Tag Archive for: Leadership

154: Legacy at Little League

About 60 million children and teenagers participate in youth sports in America.

Community is often built at the ball field, so how can followers of Jesus leave a legacy at little league?

How can we be a blessing and pass on the goodness of God to the next generation as we participate?

Recently, Aaron Lutz sat down with two area little league coaches, Michael Graves and Aaron Chester, to talk about coaching from a Christian worldview.

153: Rest from Work

We recently wrapped up a sermon series on work: the blessing and burdens of the workplace.

We are created for work, but what about rest?

In today’s episode, Aaron Lutz sits down with Ryan Lehtinen and asks about his recent sabbatical, lessons he learned, and the need we all have to both work and rest.

More Resources:
Rest for the Weary
On Rest: Lessons from Sabbatical with Bruce Wesley

149: Retired — What’s Next?

We are all created for work, but what happens when it is time to retire?

How does this affect our identity? How can we still make a difference?

In today’s episode, Aaron Lutz sits down with Greg Murphy and Glenn Lutz to discuss our need for work, rest, and how we can all participate in God’s work no matter where we are.

148: I Don’t Want to Join a Small Group

If you’ve been around Clear Creek for any time at all, you know we talk about small group often.

But what if you’re too busy, or too shy?

What if you’ve tried group but had a bad experience?

In this episode, Aaron Lutz sits down with Rachel Fisher, Small Groups Associate, to talk about the legitimate obstacles people face when it comes to joining and leading small groups, and why, at the end of the day, they are still worth it.

147: A Conversation with an Enneagram 8 & 9

Does your mind go into overdrive in conflict or does everything seem to slow down?

Do you sometimes feel like you’re too much for people?

Or not enough?

How has the way God wired you affected how you love, serve, and lead?

In our final episode about the Enneagram, Rachel sits down with Yancey Arrington, who is an 8, and Kara Dawson, a 9, to discuss how we should think about the Enneagram itself and how their own, differing personalities affect their mission with Jesus.

146: A Conversation with an Enneagram 6 & 7

Do you prepare for the worst and hope for the best?

Are you energized by the crowd and bring life to the party?

On this episode, Aaron Lutz sits down with Courtney Ricketts and Aric Harding to talk about what it’s like to see the world through the lens of an Enneagram 6 and Enneagram 7.

But more than knowing ourselves better, we want to know and follow Jesus more fully, so how can the Enneagram be used as a tool to grow spiritually?

145: A Conversation with an Enneagram 4 & 5

Have you ever felt misunderstood by the people around you?

Why does your spouse need so much alone time?

On this episode, Rachel Chester talks with Kendra Bates and Mandy Turner about what it’s like to walk in the shoes of an Enneagram 4 and Enneagram 5, and how this tool has helped them to better love and serve God and others.

144: A Conversation with an Enneagram 1 & 2

Do you consistently see things that could be improved?

Do you need to be needed but struggle to express your own needs?

On this episode, Aaron Lutz talks with Sarah Beth Dikun and Abby Willis about what it’s like to see the world through the lens of an Enneagram 1 and Enneagram 2, respectively.

But more importantly, how can the Enneagram be used as a tool to more faithfully follow Jesus?

143: A Conversation with an Enneagram 3

Have you ever wondered why your spouse or friend reacts so differently than you to the same event?

Or, why we all keep struggling with the same fears and obstacles in our spiritual life?

Rachel Chester sits down with Bruce Wesley and Aaron Lutz to discuss the personality type profile, the Enneagram.

They answer how this can be a helpful tool as we try to love others well and grow as disciples of Jesus.

Bruce and Aaron also give us a glimpse into their own personalities and perspectives as Enneagram 3s.

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.