By His Grace

On this episode of the By His Grace podcast, I interview Rachael Flick. One thing that is unmistakable for anyone who meets Rachael, or hears her speak, is her passion. Growing up, Rachael dreamed of being a doctor. While her educational path diverged from medicine, Rachael continued to support wellness journeys for others as a high school P.E. teacher and a personal trainer.

Tragically, Rachael lost her husband of ten years on February 5, 2018. Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick was killed in the line of duty while attempting to arrest a car thief. On the day of Micah’s funeral, Rachael stood before thousands of uniformed police and a globally streamed audience to call a broken nation to a return to honoring. Filled with the power of God, Rachael spoke into the highly charged cultural conflict that has resulted in the intentional murder of law enforcement.

Rachael’s Story

Rachael and I discuss her profound loss, the redemption that the Lord brought forth out of her dark season, how we, as citizens, can counter anti-police rhetoric, and how she found hope amid hardship. 

Key Takeaways

  • “I felt the tangible touch of God on my chest.” 
  • “You will be obedient, and you will speak what I say for you to say.” 
  • “80 to 90 percent of law enforcement encounters occur with 10 to 20 percent of the population.” 
  • “The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.” 
  • “The police don’t want to be the bad guy to your children.” 
  • “The power of the empathetic presence is healing.” 


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