07: Abram

Things get weird in this episode as Aric and Lance learn about God’s plan to rescue and bless the world through a family, and it all starts with a guy named Abram.

PARENTS GUIDE

 

032: The Resurrection of Jesus – History or Hoax?

Did the resurrection really happen or was it all just made up? On this week of Easter, Ryan Lehtinen sat down with Bruce Wesley and Yancey Arrington to discuss the most compelling evidence for the historical reality of the resurrection of Jesus. They also talk about the hope the resurrection offers for us today.

 

RESOURCES:

Surprised by Hope by N.T. Wright

The Resurrection of the Son of God by N.T. Wright

Jesus and the Eyewitnesses by Richard Bauckham

“Historical Evidence for the Resurrection” by Matt Perman

06: The Tower of Babel

In this episode, Lance and Aric take a trip through history to explore the Tower of Babel, the people of Mesopotamia, and the reason it’s all included in the Bible.

 

031: How to Have Real Community in a Digital World

Our community has been ordered to shelter at home and engage in social distancing. As a church, we have suspended all in-person gatherings until further notice. But, does that mean you have to miss out on real relationships? On this episode, Ryan Lehtinen talks with Karl Garcia and Jon Crump about how to have real community in a digital world.

RESOURCES:

Video Conferencing Tools: Skype, Zoom, Teams, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, Duo,

Virtual Group Best Practices

Wanting to join a group?

05: Noah

The story of Noah and the flood is one of the most well known stories of the Old Testament. When we talk about it, we often focus on the huge boat and pairs of animals. But what if those things aren’t the real point of the story?
Learn more in this episode of Who’s in the Bible.

030: Advice for the Reluctant Homeschool Parent

As a result of schools closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents have unexpectedly had to start homeschooling their kids during this time. To help parents newly tasked with educating their kids, Ryan Lehtinen sits down with experienced teacher and former homeschool parent Jennefer Arrington to encourage parents and discuss things she’s learned over the years.

RESOURCES:

Simply Charlotte Mason

Khan Academy

Additional Homeschooling Resources (PDF)

CCCC Children

CCCC Students

 

04: Cain & Abel

Do you know the story of Cain and Abel? Things take a dark turn in Genesis chapter 4 when two brothers bring gifts to God.

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029: Serving in the Local Church – An Interview with Brad and Amy Thompson

Hundreds of volunteers serve each week at Clear Creek Community Church to help make ministries and services happen. Serving in a ministry area is a great way to connect with people around the church while using your skills and talents for others. Rachel Chester talked with Brad and Amy Thompson on the ups and downs of serving in a local church, discussing how serving has led them to a deeper faith in Christ and fuller understanding of what it means to be a part of community.

RESOURCES:

Find a place to serve!

 

03: Adam & Eve

Chapters 2 and 3 of Genesis tell the story of Adam and Eve, two people who had a special relationship with God and with each other. They lived in paradise with God.

But things weren’t perfect for long.

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028: What Does it Mean to be a “Gospel-Centered Church”?

Gospel Centrality is one of the core values of Clear Creek Community Church. Ryan Lehtinen talks with Bruce Wesley and Yancey Arrington about what it means to be gospel-centered, how it became a core value, and how it influences every aspect of the church.

 

RESOURCES:

Clear Creek Community Church Values

“What Is Gospel-Centered Ministry?” by Timothy Keller (conference video)

“Centrality of the Gospel” by Timothy Keller (article)

The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy Keller

Gospel Wakefulness by Jared Wilson

Tap: Defeating The Sins That Defeat You by Yancey Arrington