […] Continue reading →

Are You Living in the Lie or the Truth?

   Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus accursed: and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost 1Corinthians 12:3. There are two different ways to speak about Jesus in this verse. One is a lie, and the […] Continue reading →

Divine Workmanship

   For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them Ephesians 2:10. We are his workmanship. It is easy to get this wrong. It is often the case that believers struggle, trying to do everything in their own efforts. We forget […] Continue reading →

Faith: Go for the Gold

   Things began to go downhill when Solomon started to stray from the Lord’s ways. As America strays from the Lord’s ways we also suffer likewise. The land of Judah followed suit and did “according to all the abominations of the nations which the Lord had cast out before the children of Israel” 1 Kings […] Continue reading →