Tag Archive for: Parenting

197: How Do I Talk to My Kids About Sex (and Porn)?

Sex is one of those topics that is ubiquitous in our culture, but can be incredibly intimidating to discuss with our kids.

Pornography is a billion dollar industry and almost impossible to shield our kids from completely.

How do we approach these topics with our kids?

In this episode, Ted Ryskoski talks with Lindsey Lehtinen and Kevin Hester about how we can talk to our kids about the beauty of God’s gift of sex and the reality of how it can be distorted and dangerous in our broken world.


196: How Do I Talk to My Kids About Bullies?

We all hope for kind kids, but the reality is that bullying is everywhere, and its really hard when it happens to your child.

How do we teach our kids to respond when they see bullying?

How do we talk to our kids if they are the one being mean?

In this episode, Rachel Chester talks with Lance Lawson and Susan Wesley about this tough topic.


195: How Do I Talk to My Kids About Others (Religions, Politics, Beliefs)?

Our culture is becoming more pluralistic all the time and Christian lives look purposefully different as well.

In this episode, Rachel Chester talks with Yancey Arrington and Ryan Lehtinen about how we can talk to our kids about those who believe and live differently, in a way that models gospel love.

194: How Do I Talk to My Kids About Big Emotions?

It’s difficult to understand and control our own emotions sometimes, but what about our kids?

How can we discuss and model emotions in a way that honors God and love our kids well?

In this episode, Tiffany Ravedutti talks with Tara Warner, Clinical Director of LifeTree Counseling Center, about these questions and more.

178: How Do I Talk to My Spouse?

Communication in marriage really matters!

On this episode, Aaron & Bethany Lutz sit down with Tanner & Erin Smith to talk about the practicality of communication in marriage.

If marriage is meant to be a reflection of the gospel, how do we communicate in ways that honor our spouse and honor God?

177: Anchor Point – Giving Families Hope

No one is beyond hope: that is the vision behind AnchorPoint, which provides education and empowerment to parents.

On this episode, Rachel Chester talks with Debbie Simmons, founder and CEO of AnchorPoint, and Amanda Ring, Executive Director of Hope Community, about the many ways AnchorPoint comes alongside parents from prenatal care, parent education classes, financial planning, and much more, in their effort to value life and provide tangible hope for all types of families.


02: Camp at Clear Creek – Partnering with Parents

Summer camps at Clear Creek Community Church have a huge impact on the kids that attend and their faith journey.

Kyle Mikulan sits down with Nicole Morris and Cody Mather to talk about Creek Kids Camp and Camp Creek (Jr. high and high school), the people it takes to make camps happen, the generosity of our church, and the reason that we put such a value on going to camp.


01: Why Family Matters — Partnering with Parents

While no two families are the same, God has a high value for family.

In this episode, Kyle Mikulan sits down with Lance Lawson to discuss why family is so important, what God tells us about family, and practical things that we can do as parents to help our kids know that we are invested in them and their devotion to Christ.

168: Partnering with Parents – A New Podcast

Are parents really the primary disciple-makers of their children?

How can the church come alongside families growing in faith?

In this episode, Rachel Chester talks with Lisa Carden, Creek Kids Director, Kyle Mikulan, Students Director at Clear Lake, and Yancey Arrington, Teaching Pastor, about how all parents can and should lead the way in discipling their children and how CCCC wants to partner with them.

Kyle also announces a new podcast from Clear Creek Resources: Partnering with Parents!

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.

Tag Archive for: Parenting


Camp is over and now your student may be asking questions like “How do I continue to grow in my faith?” or “How do I live out my faith in the world around me?”

Check out this video for four tips to help you journey with your student after camp.

3 Tips for Having Hard Conversations with Your Kids

We’ve all been there. When our child is exposed to something scandalous for the first time, or a teachable moment presents itself, or we suddenly realize just how old our child is these days and it’s past time for them to learn about some more mature subjects.


Here are three tips for navigating through these moments well.

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