Brother Rick

*Independent Fundamental Baptist
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About Brother Rick

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    Smile! God loves you!
  • Birthday 06/28/1979

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  • Website URL http://www.truthandsong.com

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  • Gender Male
  • Location: Idaho
  • Are you IFB? Yes

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  1. Whats for Supper...

    We went to Tucanos last night... sooo good. TONS OF MEAT.
  2. Free Ebook: Thy Kingdom Come

    It's free right now. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BHADWZ2 If you don't have a Kindle and just want to read it on your computer, click the "buy now" button (it won't charge you if it says it's $0.00) and the screen that follows will give you informationonhow to read it on your computer anda link for downloading theKindle for PC application.
  3. Politically Incorrect Topic In My Wife's Free Book

    I still think cookies are better than cake.
  4. Politically Incorrect Topic In My Wife's Free Book

    Oh my goodness this is insane. For crying out loud we are not all the same. A husband is not a wife and a wife is not a husband anymore than a truck and trailer are the same. You can have an old1950s pickup with a beautiful 2013 fully-loaded trailer - but one is built to LEAD and the other is NOT, regardless of how shiny the metal on the outside happens to be. The Bible says that thewife is supposed to submit to the husband like the church is supposed to submit to Christ. What is so hard about understanding this? Why is this conversation going so long?
  5. Politically Incorrect Topic In My Wife's Free Book

    I know it says that the man is supposed to be the head of the woman but what that really means is cookies are better than cake.
  6. Politically Incorrect Topic In My Wife's Free Book

    KindofBlue, what you call the hierarchy is what is commonly known as the order of the home. It blows my mind how you keep talking about it like it's a matter of opinion or philosophywhen it's one of the clearest things you'll find in the New Testament. You are supposed to be the head of the home, you are supposed to have the final say on things. That's what the Bible says. It doesn't mean you become some tyrant thatdoesn't listen to other people.I spend most of my time probably doing what my family wants, it just means that I have the final say on things. The man is supposed tolove his wife like Christ loved the church. The man is supposed to give his life for his wife as Christ did, but as weare to submit to Christ so too is the wife supposed to submit to thehusband. This is verrrrrrrrry clear in the Bible. When world view clearly and undeniably bucks the Bible, then world view isn't worth a pile of beans and needs to be thrown out.
  7. If You Had An Opportunity, Who Here Would You Like To Meet?

    If we're going to Golden Corral, I'd eveneat with Barrak Obama, Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi. I'll eat with anyone at Golden Corral. That place is awesome. I love Golden Corral. A lot.
  8. Politically Incorrect Topic In My Wife's Free Book

    A: The Bible states clearly in the New Testament that a wife is to be in subjection and submission to her husband.He is to be in submission to God andtobe the head of the home, she is to beunder his authority. Nothing new. B: I'll repeat again the three scenarios that always ring true whenthere is an able-bodiedhusband at home and the mother (not a woman without kids)is working outside the home: 1) They'd rather have more income than have a mother at home with the children. 2) They do not want to lower their standard of living in order to have a mother at home with the children. 3) The husband is unwilling to get a second job in order to meet the needs of the family. (As previously stated, I'm not very sympathetic to people's stories because we lived it and I worked three jobs to keep my wife at home with the kids.) C: Whenever these conversations come up, people always make them situational and not biblical.Then the situations always fall into 1, 2, or 3 under point B. Never is a biblical case made for leaving childen in thehands ofother people to raise. Still waiting for a biblical case. D: Should anyone think that I'm a sexist and not entitled to these opinions, I'd remind you that my wife wrote the book, not me.It originally was a blog of hers that I suggested she turn into a book. She is waaaaay stronger on this stuff than me. If were gonna talk biblical finances I bring her into the room, if we gonna talk escatology - then I come in.
  9. If You Had An Opportunity, Who Here Would You Like To Meet?

    I don't really want to meet any of you. I kinda like the whole long distance ambiguity thing. Just kidding.
  10. Politically Incorrect Topic In My Wife's Free Book

    I don't think there's anything biblically off about that at all. Notice I said "I've never run into a case where a mother..." as in a mother with kids at home. I don't think there's anything unbiblical with a WOMAN working outside of the home so long as she is still operating under the authority of her husband - it's when kids are neglectedbecause the MOTHER is not a keeper AThome.
  11. Free Ebook: Thy Kingdom Come

    I'm planning on doing another five day promo for this, from May 20th-24th.
  12. If You Had An Opportunity, Who Here Would You Like To Meet?

    Brother Rick earned his in a contest. Brother Rick doesn't have to nag. When Brother Rick wants cookies, Brother Rick gets cookies.
  13. If You Had An Opportunity, Who Here Would You Like To Meet?

    Kitagirl sent me cookies once, it would be nice to meet her. Especially if she had some more cookies or cake available.
  14. Politically Incorrect Topic In My Wife's Free Book

    I've never run into a case where a mother, who was married to an able-bodied man, had to work outside the home. Every situation I've ever seen is because they wanted more money, didn't want to give something up or the husband didn't want to work more to earn the needed money. In other words, something was more important than the kids and the biblical admonition to be a keeper AT home. When the bottom fell out in 2007 I had to work three jobs to keep my family afloat. My wife worked as a piano teacher from home during that time as well. I worked normal hours and also at night whenmy family was sleeping. We cut and cut and cut, and my income went up eventually to where I now only work two jobsand my wife homeschools the kids with no additional income. I'm blessed to work normal office hours and to write on Tuesday nights and Sunday afternoons (when people are napping). We still struggle (I'm an "okay" writer, not a good one!) but God is very good to us and we always make it. It CAN be done. By doing it that way we've ensured that WE raise our kids, not someone else. Words cannot express the goodness that comes from that, it is a much greater reward than any amount of money.
  15. Politically Incorrect Topic In My Wife's Free Book

    Good thoughts, folks. Thanks. Sorry the link was bad, I fixed it now. Too bad the promo is over though.