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

 

02: People

In this episode, meet the second character introduced to us in the Bible: people. The Bible tells us that human beings are created in God’s image. That fact alone makes us more extraordinary than everything else in creation!

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01: God

In Genesis 1:1 we see that God is the first one mentioned in the Bible. In this episode we learn the most important thing the Bible wants us to know about God – that he loves us.

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00: Who’s in the Bible? Preview for Parents

Welcome to “Who’s in the Bible? A Podcast for Kids.” Before you listen to the rest of the series, check out this special preview episode where hosts Lance Lawson and Aric Harding speak directly to parents, and give a quick overview of what this podcast is all about.

 

027: Who’s In The Bible? Introducing a New Podcast for Kids

In this episode, Ryan Lehtinen talks with Lance Lawson and Aric Harding about the joys and challenges of discipling their children. They share some helpful tips and stories of failures that will encourage anyone in a position to impact the life of a young person. They also talk about their new project, “Who’s In The Bible? A Podcast for Kids,” launching March 6 with weekly episodes.

 

026: Following Christ as a NASA Flight Surgeon – An Interview with Rick Scheuring

As a child Rick Scheuring had dreams of becoming a doctor, but he also had a love of space. He could have never imagined being able to combine those two passions into one profession as he does today. Currently he is NASA’s Lead Flight Surgeon for astronaut Drew Morgan (also a member of Clear Creek Community Church). Rick and Michelle have been married for 26 years and have five children. In this interview, Ryan Lehtinen sits down with Rick to talk about how his career in the sciences has grown his faith in Jesus and love for the Bible, and how his work gives him opportunities to share the good news of the gospel with those around him.

RESOURCES:

Faith & Science Resources
Faith & Science (message series)

 

025: The Big Picture – How the Whole Bible Points to Jesus

The Bible is comprised of 66 books, written over a period of 1,500 years, in three different languages, by at least 40 authors, and yet it is one cohesive story of God’s redemption of the world. Ryan Lehtinen talks with Doug Dawson about his journey to understand the big picture of the Bible and how the gospel of grace found in Christ is the culmination of the entire biblical narrative.

RESOURCES:

The Holy Bible

Big Picture of the Bible class

God’s Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible by Vaughn Roberts

Gospel and Kingdom by Graeme Goldsworthy

The Scriptures Testify about Me by D.A. Carson

The Unfolding Mystery: Discovering Christ in the Old Testament by Edmund P. Clowney

The Bible Project

Exploring My Strange Bible (Podcast)

Help Me Teach The Bible (Podcast)

 

024: Legacy – Living Life to Maximize Significance

What do you hope people will say about you at your funeral? When we’re gone, more important than any possessions we might have acquired, we leave behind a legacy. On this episode, Ryan Lehtinen talks with Bruce Wesley and Mark Carden about what legacy really is and how their purpose and ambitions have been refined over time.

RESOURCES:  

Halftime: Moving from Success to Significance by Bob Buford

Living a Life on Loan by Rick Rushaw and Eric Swanson