Podcasts

142: A Conversation with Ryan Lehtinen

If Ryan Lehtinen wasn’t the pastor of the Egret Bay Campus, what would he do?

What’s his favorite food?

What are his plans for his sabbatical this summer?

On this episode Lance Lawson talked with Ryan before he went on sabbatical about his family, his passions, and his hope for the future of Clear Creek Community Church and the Egret Bay Campus.

He also shares the story of delivering his third child in his van in a Waffle House parking lot.

135: A Conversation with Aaron Lutz

If Aaron Lutz wasn’t the pastor of the East 96 Campus, what would he do?

How many home runs did he hit in high school?

What’s his favorite food?

On this episode Ryan Lehtinen talks with Aaron about his family, his passions, and his hope for the future of Clear Creek Community Church and the East 96 Campus.

He also shares his list of favorite restaurants in the Houston area.

132: Busy Life on Mission

One the values of Clear Creek Community Church is Missional Living.

We demonstrate the power of following Jesus to those around us by showing the love of Jesus to everyone we meet.

But what if your life is busy…really busy?

You might be surprised to know that even in the busyness of life there’s opportunity to live on mission for Jesus.

In fact, the busyness might provide more opportunity than you ever thought.

On this episode, Ryan Lehtinen talks with Brandi DeGroot about how her family lives on mission in midst of a full schedule.

 

129: A Conversation with Chris Alston

What does little league, sushi, and mowing have in common?

They are all things Chris Alston loves.

On this episode, Rachel talks with Chris about his years of serving as a pastor at Clear Creek Community Church, his family, his passions, and what he would do if he wasn’t a pastor.

 

128: Women in the Church — Discernment and Discipleship

Our culture clamors with voices seeking attention and influence in women’s lives.

From Bible study teachers to internet influencers, we choose daily who will lead and guide us.

Why is it important that women have other women’s voices in their lives?

How can we discern the best sources to teach and disciple us?

Guest host Yancey Arrington talks with Rachel Chester and Mandy Turner about the unique contributions and challenges women face today within the church.

 

 

122: A Conversation with Bruce Wesley

What does steak, fly fishing, and Braveheart have in common?

They are all things Bruce Wesley loves.

On this episode, Ryan talks with Bruce about his 28 years of serving as Lead Pastor at Clear Creek Community Church, his family, his passions, and what he would do if he wasn’t a pastor.

100: Upcoming Preaching Changes

This fall we’re making a few changes to our services aimed at advancing our mission to lead unchurched people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. On the 100th episode of the Clear Creek Resources podcast, Ryan Lehtinen sits down with Bruce Wesley and Yancey Arrington to discuss what went into the decision to lengthen our services, shift to concurrent preaching at all campuses, and gradually move towards more live preaching.

 

097: Ted Lasso on Cynicism, Marriage, and Leadership

When confronted with rudeness, anger, or disrespect, coach Ted Lasso responds with a friendly smile and encouraging remark without a hint of sarcasm or malice. There’s something winsome about this character, and yet there’s real pain in his heart. On this episode, Ryan Lehtinen, Rachel Chester, Lance Lawson and Brad Loser discuss how Ted Lasso offers a refreshing contrast to the cynicism of our day, how marriage is worth fighting for, and how to lead others by genuinely caring for them.

**Please note that Ted Lasso is rated TV-MA and contains adult language, so use wisdom to determine if it is appropriate for you or your family. For discernment tips listen to episode 092: Watching Movies with a Christian Worldview.

091: A Conversation with Yancey Arrington

What do the Astros, Texas history, and brisket have in common? They are all things Yancey Arrington loves. On this episode Ryan Lehtinen talks with Yancey about his 23 years of serving as the Teaching Pastor at Clear Creek Community Church, his family, his passions, and what he would do if he wasn’t a pastor.

076: Christian Celebrity

It happens every so often that we see prominent and popular Christian leaders, celebrities if you will, stumble and fall. A story breaks, or someone comes forward and all of a sudden we’re left wondering about this person and their ministry and if it was all for real. On this episode, Jon Coffey sits down with Clear Creek Community Church’s Lead Pastor, Bruce Wesley, to discuss the dangers of the Christian celebrity and how we can appreciate God-given gifts and talents without creating idols.

Resources: 

The Danger of Idolizing ‘Christian Celebrities’ – Relevant Magazine

CCStories

The Aaron Suhre Story

“We’re just this small story in the greater, bigger story of what God is doing. These are some things God has done in this life for his greater good.”   – Aaron Suhre