208: BREAD — Experiencing Jesus in Scripture

One of the primary ways God speaks to us is through Scripture, and yet, so often we leave our copy unopened on the coffee table.

In this episode, Rachel Chester talks with Ryan Lehtinen, Denise Ward, and Tanner Smith about Clear Creek’s plan to read through the New Testament in 2024 and how B.R.E.A.D. can help us to that together.

207: Christmas Q&A with Yancey Arrington

Was Jesus really born on December 25th?

Where does Santa even come from?

And, what is Yancey’s favorite Christmas meal?

On this episode, Rachel Chester asks Yancey some of the most common questions about Christmas.

206: Can Anyone Really Understand the Bible? (A Closer Look at 2 Peter 3:14-18)

So many Christians have a deep desire to study the Bible, but find themselves confused or frustrated along the way.

In this episode, Tanner Smith, Aaron Chester, and Tiffany Ravedutti get practical about if its really possible to understand the Bible, and if so, how to do it.

205: Where is Jesus Now? And, When is He Coming Back? (A Closer Look at 2 Peter 3: 1-13)

Jesus has risen from the grave, he’s alive!

But….where is he and what is he doing now?

When will he be back?

In this episode, Rachel Chester discusses these questions and more with Jenna Kraft and Aaron Chester.

204: Why is God So Angry? (A Closer Look at 2 Peter 2:1-22)

Is God an always affirming easy-going Santa in the sky?

Or is he an always angry vindictive monster in the sky?

On this episode, Tanner Smith talks with Aaron and Rachel Chester about a biblical understanding of the character of God and our desperate need for justice.

203: Are There Any Modern Day Prophets? (A Closer Look at 2 Peter 1:16-21)

On this episode, Tiffany Ravedutti talks with Yancey Arrington and Jenna Kraft about what prophecy looks like in the Bible, if there are any modern day prophets, and how we can think biblically about prophecy today.

202: Do Top 5 Lists Really Make a Difference?

Small groups and Top Five lists have been a fundament part of how CCCC seeks to grow in faith and spread the gospel of Jesus.

But do they really have an impact?

In this episode, Ted Ryskoski hears the incredible story of how Steven Pittman, Derek Willis, Larry Crochet, and Josh Yahoudy came to Christ through the faithfulness of God working through the commitment of these families to invite others to know and follow Jesus.

201: 30th Anniversary – Looking Back with Bruce and Susan Wesley

Thirty years!

Thirty years since Bruce and Susan founded Clear Creek Community Church.

On this episode, Ted Ryskoski talks with Bruce and Susan Wesley about the highs, the lows, and everything in between of the past three decades.

200: Did Jesus Really Come Back From the Dead? (A Closer Look at 2 Peter 1:5-14)

Is the resurrection of Jesus fact or fiction?

Does it even matter?

In this episode, Tiffany Ravedutti sits down with Jenna Kraft and Yancey Arrington to discuss the resurrection of Jesus, the evidence to support it, and its impact on the daily lives of Christians today.

199: Is Jesus Really God? (A Closer Look at 2 Peter 1:1-4)

Seventy-three percent of evangelicals believe Jesus was created by God.

Forty-four percent of evangelicals believe Jesus was a great teacher, but not God.

Is this right? Or is Jesus really God?

Is there any biblical evidence for claiming the divinity of Jesus and does this even affect our faith?

In this episode, Lance Lawson asks Greg Poore and Aaron Chester these questions and more.