Episode 6: Facing Death Every Day as a Coroner – An Interview with Steve Laker

Pastors Jen and Cory welcome Steve Laker, the Deputy Coroner for the Kane County Coroner’s Office. Hear how Steve’s faith helps him stay strong within an emotionally strenuous role of working with the deceased. Jen and Cory also discuss with Steve about how important empathy & compassion are within his field, how rewarding it is …

Bible Savvy Podcast | S3 Episode 13: Mark 8:34-9:13

Join Pastors Nikki and Eric as a special guest substitutes in for Pastor Clayton. She is the co-host of the ‘Faith at Work’ podcast, Pastor Jen Kelly! Tune in for the call out of the century as these podcast worlds collide in one epic collaboration! The pastors will also analyze The Way of the Cross …

Bible Savvy Podcast | S3 Episode 12: Mark 1

Happy Thanksgiving! Pastors Clayton, Nikki, and Eric discuss their Thanksgiving weekends in great, accurate detail! No pre-recorded shenanigans discussed there as these things totally happened after the holiday! They also analyze the hope, symbolism, and the invitation that is found within Mark 1:1-15. Jump into the Bible Savvy reading schedule at biblesavvy.com.

Episode 5: How We Image A Working God – An Interview with Pastor Tom Nelson

Pastors and hosts Jen Kelly and Cory Shumate interview pastor Tom Nelson. Tom is the president of Made to Flourish, council member for The Gospel Coalition, and has served as the senior pastor at a non-affiliated (yet, wonderfully named) Christ Community Church located in Kansas City. Tom is the author of several books, including Work …

Bible Savvy Podcast | S3 Episode 11: Ecclesiastes 12

Pastors Clayton, Nikki, and Eric answer one of their most controversial questions yet as they discuss if we should put up Christmas decorations BEFORE or AFTER Thanksgiving. They also analyze the strong levels of poetic symbolism & wisdom found within Ecclesiastes 12:1-14. Jump into the Bible Savvy reading schedule at biblesavvy.com.

Episode 4: Public, Private, or Homeschool? – An interview with Kate Hertz and Michelle Keenon

One of the three top vocations at Christ Community Church is in education. On this episode, Pastors Jen Kelly and Cory Shumate sit down with two of those teachers in the congregation, Kate Hertz and Michelle Keenon. They share their biggest challenges, least favorite school subjects, and what they themselves have learned from the trials …

Bible Savvy Podcast | S3 Episode 9: Proverbs 25

After two full seasons, Magilla Gorilla and Sniffles the Mouse are finally discussed on the Bible Savvy Podcast. For real. Pastors Clayton, Eric, and Nikki get big smiles while answering an important question from a Huntley Campus listener. It’s also the last week in the Book of Proverbs! Jump into the Bible Savvy reading schedule …

Episode 3: Redefining Auto Service – An Interview with Kyle Martin

Christ Community Church Pastors Jen Kelly and Cory Shumate welcome local auto-service shop owner Kyle Martin. Kyle and his wife opened their auto repair business to combine a love of serving people and knowledge in automotive repairs to provide customers with an auto-repair option that is run with integrity and a high value on customers. …

Episode 2: Emergency Room Faith – An Interview with Dr. Lina Abujamra

Christ Community Church Pastors Jen Kelly and Cory Shumate welcome guest Lina Abujamra, a pediatric ER doctor, now practicing telemedicine, and founder of Living With Power Ministries. Her vision is to bring hope to the world by connecting biblical answers to everyday life and equipping believers to live out their faith in today’s culture. A …

Episode 1: Your Work Matters More Than You Think – An Interview with Dr. Mark Roberts

For the first conversation about the joys and tensions of faith in our everyday work, hosts Jen Kelly and Cory Shumate welcome guest Dr. Mark Roberts, author of eight books and dozens of articles. He is the principal writer of Life for Leaders, the De Pree Center’s daily digital devotion. Mark speaks frequently in churches, …